[OT] Power and NIC questions

From: Pete Joules <peter_at_joules.org>
Date: Mon Aug 14 17:23:23 2000

>Similarly the old electrician's 'trick' of shorting out a blown fuse and
>seeing what smokes is a very bad idea.

I remember, about 30 years ago, we had a fuse which kept blowing and
couldn't find the cause. The electrician turned up and put a nail in
the fuse, switched the power on - flash, BANG - he smiled and said
"if in doubt short it out :)". It looked a bit dicy to me.

Received on Mon Aug 14 2000 - 17:23:23 BST

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