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Essential Safety Tips for Working with Electrical Circuits

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Re: Essential Safety Tips for Working with Electrical Circuits

Postby Folderol » Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:24 pm

Not at all Dave, I've attached a piccy of the probes I made quite a few years ago. I used the leads from a pair crappy probes - just cut them off. Must have taken me all of 15 minutes.

The points have never needed sharpening, and will poke through just about anything, unlike ordinary brass ones. They also don't have the ridiculously long exposed metal that standard probes have.

I have to watch the other engineers as they are inclined to attempt to 'borrow' them, and our apprentice is very pleased with himself have recently made a pair of his own, only he stuck to the 2mm exposed length (having recently experienced the death of a chip).

P.S.
These probes are used every day!

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Re: Essential Safety Tips for Working with Electrical Circuits

Postby Folderol » Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:27 pm

Just want to say...
If in doubt - don't!
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