Smoking on the Train..

Discussion in 'The Pump House Saloon' started by AL MOUNT, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. FTK87

    FTK87 New Member

    480
    Mar 1, 2009
    Chouteau, Oklahoma
    Wow what a moron, I bet he doesn't try that again.
     

  2. Nighthawk

    Nighthawk New Member

    Aug 22, 2006
    South Central Texas
    :eek::eek: that's what you call dieing for a smoke. bad way to go.
     
  3. there's no fixing stupid.
    Ron White.
     
  4. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    Louisiana
    It would be great if the gene pool was getting cleaner but you loose one and gain 3 more.

    That was cute, his head on fire. From the looks of the smoke I think his privates were toast.

    6000 volts and alotta amps.
     
  5. Claude Clay

    Claude Clay New Member

    451
    May 26, 2009
    Central CT
    and again why i never say 'now i've seen it all'

    #3 on the too funny scale.
     
  6. Whatever that bonehead was thinking, it didn't last long!
     
  7. 308 at my gate

    308 at my gate New Member

    847
    Dec 6, 2008
    Lost in SW USA.
    That is why the liberals feel they have got to conrol everything we do. Because people do stupid things and the rest of suffer.
     
  8. 4EvrLearning

    4EvrLearning New Member

    Feb 27, 2009
    Left Coast
    That's absolutely horrible.....I can't find one iota of humor in that whatsoever.
     
  9. MitchellS

    MitchellS New Member

    10
    Jan 8, 2009
    Arkansas
    looked like suicide to me, not a stupid mistake.
     
  10. Maximilian II

    Maximilian II New Member

    May 25, 2009
    Northwest GA
    I've seen this before, and still believe it's a rare occurrence of Natural Selection occurring among humans. That doesn't happen often, friends.
    Luck does count!
     
  11. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee
    I tend to agree.
    Vishnu can not help him.
     
  12. Suwannee Tim

    Suwannee Tim New Member

    Feb 11, 2009
    I think you are wrong, I think he had not a clue what that wire is. Electric trains usually run on voltages of 12kV to 25kV a.c. What happened is when he grabbed the wire an instantaneous overcurrent relay picked up and tripped the breaker. A second later an automatic recloser reclosed the breaker and re-engergized the line. A few cycles later the instantaneous overcurrent again tripped the breaker and the recloser locked out. The fault currents here would have been in the neighborhood of 2000 to 10000 amps. The victim was energized maybe six cycles per shot, 1/10 second, the fault probably consumed at least 25MW. That's a lot of power. I know an overhead lineman who lost both arms, he told me that it didn't even hurt until after both arms were amputated. I think at least he didn't suffer much.
     
  13. EddieS1967

    EddieS1967 Member

    304
    Jan 29, 2009
    Location:Location:
    Umm, Ummm, What:confused::confused::confused::eek::eek::eek:
     
  14. Snakedriver

    Snakedriver Active Member

    Mar 4, 2009
    SW. Florida
    yummmmmmmmmmm fried dumba$$, one of my favorites. I bet that smelled good! That'll be the last time he tries that stunt.:eek::eek::eek:

    Darwin Award anybody???:confused:
     
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