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#1 Kurtee OFFLINE  

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Posted November 27, 2016 - 07:37 PM

In splitting wood on Friday I learned the importance of proper safety attire. I had the splitter in the upright position to split some large stuff down. I was moving a piece of Ash 12" thick that was about 32" by 20" weighing more than I can lift. I was kinda rolling and sliding it when I slipped and it landed on my toe. My toe cushioned it so it did not bust the concrete slab. Just putting this up as a reminder to be safe out there. I will be reminded for some time.

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Posted November 27, 2016 - 07:47 PM

ouch


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Posted November 27, 2016 - 09:13 PM

Toe turned purple right after the air turned blue.
Sorry to see that man... that hasta HURT!

Hope it heals fast.
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Posted November 28, 2016 - 05:44 AM

I can feel that from here!


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Posted November 28, 2016 - 05:58 AM

Ouch! Very painful looking

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Posted November 28, 2016 - 07:01 AM

I was talking about "JUST THAT". Mentioning it That I don't have a pair of steel toe boots as I have made a couple of near miss stingers While running the splitter. You got a nice Direct Hit! I wonder how far across tha vally they heard you Praise the lord? Today for me? is Buy a pair of steel toe's day! Thank for the insight! OWE!

Edited by karl, November 28, 2016 - 07:01 AM.

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Posted November 28, 2016 - 07:53 AM

Hmmmm . . .         I wonder how those Preppers would make their own foot protection.



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Posted November 28, 2016 - 11:57 AM

I still have steel toed shoes from when I worked in the factory many moons ago. They would have prevented that.



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Posted November 28, 2016 - 02:09 PM

Looks like a gentle reminder. DANG!  As well Crocs don't have steel insert either. Hot steel will come right up on through the sole on those things if not falling through the holes on top of Croc. Live and learn :D


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Posted November 28, 2016 - 03:00 PM

Good thing you saved the concrete, hate patching that stuff. :D


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Posted November 30, 2016 - 05:32 PM

I don't care where I am I all ways where steel toe and I don't now why I think it because I all ways drop something or my horse all ways step on my feet but OUCH get better soon

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Posted December 14, 2016 - 07:54 PM

Looks nasty, as the old saying goes, once but twice shy.

Best pair of boots I ever had were a pair of those ugly son of a gun Green Dunlop boots

Only had 2 problems, one was about 90 percent my fault, ran on ice, broke my thumb. Other problem was that the steel sole plate bent the tread downward, after about a bajillion miles on them.

They were so comfortable I woulda worn them to school if they didn't smell like a cows rear. I guess I wouldn't have gotten into so many fights then

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