Thunderbolt hit!

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    Shocking! :shock:
     
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    Yeeeesshhhhh! Change the underwear after that one.
     
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    That was fantastic, natures power supply. :shock: 8)
     
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    Wow! Really makes you respect nature's power! Thanks for sharing Shinpaci!
     
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    #6 Shinpachi, Dec 16, 2009
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    Thanks everyone for enjoying.

    I have been wondering how much is the size - diameter - of the thunder for a long time.
    It looks 10 meters and more.
     
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    You mean lightning bolt.

    Its actually quite thin, about 1 cm. It looks big due to the intensity of the flash.
     
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    THat was awesome!
     
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    Its mostly ionized air you're seeing there....that purple glow that looks so thick. Either way....its time to head inside, methinks!
     
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    Every member here knows a lot of things beside the aircrafts:shock:
    Very educational.
    Thanks!
     

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    I had a lighting stike hit about40ft from me in Alabama. Scared the living feces out of me. It hit a huge Fir tree about 80ft+ tall. The whole tree was steaming. And I almost soiled myself with the loud thunder report. Needless to say, sitting on the porch was over.
     
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    On my Grandma's farm several years ago, she had lightning strike near a crick that a few cows were drinking out of. I do not know how close it was to the cows, but it was close enough to fry 2 of them clear through.
     
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    Just a gentle ribbing OK.
    I am from the midwest too.

    It's been a while since I saw someone use crick for creek. :lol:


    Wheels
     
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    Good one Shinpachi...!:D
     
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    Thanks Wayne:D
     
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