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Yesterday while zip screwing a heater vent the damn screw popped out and because of the angle I punched a dialectic with my pointer finger! Hurt like he!!! Got worse as the day progressed. Today I nursed it during a full bath rough, but slammed it in the door jam anyway. After grabbing the pex and screw kit both my Master and the PM asked what the F I screamed for, thinking I slipped on the ice.

I gave them my finger.
 

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Yeah, can’t wait for it to start catching everything sending shooting pain!

Wrap it to the ring finger for protection.


I think the worst part is that you have an iphone.


















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If the pressure is too great in the nail part heat a sowing needle red and punch a hole to let the excess blood out. When it dries out put a little scotch tape to close the hole .

You can buy an aluminum finger splint at the pharmacy, just like those you see you have a broken finger.
 

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If the pressure is too great in the nail part heat a sowing needle red and punch a hole to let the excess blood out. When it dries out put a little scotch tape to close the hole .

You can buy an aluminum finger sling at the pharmacy, just like those you see you have a broken finger.

many many years ago I caught my finger between my right angle drill and a beam and it was a wamo right on the nail...it blued up and hurt like all hell, so I went home and drilled through the nail with a dremel..my stomach hit the floor several times....:surprise:
I didnt know of the hot pin method at the time....
 

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I've crushed my fingers so many times.. not even funny.. car doors many times

I was moving a cast iron rad crushed my toe hasn't been right ever since talking years.. smashed my finger full blast with hammer.. I'm just an idiot or accident prone or both I can atleast admit it



you should do kids parties...........:vs_laugh::vs_laugh:
 

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I've crushed my fingers so many times.. not even funny.. car doors many times

I was moving a cast iron rad crushed my toe hasn't been right ever since talking years.. smashed my finger full blast with hammer.. I'm just an idiot or accident prone or both I can atleast admit it
The best advice I can give if you use a cold chisel hold the darn thing with large vice grips! Seriously I've never seen anyone do this and sledge their hand instead. I know if I don't do that my hand will eventually get hacked.
 

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I've crushed my fingers so many times.. not even funny.. car doors many times

I was moving a cast iron rad crushed my toe hasn't been right ever since talking years.. smashed my finger full blast with hammer.. I'm just an idiot or accident prone or both I can atleast admit it
For me it’s my head. Customer “watch your head!” Me “don’t worry, I’ll find it.”
 

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You need to get a heavy duty needle and heat it up red hot with your torch..... then you melt a hole through that black and blue nail and it will re-leive the throbbing pressure in your fingernail.....

when you finally drill through the nail it will be like a gusher of oil coming out.....:vs_laugh::vs_laugh:

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Feeling better today, unless I hit it on something.

3-4 years ago we were carrying an old softener out of a basement and the head snapped off. It slammed down on my foot breaking the step! For some reason I didn’t wear my steel toe boots that day. My foot was black and blue for a month and I had a limp for a few months. For the first few weeks my foot would swell up in my boot to the point that I had to remove the laces to get it off.
 

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Better to poke your own hole in a nail and scream in pain for a minute than wait literally 16 hours at the hospital before they call your name.

I once drove 1.5 hours one way to try and find a hospital where the wait was shorter. I ended up being the last person in line and I was tended after 5 hours wait and they literally locked the doors behind me when I was walking out.
 

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You need to get a heavy duty needle and heat it up red hot with your torch..... then you melt a hole through that black and blue nail and it will re-leive the throbbing pressure in your fingernail.....

when you finally drill through the nail it will be like a gusher of oil coming out.....:vs_laugh::vs_laugh:

This happened to me when I first started out with off brand pipe wrench,
any way it started hurting like hell, went on sick call to Base Hospital,
where the Doctor did that with a paper clip that was heated up and when he punched though my nail, the relief was Instantly ! :biggrin:
 

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I once managed to crimp the tip of my thumb, it the middle of the ridged 1/2”-3/4” combo crimper.
It was spraying blood, as I swiftly walked down the stairs to my truck(to get my first aid kit), I jammed my other thumb on the banister.. now both thumbs were down, and I couldn’t open the door to get out to my truck..
 
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