anybody seen my finger?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Starling Lawn, Apr 3, 2001.

  1. Starling Lawn

    Starling Lawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 170

    Yes,I am an idiot.While triming crepe myrtles today,I cut off the tip of my `bird finger` with my new felcos.Boy, did that sucker bleed.Only reason it happened because I got in a hurry,and tried to do several things at once.
    Lesson here,be careful,be slow and don`t be an idiot.
    dave
     
  2. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Senior Moderator
    Posts: 6,073

    Oh my gosh, that is terrible. I can't even stand thinking about stuff like that. Sorry to hear about that.

    [Edited by 1MajorTom on 04-03-2001 at 09:29 PM]
     
  3. skyphoto

    skyphoto LawnSite Member
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    Did ya have to get stitches? Hope ya are alright!
     
  4. lee b

    lee b LawnSite Fanatic
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    Sounds painful, hope you don't need to hang anybody the bird anytime soon.
     
  5. Chopper Lover

    Chopper Lover LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 288

    I feel for you because I almost did the same thing last fall...

    But I have to wonder... How can you type?

    Mark
     
  6. dmk395

    dmk395 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ma
    Posts: 1,003

    toughen up! just put some tape on it

    just kidding
     
  7. Starling Lawn

    Starling Lawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 170

    allota tape,some stitches,and i shoot a bird as i type
     
  8. 75

    75 LawnSite Senior Member
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    dls - message received on the be careful! I know what you mean. Fortunately it hasn't happened to me but a toolmaker friend of mine lost the end of his thumb in a press a couple years ago. I work with machinery & power tools every day (welding & hoisting) and when that stuff bites, it bites hard!
     
  9. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
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    Ya Duck tape it. Works on everything else :)
     
  10. a guy who i knew a couple of years back had 2 fingers removed due to a log splitter. not a manual one, but a hydraulic one that slowly moves down the way. so think about that. and those things are normally really dull.
     

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