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Replacing a part on a 345,000 volt power line. from r/nextfuckinglevel
Not a job for a windy day...
No, nope, oh hell no! Those guys are crazy and have big brass/zinc cohones...
I'd do that job. Looks like it would be a blast.
At least a buzz!
Think he makes more than minimum wage?
I wonder how often he drops his battery tool.He kind of gives a sigh of relief when his grounding strap leaves the wire as the platform pulls away, doesn't he?
Actually I've had one of those pilots tell me they prefer windy, makes the hover easier.
IBEW guys at it again.
In my head I know it is safe, buuuut... Kinda like when I had my house power upgraded. The electrician was on my roof connecting the power cables, and I knew it was all good as long as he did not touch more than one at a time, buuuut... No big puff of smoke, thankfully.
My cousin-in-law was a linesman for 30+ years and he once told me he could tell if a new hire was going to make it within the first 15 minutes. Takes a lot of patience, skill and concentration to do that stuff in the daytime, much less at 2 o’clock in the morning after an ice storm.