Anyone chip a tooth while trimming yet this season?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Up North, May 9, 2005.

  1. Up North

    Up North LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MN
    Messages: 1,063

    Smacked a rock off one of my teeth today while weed whacking...hurt like a son of a gun for a bit but luckily it didn't break. I have to remember not to smile while trimming... :D

    Also shot part of a pop can out of my Z today and as it flew up into the air it went into a near-by road and hit a cop car on the fly... :blush:. I thought I was far enough away from the road and flying debris wouldn't be an issue but this piece of aluminum kind of acted like a frisbee for a bit then as it got out there a ways it kind turned up and then started fluttering down just as the cop drove under it...doink!! I stopped but he just kept on going. I kept my eye out for him as I was sure he was going to come back but he never did. I even called the restuarant and told them about it so that if he called they could direct him towards me.

    One of those days I guess... :dizzy:

  2. nobagger

    nobagger LawnSite Gold Member
    from Pa
    Messages: 3,065

    Sounds like you had a good day.LOL I launched a rock off of my face mowing my own lawn when I got home. I just picked up a stick edger and it cuts down the amount of crap flying around while trying to use a string trimmer. And i think I sent a snake for a ride Friday, it wasn't very big but it flew out of the shut like a champ and landed on the side of this house.
  3. Lawnchoice

    Lawnchoice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 781

    Buck -

    I hate to laugh but that is funny. I have had rocks smack me in the face leaving a nice sharp pain and a line of sweaty blood but thank god nothing in the teeth.

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  4. clay duncan

    clay duncan LawnSite Senior Member
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    i caught a rock in my right nostril last friday. i have been complaining all day how sore my nose is. it feels like someone punched me.
  5. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
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    What's a pop can? :laugh:
  6. ProCare Lawn Service

    ProCare Lawn Service LawnSite Member
    Messages: 167

    Had a rock shoot up my nose the other day, luckily it fell back out. Hurt like hell!
  7. jpp

    jpp LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,131

    Took a rock off the side of my temple two weeks ago. Just below my eye glasses. That hurt. :cry:
  8. LightningLawns

    LightningLawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 279

    I had a guy edging and he hit a .22 caliber bullet, it shot into the ground though. :eek:
  9. martyman

    martyman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 220

    atleast once a season I get a rock off the tip of my nose and then a tear runs down my face from the shooting pain. :D
  10. Up North

    Up North LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MN
    Messages: 1,063

    LOL! Yeah Nate, I need both of those. Protect my choppers and the coppers... :D

    I forgot about the rock up the nose deal...haven't had that happen this season yet but I'm sure it will. Broke the crystal on my watch last year while trimming. :angry:


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