A tale of woe, including carelessness, stupidity and laziness....

drlegendre . drlegendre at gmail.com
Sun Aug 23 01:50:49 CDT 2015

On Sat, Aug 22, 2015 at 11:44 PM, tony duell <ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk>

> I have heard similar warnings about working on cars while wearing
> rings, or worse a wristwatch with a metal strap. A car battery can provide
> many hundreds of amps for a short period.
My cousin (who is a seasoned vehicle tech) once made the "car battery
positive to fenderwell via wristwatch" mistake.

He said the band went almost white hot before he was able to a) realize it
and b) break away. Second and third-degree to his wrist.

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