Those were the days. We made Home › Forums › BAA Events and News › John Wall (1932-2018) › Those were the days. We made 7 February 2018 at 10:59 pm #579087 Nick JamesParticipant Those were the days. We made a Wimshurst Machine at school a long time ago and used it for all sorts of interesting experiments. I wouldn’t want to fill in the risk assessment for one of those now. Just think of all of those volts.