Your Injuries whilst Spannering ?

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Your Injuries whilst Spannering ?

Post by Jannersbee » Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:56 am

Let's hear about the way any of you have damaged yourselves whilst working on your bikes whatever machines you work on.



I'll start with my most recent of having a dumb moment and taking a rag to my moving chain which then caught pulling the rag and my finger tips between the chain and the rear sprocket :oops: out of action for a month or so now.
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Re: Your Injuries whilst Spannering ?

Post by Wirralman » Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:51 am

Standard MT injury to pride

Despite being told that oil spurts out when you remove the drain plug, I failed to catch the initial gush of oil hence messy puddle on floor Even worse, it's happened more than once😡
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Re: Your Injuries whilst Spannering ?

Post by Mr Shiney » Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:54 am

Ground the end of my finger off with a flap disk!
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Re: Your Injuries whilst Spannering ?

Post by hounddog » Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:12 pm

Laying on garage floor working on a bike and managed to pull the bike off the stand down on top of me, sustaining a cracked rib :lol:
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Re: Your Injuries whilst Spannering ?

Post by Jannersbee » Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:33 pm

hounddog wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:12 pm
Laying on garage floor working on a bike and managed to pull the bike off the stand down on top of me, sustaining a cracked rib :lol:
Impressive haha
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Re: Your Injuries whilst Spannering ?

Post by appyarry » Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:36 am

Jannersbee wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:56 am
I'll start with my most recent of having a dumb moment and taking a rag to my moving chain which then caught pulling the rag and my finger tips between the chain and the rear sprocket :oops: out of action for a month or so now.
Ouch! My mate did the rag/moving chain trick and lost his right thumb :-( Hopefully you lost less!

I've trapped fingers, burnt myself welding (flying metal going down the boot :-( ) Too many silly accidents to pick the most stupid, the most annoying are the nipping the flesh with a pair of pliers or breaking my rear lens while manoeuvring the MT in the garage, not once or twice but three times. Don't even get me started on Machete's or chain saws :-)
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Re: Your Injuries whilst Spannering ?

Post by Jannersbee » Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:46 pm

appyarry wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:36 am
Jannersbee wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:56 am
I'll start with my most recent of having a dumb moment and taking a rag to my moving chain which then caught pulling the rag and my finger tips between the chain and the rear sprocket :oops: out of action for a month or so now.
Ouch! My mate did the rag/moving chain trick and lost his right thumb :-( Hopefully you lost less!

I've trapped fingers, burnt myself welding (flying metal going down the boot :-( ) Too many silly accidents to pick the most stupid, the most annoying are the nipping the flesh with a pair of pliers or breaking my rear lens while manoeuvring the MT in the garage, not once or twice but three times. Don't even get me started on Machete's or chain saws :-)
Yeah certainly fared better then you friend ! Done the rear lens before such an annoying mistake :lol: Got to love a bike that requires blood sacrifice.
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Re: Your Injuries whilst Spannering ?

Post by Laurence » Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:50 pm

I can't remember what I was undoing, probably something exhaust related, but it was rusted tight and needed some force. When it finally gave, my hand spun round and the skin on my knuckles was left on the cooling fins.. definitely learnt my lesson on that one..
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Re: Your Injuries whilst Spannering ?

Post by Jannersbee » Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:40 pm

Laurence wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:50 pm
I can't remember what I was undoing, probably something exhaust related, but it was rusted tight and needed some force. When it finally gave my hand spun round and the skin on my knuckles was left on the cooling fins.. definitely learnt my lesson on that one..
ooof i can feel the sting from that one :lol:
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