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Im not playing for a few weeks :(

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by kirbywrx, Jul 4, 2003.


  1. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    I got into an accident with a belt sander yesterday at work. I was pushing a piece of wood i was sanding too hard against the belt and it slipped out and i pushed my hand extremley hard against the rotating belt :meh:

    I ended up taking off 5 or 6 layers of skin on all the knuckles on my left hand and a few layers on my thumb and index finger on the lefty aswell. I tried to play last night and it was to no avail.

    Looks like a let it heal for a few weeks and re build the callouses ive made over the last 4 and-a-bit years :(

    So all you trolls trying to spam in the amps forum, watch out. Just coz im crippled doesnt mean i cant kick troll bootay...
     
  2. Wow, that really realy really sucks:(
     
  3. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Ouch, my full sympathy broham.

    Pics?



    :(
     
  4. wow, that sucks.

    however, i think im going to have to take some time off too.. Tendonitus is coming back full force.. hurts to type again.. :(

    hope you get better soon!
    :cool:
     
  5. Sorry to hear that...


    Rock on!

    ....in a few weeks:)


    -jon:oops:
     
  6. That sux man, I remember when I broke my middle finger and couldnt do anything and also that time I broke my wrist and couldnt do anything (all in about 6 months :D) ~ Tyler

    P.S. Get well soon
     
  7. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    get better soon man
     
  8. ooh...i know the feeling man; i did a bit of power sander work recently, and i got my share of road-rash type injuries.
     
  9. temp5897

    temp5897 Guest

    Ouch that really sucks man...I hope you are ok. Get well soon!
     
  10. jade

    jade

    Mar 8, 2002
    YYC
    damn that sucks! i hope you get better soon!

    i couldnt play the past few day either, i got an infected in left arm (virus travelled up a few nerves) the swelling it now but the arm is bruised.. i still shouldnt be playing.

    also some skin got scraped off the back on my right hand (4 layers, i counted :D) about a month ago. it took about 2 weeks to close up and 4 weeks to fully heal.
     
  11. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    Dude never argue with power tools because they always win.

    All you future cab builders out there take note.

    How's the injuries comming along?
     
  12. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    Here ya go:

    You cant see the ones on my finger tips, bad light.

    [​IMG]
     
  13. Ouch...I hope you recover quickly:)


    P.S....cool mouse pad:bassist:


    -Jon:oops:
     
  14. sounds like fun but i dont think that comes to be as bad as my face..... last week i was riding full speed on my way home. (my wheel came loose at the park) so i just did a regualar gap on my way home and bam my front wheel falls off sending me onto my face at full speed bashing my forhead on the concrete and bashing my nose like hard and then scraping my upper lip took a chunk of tissue out of my bottom lip (on the inside so i couldn't eat anything salty. in fact it hurt to eat period.) gashing my elbow and severly jammed my finger. but i think by doing this i fixed my deviated symtom! hell cheaper than surgery. for all of you that have a deviated symptom dont get surygery i know tons of people that had it and it didn't help them.. but if you want to go for it. anyway my face was all swollen and my forhead was huge and my face was cut up and i couldn't bend my left arm for a week because of the huge scab that would crack open if i moved it so i couldn't play any thing above the 8th fret. anyway i hope you feel better. my sinuses sure do :D
     
  15. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Ouch... that had to hurt. I did something like that last year, hurt like a mother.

    From what you described, I thought your hand was gonna be torn to shreds or somethin :p
     
  16. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    ouch. be careful, there, dude. gloves are your friends.
     
  17. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    Yeah i know :D after i did the injury i put on the gloves and then kept working on the sander. By the time i had finished on there the tips of the gloves had gone :D
     
  18. Skorzen

    Skorzen

    Mar 15, 2002
    Springfield MA
    Personally I feel that gloves are more dangerous than bare hands. They are kinda bulky, and you are not as aware of where they stop. It is a lot easier to get them caught in a machine and ge pulled in then to get caght when you know where your hand ends. IMHO
     
  19. Some things that need clearing up here Phil....

    When did you get a job? Or more to the point who would hire you! lol

    What were you making that required such bulky sanding? Why couldnt you cut it to size then lightly sand by hand?

    Ahh just joshin.

    I scraped my knuckles today renovating. Its all good. I kept working. I am not a wimp!

    okay so i wept like a little girl for an hour then packed up.

    :D:D

    Merls
     
  20. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    :D