First BM related Injury of the Year for each of us...

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First BM related Injury of the Year for each of us...

Post by dragonfly Jafe » Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:03 pm

I just got a doozy of a 1st degree burn right in my left palm (had finished welding a bunch of stuff, was wheeling it to the othe side of the yard when I had to pick it up to clear an obstruction, so of course I grabbed the piece I just welded. And picked up a ~50 lb bike before the pain hit.

No more masturbation for me for a while!
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Post by thisisthatwhichis » Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:09 pm

Ouch! damn I hate it when that happens.......

Oh well, Righty was probably getting jealous
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Post by calsur » Fri Apr 14, 2006 12:45 am

Is it not fun that you hear and see the flesh get cooked before the pain hits?

Done that twice but with copper plumbing. Getting a 10 foot section of 1 inch copper pipe hot enough to silver solder equals a bad burn on the other end when you forget. Welcome to the club.

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Post by Chai Guy » Fri Apr 14, 2006 2:01 am

Is it not fun that you hear and see...
You forgot "smell"


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Post by regionalchaos » Fri Apr 14, 2006 4:46 pm

Hah! Last night I was at my buddies black smith shop. I've only tried smithing a few times, but last night I managed to briefly pickup a piece of rebar that was waaay too hot to hold. Today I have blisters in neat little rebar patterned lines on the palm of my hand. Typing is a little harder now :)
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Post by LeChatNoir » Fri Apr 14, 2006 10:26 pm

regionalchaos wrote:Hah! Last night I was at my buddies black smith shop.
Heh Heh... I regularly burn the hair off my arms from the flames of the forge. Just a part of the job, I reckon. And as far as burns go, when the metal's red hot, it'll just vaporize the skin it touches, leaving a nice cauterized wound to heal cleanly.

But when it's at a black heat... skin sticks like a steak in a hot skillet.

I tell everyone who enters my shop, "Don't touch anything without asking if its hot... Just assume everything you see is at a black heat" because there's a good chance that it is.

And as an added bonus to my trade, I get to compare scars with my glassblower bud.
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Smell

Post by calsur » Sat Apr 15, 2006 4:38 am

Chai Guy,

Thanks for reminding me. I had successfully blocked the smell part out. Let me know if I can return the favor like if you need a lobotomy or a limb severed without anesthetic.

Thanks!

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