Author Topic: European Household current - no Laverda content  (Read 1236 times)

Offline MotoJouni

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Re: European Household current - no Laverda content
« Reply #15 on: February 20, 2018, 19:39 »
... Best experience was in southern Italy, where a water pipe was used as a return conductor to save copper. Got zapped big time....
When Edison sold his first electrical systems in 19th century some of these were installed to replace town gas systems. These systems had single wire and gas pipes were used as neutral conductor. On some places the wire went inside the gas pipes when possible.
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Offline Dellortoman

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Re: European Household current - no Laverda content
« Reply #16 on: February 20, 2018, 22:56 »
I recall my sister plugging a 115V water flosser into a 220V outlet with an adapter. Worked great for several seconds, before smoke emerged from the unit ;D

Water flosser? Had to google that. Fuck me, now I've heard everything.
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