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Offline Powder Keg

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Watch your feet!!!
« on: July 01, 2012, 08:54:50 PM »
Today I was welding. I had a length of I beam I was using as a straight edge to pull some sheet metal straight before I welded it. Everything went good. The part came out pretty good. It was a big piece and a little awkward. When I lifted it up it hooked the I Beam and knocked it off the saw horses. Darn thing landed right on my toes.



I'll probably live

~Wes~
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Re: Watch your feet!!!
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2012, 03:18:48 AM »
My sympathies, Wes. Hope no toe bones were broken.

I bet it made you hopping mad  :)

Andy
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I've cut the end off it twice, but it's still too short

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Re: Watch your feet!!!
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2012, 08:41:47 AM »
It looks a bit like a tempering chart
I hope nothing was broken
Proberbly the only time a safety boot would have helped :lol: :lol: :lol: :Doh:
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Re: Watch your feet!!!
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2012, 09:35:53 AM »
by that color i wood say its case hardend  hope all is wel soon

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Re: Watch your feet!!!
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2012, 06:18:30 PM »
 Hi Powder Keg Tried that on two separate occasions I have the greatest sympathy with you. Now safety boots is the footwear to use in the workshop. Hope you heal quickly.

Eric