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  • Jerod Broussard
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    It is healing up nicely. I would have to pull it apart in order to see inside my arm again.

    Bumped it at work enough to bleed through the band-aid and stain my smock a little. Course 15,000 dead chickens, bound to happen eventually.

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  • _John_
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    I got nearly that same injury when I was younger. The latest was figuring out that a ceramic knife is great for trimming pork and fingertips.

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  • Pit Master Apprentice
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    Nah! Scars give character! Just keep it clean!

    (I am not a medical professional. This statement has not been reviewed by the American Medical Association, and in all likelihood will lead to serious health issues including but not limited to gangrene, blood poisoning, and eventual amputation).

  • David Parrish
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    Originally posted by Jerod Broussard View Post
    that should come in the manual, EOS- Expensive Oh Shoot!!!

    LOL. Jerod I think you might actually need a couple of stitches. You better get that checked.

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  • Jerod Broussard
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    that should come in the manual, EOS- Expensive Oh Shoot!!!

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  • Huskee
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    My Yoder hurt me a couple years ago. I had the lid up and was standing at the chimney, I tried to open the chimney cap to fully open. Sometimes it's a tight fit so i had to kind of hit it with my hand to move it. My hand slipped and hit the edge of the door. It's sharp. I bled. A lot. Click image for larger version

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  • Jerod Broussard
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    we always talked about fileting our forearms while shooting our bows.

  • Huskee
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    [winces at the thought]

  • Jmoscrip
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    Ouch Jerod that must've hurt.

    Reminds me of the time I was pushing the garbage down in the bag to make more room and a lid from a can of tuna fish sliced me open. Well perhaps fileted the skin off two inches of the inside of my wrist would be a more accurate description.

    _Joel

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  • Huskee
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    Owwwwy! If it's any consolation yesterday I put my hand in front my my propane torch absent-mindedly.

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  • Jon Solberg
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    ouch....

    Nice debacle pic

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  • Jerod Broussard
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    I won't be able to shoot my bow for a while. Release strap fits right over that part. Good thing I sighted it all pins this afternoon.

    When I realized how much blood was coming out all I could think about was how some people commit suicide and how the hospital in this town is CLOSED.

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  • bocefuss
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    I know you will suck it up.. and move forward. Just a scratch when it comes to smoking and grilling I too have a huge roll of clear wrap and it tends to slide easily on the counter when trying to extract product. And, I thought about grabbing it when it slid off the counter-top and hesitated... thankfully. Get healed up soon, Jerod.

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  • Don't try to grab the commercial roll of clear wrap if it falls...

    ....you MAY/WILL bleed large amounts of blood.

    Good news (plural). I got the bleeding stopped. Don't think I will need stitches, although it was wide as heck when I first realized what happened. No ligaments or tendons cut, able to move nearest fingers.

    Did go through enough meat to reveal the void in my wrist, lateral side.

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