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I'm hungry at a power substation.

All I have is a 13-pound turkey and these air-interrupt breakers. How long does the turkey have to sit in the arc before it's done?

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closed as not a real question by Sobachatina, Aaronut Nov 16 '11 at 22:27

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Are you using butter on the skin? If so, is it salted or unsalted? Sodium isn't a good conductor, so it will likely influence cook times. – MDMarra Nov 16 '11 at 17:51
You'd have to design a platform that would either channel the arc through the turkey or a mobile platform that moved the turkey in the arc. Either way 6000-11000F is going to sear the skin before the inside of the bird gets a chance to cook. If you waited for the inside to cook the white meat would have vaporized. I think this approach would be more appropriate for a nice steak. – Sobachatina Nov 16 '11 at 17:55
@Sobachatina perhaps we can use conductive stuffing and channel the arc through the center of the bird for a bit? Now that leaves a new question though: Is a bread stuffing or a meat/rice stuffing a better conductor. – voretaq7 Nov 16 '11 at 17:59
@voretaq7 meat/rice stuffing should never touch the inside of a wonderful turkey, regardless of conductivity. – MDMarra Nov 16 '11 at 18:00
Amusing, but joke questions aren't permitted anywhere on the network. – Aaronut Nov 16 '11 at 22:26