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   * Hosepipe = low pressure (volts), low flow(amps), will never move the wheel (zero work done, zero Watts)   * Hosepipe = low pressure (volts), low flow(amps), will never move the wheel (zero work done, zero Watts)
   * Pressure washer = high pressure, low flow , might eventually get the wheel turning but won't generate much power (Watts)   * Pressure washer = high pressure, low flow , might eventually get the wheel turning but won't generate much power (Watts)
-  * A drain pipe on a rainy day = low pressure, big flow, would turn the wheel but wouldn'​t generate much power 
-  * **And finally**... 
   * The big pipe at the bottom of a dam = High pressure, high flow, tonnes of power (Watts, or more likely, MegaWatts, fuck yeah!)   * The big pipe at the bottom of a dam = High pressure, high flow, tonnes of power (Watts, or more likely, MegaWatts, fuck yeah!)
  
 Yeah, you're not going to put your finger in that to stop it: Yeah, you're not going to put your finger in that to stop it:
-{{ http://​fuddymuckers.co.uk/​gallery/​s/​250/​alfie_electrics/​dam.jpeg }}+{{ http://​fuddymuckers.co.uk/​gallery/​s/​400/​alfie_electrics/​dam.jpeg }}
  
 **The smart ones of you may have realised that you can do the same amount of work different ways**: **The smart ones of you may have realised that you can do the same amount of work different ways**:
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 This is a good illustration of the difference, here is some **low-voltage high-current** cable: This is a good illustration of the difference, here is some **low-voltage high-current** cable:
 {{ http://​www.fuddymuckers.co.uk/​gallery/​s/​300/​electrics/​batt_cable.jpg }} {{ http://​www.fuddymuckers.co.uk/​gallery/​s/​300/​electrics/​batt_cable.jpg }}
-See it has lots of copper to carry all the current, and relatively thin insulation.+See it has lots of copper to carry all the current, and relatively thin insulation ​as the low-voltage doesn'​t try too hard to escape.
  
 ...and here is some **high-voltage low-current** cable: ...and here is some **high-voltage low-current** cable:
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