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Old 07-10-2013, 9:24 PM
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Originally Posted by badreligion View Post
While a simple driven ground rod will work a spider ground is much more effective as it allows a much larger area to dissipate the electrical energy.
Badreligion has it down. Another method to the spider ground that he refers to is called a "crow's foot". Used in high voltage transmission lines. Get the ground to under 10-20 ohms and you should be good to go. Or, measure the resistance on the ground wire that's on the distribution pole in your yard and just keep the ground resistance lower than that.
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