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post #12 of Old 09-04-2012
ParadiseParrot
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Re: Boy killed by lightning in our anchorage, what would you do?

I personally don't stand in water or hold golf clubs in the air during electrical storms.
I don't pee on cow fences or jam knives in electrical outlets either.
This is just common sense and that boy might still be alive if he was not in the water.
That being said that family was struck point blank and lightning is unpredictable.
There was no negligence on their part as they bet they could get to shore and under cover before lightning hit. They bet wrong is all.


For lightning protection I use a tin foil hat and a magic fuzzy ball at the masthead.

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