5,000 volt lamp

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Project by sparky52tx posted 12-12-2014 02:58 AM 2066 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a lamp I made from a fuse from a 5,000 volt electrical substation. Kind of specialized but I like it. Most people would not know what it was but it has a unique look.

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#1 posted 12-12-2014 03:38 AM

It is kinda cool. I like it. Looks interesting.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#2 posted 12-12-2014 09:04 AM

Many might not get it because those kind of fuses are probably not in widespread use anymore. What I like is the humor, but done with good taste and decorative sense for the room. A very nice and successful project.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 12-12-2014 12:52 PM

I like it! It’s unique. It Has a powerful but classy look to it. It a conversation piece and it brings light to my imagination! Great project and nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 12-12-2014 01:53 PM

I love it, sparky!! You must be an electrician!! I saw that and thought it would be neat if that lamp had a touch sensor in it and you had to turn it on by touching the metal part of the fuse!! I like making weird stuff like that!!

Merry Christmas, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 12-13-2014 12:31 PM

Thanks for all the comments. Yes, I was an electrician many years ago. I manage a crew now & this fuse came from a job we did earlier this year.
I like your idea Jim. I’m gonna check it out.

Merry Christmas to all!!

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#6 posted 12-13-2014 03:06 PM

Great idea!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#7 posted 12-16-2014 02:16 PM

Very unique, and way cool.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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