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 08-09-2007, 19:59 Post: 144558
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Can I do this? I was about to weld some pockets onto a generator so I could get it with my forks and then I thought I might fry something. So I'm asking you folks. As long as it is not running I'm okay, right?






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 08-09-2007, 20:18 Post: 144560
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Kleinchris,

So long as the generator isn't running, you should have no trouble at all.

Connect your ground clamp as close to your work area as possible, and make sure you have a good connection. Electricity always follows the path of least resistance.

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 08-10-2007, 18:01 Post: 144598
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Be sure to disconnect any electrical ground connection such a wire cable or flexible wire strap between the generator and/or the engine and roll cage. And if the gen./eng. does not have rubber dampeners/isolators (which act as insulators) somehow disconnect that attachment.






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