Life on the Wire!

Erecting the spacer cart on a 230K line. implicit trust between linesman and pilot, no room for error..

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+20 1. Cavabardus commented 9 years ago

Can stop the researches for an illustration of "professional".
We got it.

Respect.
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+14 2. Kendiana commented 9 years ago

All the props in the world. Men like these are the ones responsible for lighting up our lives. Thank you!!! :O
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+32 3. ranger98 commented 9 years ago

That heli pilot has got skills!
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+8 4. gringo commented 9 years ago

There is much tension going on :(|)
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+7 5. Apocalypse11 commented 9 years ago

balls of steel
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+15 6. cameramaster commented 9 years ago

Not what you would call "reVOLTing"...no doubt there was a lot of "high tension" while that was going on......i bet he was glad to get "ohm" at the end of the day! :D :D

but did he offer any "resistance" i wonder , and finally...in what "capacity" did he work ?

ok ok .....'nuff said :D
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+8 7. y3lom commented 9 years ago

#6's comments look like they came out of big bang theory :D
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+1 8. Tehrasha commented 9 years ago

The lines are brand-new and are not energized. The man sitting on the lines has no gear to protect him from coronal discharge. See also: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIjC7DjoVe8 at the 1 minute mark.
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+1 9. cretia commented 9 years ago

looks like bc hydro
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+5 10. mescaline commented 9 years ago

#8 maybe there's no charge to it... but it's high enough, don't you think?
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+3 11. mr-rex commented 9 years ago

How much the salary of this work
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+1 12. Teqskater commented 9 years ago

#8 Yup. If it was live he would wear a faraday suit and you would see some "lightning" pass over from the lines to the cable on the heli.
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+2 13. Lasering commented 9 years ago

Watt an amazing job.
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+1 14. ringmaster commented 9 years ago

What's next? Life on the Wireless?
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0 15. kingdad commented 8 years ago

Couldn't do it period. Glad he can.
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+1 16. cretia commented 7 years ago

#6 really depends on the inductance with the electromagnomotive forces applied i dare say his "resistance" would be a great path for step potential voltages lucky they had a open circuit at the section isolator with bonds to earth for protection against fault currents or he would be toast
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0 17. cameramaster commented 7 years ago

#16 RESPECTS !!!!!