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    Quote Originally Posted by Phase Loss View Post
    If that's a watt motor, it can be stopped by dropping a rag on it.
    Shoooooot.

    Spin 'em down with a finger until you get up to about a 50w motor... Then it starts to get painful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jpsmith1cm View Post
    Shoooooot.

    Spin 'em down with a finger until you get up to about a 50w motor... Then it starts to get painful.
    Hahaha, Yeah those do tend to leave a mark!
    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crackertech View Post
    Shorting 460 to ground is exciting.
    almost as fun as 575V haha

    Quote Originally Posted by Poodle Head Mikey View Post
    Which is what I used to do - until one day when I took out most of a city block. My little short somehow bypassed a dozen or more fuses and breakers and took out some huge multi thousand amp breaker out at the street somewhere.

    I acted as mystified as everybody else - but I know damned right well what really happened. <g>

    PHM
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    I've seen that happen... not a city block though but did take our a 14kv transformer fuse tho....
    its funny (or nor really) on how the hydro suppliers pace of work, no urgencey to work... but i guess if i was doing 14KV i wouldnt rush either hahaha
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