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Old 08-08-2012, 06:49 AM   #31
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from what i've read and can remember, an electrical item that is completely enclosed by a good conductor of some sort (metal per say), unplugged, moved away from the peripherals (walls and ceiling), sitting up off the flooring, is safe from an EMP charge, or has a better than optimal chance.

BUT, the grounding of the entire unit will depend on the amount of discharge the "faraday" cage receives.

there is something to do with the length and the direction of the grounding cable used to carry the charge to ground.

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Off the top of my head I think I read somewhere that a microwave oven with the cord off and stored off the ground makes a good faraday cage. Can't tell you if its true or where I read it, but worth researching. How many broken old microwaveable are out there?

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I don't wanna stir the pot or cause a fight. BUT are you or anyone you know kinda excited about something like this? Or anything else that's considered SHTF?

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I don't wanna stir the pot or cause a fight. BUT are you or anyone you know kinda excited about something like this? Or anything else that's considered SHTF?
Not any sane person !!
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I don't wanna stir the pot or cause a fight. BUT are you or anyone you know kinda excited about something like this? Or anything else that's considered SHTF?
Yes. Like a bumper sticker I saw "the hardest part of a zombie apocalypse: pretending I'm not excited"

Sorry if some of you think this makes me a bad person. Look at my history. I enjoy living on the edge. and I haven't had that feeling in years. I made a post about it in the random thoughts a while back.
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Yes. Like a bumper sticker I saw "the hardest part of a zombie apocalypse: pretending I'm not excited"

Sorry if some of you think this makes me a bad person. Look at my history. I enjoy living on the edge. and I haven't had that feeling in years. I made a post about it in the random thoughts a while back.
Like I said, not any sane person. ;-)
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Yes. Like a bumper sticker I saw "the hardest part of a zombie apocalypse: pretending I'm not excited"

Sorry if some of you think this makes me a bad person. Look at my history. I enjoy living on the edge. and I haven't had that feeling in years. I made a post about it in the random thoughts a while back.
Lol im thinkings zombies would be fun for like a week then it would get old
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Like I said, not any sane person. ;-)
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Oh and as long as they are slow I smoke to much to run

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