Originally Posted By: jpeck
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Everyone learns that by experience. I learned that the hard way, years ago. Also, and no need to do this either, trust me, it does the same thing to your Klien linemans pliers.
I once changed a panel out live (service disconnect was part of the panel) because I was helping a friend, and his house had one of those power company locks on the meter from a prvious owner (no way to pull the meter). Just one of the many 'stupid' thing I did when I was young.
When someone says 'If you shoot yourself in the head with a 12 ga., you will die', please, do not then go out and try it. Some things you just have to accept as the truth.