BOOM! Lightning strikes...

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BOOM! Lightning strikes...

Post by StroppyChops » Mon Jun 09, 2014 5:57 pm

Direct hit to the lightning rod on the building next door - nice! The cat is a little wide-eyed now.

Why is it that some rods get hit more often than others - better earth?
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Re: BOOM! Lightning strikes...

Post by vladimir » Mon Jun 09, 2014 6:02 pm

StroppyChops wrote:Direct hit to the lightning rod on the building next door - nice! The cat is a little wide-eyed now.

Why is it that some rods get hit more often than others - better earth?
1. Height. Highest point gets hit.

2. Material. Better conductors get hit more often if there is a choice.

3. Other factors such as wind and rain/humidity play a part too.
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Re: BOOM! Lightning strikes...

Post by SockPuppet » Mon Jun 09, 2014 6:05 pm

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Re: BOOM! Lightning strikes...

Post by OrangeDragon » Mon Jun 09, 2014 6:05 pm

#2 means better earth as well... though it's not a sure fire thing.
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Re: BOOM! Lightning strikes...

Post by Mrs Stroppy » Mon Jun 09, 2014 6:06 pm

Nice photo
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Re: BOOM! Lightning strikes...

Post by vladimir » Mon Jun 09, 2014 6:08 pm

Dog hits the 'Smite' button.

An unpredictable and cold motherfucker Dog is.
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Re: BOOM! Lightning strikes...

Post by StroppyChops » Mon Jun 09, 2014 6:12 pm

vladimir wrote:Dog hits the 'Smite' button.

An unpredictable and cold motherfucker Dog is.
:D You're actually changing your country of origin flag on a regular basis, aren't you!
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Re: BOOM! Lightning strikes...

Post by vladimir » Mon Jun 09, 2014 6:16 pm

Have to keep the CIA guessing, Snowden needs whatever help he can find.

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