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Old 03-29-2019, 11:34 AM   #35 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
Hehe, looks like I might be able to tell you first hand why you're not supposed to very soon. 120v is pretty tame.
May not happen on connection, but could on first rainfall or really dry day or anything in between. I believe it is because dirt is a semiconductor with abnormal properties. I also know that neutral is not necessarily at ground potential.

120 might be tame enough to kill. Just like chuck yeager and the super cub "the worlds safest airplane, with just enough power to barely kill you"

I defer to oilpan's experience, as I am a signals tech that also kinda does power.
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