ef37a wrote: Arpangel wrote:
ef37a wrote:Holy 'king ***t! Don't make that bulb limiter like that in 230 volt land!
Even for 115V he could have put the bulb in the NEUTRAL line, the same current flows but now the bulb holder, sans lamp is not live.
And please don't play around with croc clips with mains volts on them!
I shall have a look at some more but not impressed so far.
In some parts of the world the notion of health and safety varies wildly.
From the Covid-19 death toll in the richest county in the world. Bloody right!
The reason I like some of these guys videos is that they are a bit unpredictable sometimes, but they always add the disclaimer "don’t try this at home folks"
Of course, you have to point out that things are done at your own risk, these videos are very entertaining, and if you don’t add a bit is spice sometimes it all becomes very boring like politically correct comedy.
I use leaded solder, I’ve used croc clips on mains, blew up multi-meters, all sorts of things, but I wouldn’t advocate that anyone else does these things.
Youtube is entertainment, and this is all very mild compared to making a video about your home-made jet engine starting up in your back yard.
I like Uncle Doug because he’s very humorous, and his tongue is firmly in his cheek, and he’s never fazed by anything.