Distinguished SOTW Member, Forum Contributor 2013-
When I was in high school a neighbor killed himself using an electric-element charcoal starter. He was a master electrician specializing in high voltage, high amp, dangerous varieties. The witnesses all told me it went something like this: Trying the starter, "Hey I think this has a short. Must be the rain." Tries again. "Yep, I felt a tingle that time. I will dry it off." Tries again. "Now that time it was a jolt. What is wrong with this thing. Got it fixed now." Tries again. Dead.And the reason I started with low amperage 12v DC. Lost a friend of mine years ago. Was installing a 6’ halogen lightbulb in his 300(yes300) gallon aquarium. He didn’t realize the switch was on. 62 and a engineer. It happens.
That was household 220 overseas.