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A rock up my nose

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Mo Green, Apr 20, 2005.

  1. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,487

    It was one of the strangest things that have ever happened to me. I was trimming with my trusty Redmax around a few yard items when I hit a little clump of rocks. They went every which way, here and there, and before I could back off, I felt something hit me in the nose. After it hit me and I backed away from what I was trimming, I noticed that something just didn't feel right. Wanna know why? There was a rock up my nose!! Lodged in my right nostril. It was just big enough to get in by the force of the trimmer, but not small enough to just drop out. After a few seconds of work, I had the darn thing out. Man, did I feel better.
  2. The mayor

    The mayor LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 592

    Time to start using swimming nose plugs. :)
  3. David Grass

    David Grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 485

    I also have managed to lodge a stone into my nose. It is kinda like a hole in one, doesnt happen very often!
  4. j fisher

    j fisher LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 296

    Thats one hole n one I hope I never get!
  5. Garth

    Garth LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 382

    As long as you aren't snorting any other "rocks" you'll be OK
  6. riches139

    riches139 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 369

    Good one. :waving:
  7. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,940

    Happens just about once a year. Most of the time I just bring it out through my mouth.

    The other just about yearly occurrance is the ole Dog poop in the face routine.
  8. proenterprises

    proenterprises LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,297

    I have done both of those at least once. They do seem to happen everynow and then, only thing to do it be careful!
  9. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,487

    I havn't gotten the dog poop in the face yet this year. I can't say I'll miss it if it doesn't happen. :waving:
  10. thor

    thor LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    That is so weird I had the same thing happen about 5-6 years ago . I thought I was the only person that ever happened to, my boss' wife had to remove it w/ twezzers.

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