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Old 11-30-2009, 02:23 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Default Re: Shocked by my plastic marineland heater

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Originally Posted by jestep View Post
It's connected to a surge protecting power strip. I'm guessing that the resistance of my arm was still high enough that the current wasn't seen as a ground fault. In this case a GFI may not have helped anyway.
Don't kid yourself! Long before triggering the surge protection circuit, a person would have been dead. Surge protector protects equipments while GFCI protects people.
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