thanks for posting Richard...i was getting tired of having this same conversation...that and the myth of not megging a motor in a vacuum...there is a huge difference between megging a motor in a vacuum versus applying line voltage to a motor in a vacuum. i use the PI method (1 minute / 10 minute). a 6 lead compressor can take about an hour so i have to plan for it!
How to make the perfect "Half-Hitch" knot or any other boyscout knot in 3 easy steps...
1. Remove your meter leads from the meter and very carefully return them to their storage case or bag.
2. Wait 2 seconds
3. Very carefully remove your meter leads from their storage place and enjoy your new knot!