[AMRadio] Shorting stick

Neal Newman groucho at skyweb.net
Fri Jun 2 18:04:15 EDT 2006

Flames coming.......ZZZZZZZAP.

 Broom Handle?  wooden broom handle?  Thats living on the Edge
thats what you use  to play russian Roullette . Using that wooden stick 
and you just may see
  I would never use a wooden Broom  handle with a nail in it as 
described below.
wood retains moisture and will bite you at 4000 volts.or less. Make sure 
its a  non conductive Plastic or better yet Fiberglass pole/dowel...

Mike Dorworth, K4XM wrote:

>Discharging is not the idea. If all is well it will NEVER discharge
>anything. A nail with a good hooked ground strap in a broom handle is
>perfect. This is to keep you from making a sudden trip to the hereafter
>only. If it should ever actually be called on to work you will normally
>holler out the name of the Christian Savior in a loud voice! This is why
>folks in the business call them "Jesus Sticks!"
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: <abeck at xplornet.com>
>To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>Sent: Friday, June 02, 2006 9:57 AM
>Subject: [AMRadio] Shorting stick

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