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Old 12-14-2007, 08:46 PM
pete scalia pete scalia is offline
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I will tell you that I've gotten some very real shocks from 12 volt lighting. Try touching a conductor to an open cut on your hand. Try holding two conductors loosely between your thumb and forefinger and you will singe your skin. Also with twelve volts it's not so much the shock risk but the risk of fire due to overheated conditions during shorting and overloads. It's the high amperage that'll get ya there. Better safe than sorry.
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