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If you guys want to check your head for hardness,no,thats not right!.
If you want to check your drills for quality and sharpness (is that a word?) then try to drill a BB rivet!
I do need a Drill doctor,but i'm pretty good at just using my bench grinder to sharpen bits,of course the small ones are hard to see these days!
I need to see my old friend John Redden,my shoulder is sore and my neck is stiff,my local bone cracker is on vacation too!
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Glad you are OK Randy.

I do have one question: Were you out of DUCT TAPE ????

I do use super glue to close up cuts,but this time it was on the top of my head and Carol wanted me to go to the hospital.
One reason was because of my replaced knee,I know that sounds funny but since i got a new knee i have to take anti-biotics whenever something happens,like going to the dentist etc.
We just wanted to make darn sure there was no chance of infection in my head or in my knee.
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Hey Randy,
Happy to hear that you are OK! and that Carol was home at the time!!
Hope you are using ice on your shoulder and neck!
Feel better SOON!!
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There is a funny aspect to this but it could have been very serious. I've told my wife time and again to "check" on me when I am working on a project. And I don't do BIG stuff. A fellow can get into a real bind and this is an absolutely perfect example of what could have been tragic.

NOW just think how lucky you are to have hair Randy. Bald guys we have no protection. Had it been Finn or the Heck Man they likely would have had to fix a broken skull.

A fellow really should always have a helped around if for nothing else to call for help. Stuff happens fast and then it takes months to heal.

Glad you're OK.
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If you guys want to check your head for hardness,no,thats not right!.
If you want to check your drills for quality and sharpness (is that a word?) then try to drill a BB rivet!
I do need a Drill doctor,but i'm pretty good at just using my bench grinder to sharpen bits,of course the small ones are hard to see these days!
I need to see my old friend John Redden,my shoulder is sore and my neck is stiff,my local bone cracker is on vacation too!
I "get lucky" with the grinder and the drill bits too... but when you have a even cut well dressed bit sometimes they cut better than new...he he

We where on a job where they had a real nice sharpener and we could use it all we wanted... WOW I felt like I was printing money!! he he
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We all do dumb stuff.
Amen to that brother!!!!

As the old saying goes: I wish I had a nickle for everytime I was stupid.

We used to have this poster up at my work:



Marine Sergeant Stryker always seemed to pick me back up.
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There is a funny aspect to this but it could have been very serious. I've told my wife time and again to "check" on me when I am working on a project. And I don't do BIG stuff. A fellow can get into a real bind and this is an absolutely perfect example of what could have been tragic.

NOW just think how lucky you are to have hair Randy. Bald guys we have no protection. Had it been Finn or the Heck Man they likely would have had to fix a broken skull.

A fellow really should always have a helped around if for nothing else to call for help. Stuff happens fast and then it takes months to heal.

Glad you're OK.
Yep, On a earlier project Bird, with several BB friends helping only a finger was broken , but no hospital trip necessary.
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Randy I did the same thing, GEN door came free (bungee? cords don't work) My DR was a bit nicer as my wife a RN stopped by to see how my visit was doing and asked what the large band aid was for. The DR used the $300.00 glue then filed it in the round file (no charge). I have no cell phone here and the neighbor's will never here me, so my wife wants to get me the " HELP I FELL & CAN'T GET UP "
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today after the headache was gone i went back to work getting that bay door off,thats when i saw what happened.
That generator radiator bay door has the gas shock mounted differently that the other bay doors.
I have removed several bays doors and frames before and i was not paying attention,thinking the gas shock was mounted like the other doors.

So,there you go,i assumed that everything was the same,and as we all know,no BB is the same.
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Randy, I hope you're getting a good price for these parts!
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