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07-25-2011 08:52 PM

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Have you heard of anything stupider?


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#1 posted 07-25-2011 08:59 PM

No! but at least he didn’t try to shoot it off ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 07-25-2011 09:03 PM

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#3 posted 07-25-2011 09:12 PM

A 10 inch circular saw ? Jeez !!!!

“Just tell me when it hurts, now and I’ll back off a bit”.

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#4 posted 07-25-2011 09:34 PM

What a stooge everyone knows you use a 4” grinder with a metal cutting wheel, and always wear your safety glasses. And you might want to have a tourniquet on hand just in case.

-- A friend will help you move, a good friend will help you move a body

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#5 posted 07-25-2011 10:08 PM

This guy will be our surgeon general under the Affordable Care act in 2013

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#6 posted 07-25-2011 10:12 PM

AMEN DOCTOR DIRT!!! I almost lept out of my chair reflexively when I read your post. OMG, so true. OMG, so sadly true. OMG, so sad.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#7 posted 07-25-2011 10:24 PM

Anyone knows you should use a handsaw.

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#8 posted 07-25-2011 10:26 PM

Crazy what will it be next? I wonder. Alistair

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#9 posted 07-26-2011 12:11 AM

All this time I had used the router table for this. At least you can set the depth of cut safely on the RT.

-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

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#10 posted 07-26-2011 12:32 AM

hmm sounds like the chainsaw was outta gas

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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#11 posted 07-26-2011 12:44 AM

Al’s Captain Picard pics always crack me up…

I would have used a shoulder plane.

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#12 posted 07-26-2011 12:57 AM

Excuse my language, but what a dumbass….

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#13 posted 07-26-2011 01:12 AM

Radial Arm Saw ;-)

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#14 posted 07-26-2011 01:25 AM

Ok son, just hold perfectly still….woops!

-- - Eric Noblesville, IN

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#15 posted 07-26-2011 01:51 AM

I knew a guy that cut part of his cast off with a compass say. at least if has a hand powered saw and it was his own arm. Of course he is also the guy I watched working on neon lighting from an aluminum ladder!! and he got the snot knock out of him too!!
BTW After the saw incident he had to have surgery and have that piece of bone attached with a screw. He might have bumped his head in the motorcycle wreck

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