We got hit by lightning

Discussion in 'Bend' started by MayDay, Aug 3, 2009.


  1. MayDay

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    So do any of you know of anyone house that has been hit by lightning? Well you do know SHIT!!! it makes a mess of the roof. The big Sukey part about it is it took out the TV, Surround Sound,Receiver,5 Disc. DVD player,wireless Router and the Modem. It took out 6 light in the house pop 4 breakers and I think the power from the bolt came out the wall in the kitchen because it left a hole in the wall the size of a dime. I was only 2 feet from the hole :scared What a loud sound it made. I'm so glade my family did not get hurt.
     
  2. well now i can honestly say i don't know shit! glade you guys are okay. hopefully your bike is too
     
  3. Is the hole near a faucet or phone? That stuff is scary...and you might want to check your house ground system...if its working properly, none of that should happen.
     
  4. +1 on the grounding.

    We had some bad lightning a few months back. The only issue I had though was my sprinkler system wasnt grounded properly. The sprinkler timer got fried. $200 for a new timer, all because of $5 worth of copper wire.:banghead:
     
  5. :scared Glad your Ok thats scary. It will come right out of your electrical outlets and shoot across a room. This happened to my cousin, burned a hole in her leg be glad it was your wall. We have had our Apple tree hit 3 times by lighting in the past 19yrs. Weird the shortest tree in the yard and its hollow. Again glad your OK sorry it took your electronics....MrsD
     
  6. Iv seen a bolt spiral down a big oak in Nor Cal once.
     
  7. dayuuum!

    glad you are ok.

    ya, check the grounding, fo sho
     
  8. We had a squirrel take the wrong shortcut across the transformer last winter. Fried our VCR, microwave, and messed up our computer. The squirrel, too, I presume.
     
  9. Dude! Glad all is ok. Is the home owner gonna make it right or is it all on you.
     
  10. MayDay

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    No its all me. Have a guy coming out on Wed. to check out all the stuff. My insurance comp. needs it on paper.
     
  11. MayDay

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    Sorry about your cousin. This could have been really bad, if the roof did not hang over as it does it would have hit the gas meter.
     
  12. Toy Dragon

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    Crappy luck. :( Glad to hear you and your family are ok. But just think, now you have an awesome story to tell and no one got hurt in it!
     
  13. KillermondoDude

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    All dressed up and nowhere to go...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UbGtjnluyY


    I was struck by lightning walking down the street
    I was hit by something last night in my sleep
    It's a dead man's party Who could ask for more
    Everybody's comin', leave your body at the door
     

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