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#16 superaben OFFLINE  

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Posted May 01, 2014 - 06:26 PM

I really can't say there is anything man made I am afraid of, because no matter how much metal is there, I can still take it down as long as my torch is operable.  :D

 

But I do have a lot of healthy respect for equipment. 

 

My least favorite job is greasing/oiling a corn picker.  Live chains in all directions, and you spraying chain lube everywhere.  That's exciting.

 

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Posted May 01, 2014 - 06:57 PM

Silage choppers command a HEALTHY respect from me.  All farm implements do, but the chopper is totally unforgiving to a bad mistake.


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Posted May 01, 2014 - 07:21 PM

I don't really fear anything, although some equipment makes me cautious.

 

PTO's. Spinning things etc, I'm very wary of.

 

Knew too many people injured or killed by equipment.


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Posted May 01, 2014 - 07:31 PM

My older brother a a scary piece of equipment that I will not run anymore.  He has a real old homepage chainsaw.  That thing has no muffler plus no chain break.  It's a heavy big old saw.  But not for me anymore, now that I have kids.  



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Posted May 01, 2014 - 08:00 PM

In addition to all of the above, add table saws and planers. I haven't lost any fingers yet. But not for lack of trying.


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Posted May 01, 2014 - 09:13 PM

metal lathes Running at a good rpm anything can jump out expecially sanding shafts right up against a big chuck one slip freaks me out



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Posted May 02, 2014 - 03:35 AM

it's better to speak from "the scary user" than from "the scary machine".


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Posted May 02, 2014 - 06:47 AM

Like a lot of the other guys, I don't frear any machine, but I do have a whole lot of RESPECT for a number of them.

 

One thing to remember is that a CAUTIOUS OPERATOR is the best safety device in existence.


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Posted May 02, 2014 - 06:58 AM

it's better to speak from "the scary user" then from "the scary machine".

 

:ditto:

 

I would say I'm more scared of the guy operating the machine than scared of the machine itself!!!


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Posted May 02, 2014 - 07:31 AM

The saw on a David Bradley always worried me.



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Posted May 02, 2014 - 08:03 AM

 

 

PTO's. Spinning things etc, I'm very wary of.

 

Knew too many people injured or killed by equipment.

I know some stories involving augers. Yuke!!!



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Posted May 02, 2014 - 10:03 AM

I have an old wood chipper,,, The ones they called  WIDOW  MAKERs...It has no brake.. just a long shoot.. You throw in a branch, and it sucks it in so fast you don't  see it any more..  It runs off a car motor and a direct drive clutch.. When you engage the clutch the thing starts to whirl,, louder and louder.. the sound of it makes you shiver..

 

  P  S       the wife won't let me use it !!!!!!!!!!






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