Customs: You would think I would have learned my lesson by now?

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  1. Cycrolus

    Cycrolus Herald of Primus

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    So just shot a piece of plastic in my eye while dremeling. Add this to my list of cutting myself several times, tangling the blade on my dremel in my shirt, burning myself on a soldering iron, smashing a finger while pounding a pin in, pinching myself with different things, you would think I would take better precautions. But I get an idea in my head and I jump on it, safety to the wind. Anyone else?
     
  2. Dr. Grimlockisking

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    Guilty as charged. Makes me glad whenever I AM working in my workshop, I'm usually wearing my regular prescription glasses, even though I forget to put the safety ones over them
     
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    I've had my stylus slip on me while drilling and grinding and have had it dig into my fingers. Some minor skin tearing and a little bit of blood, but nothing that a good cleaning and a bandage couldn't fix. I've also burned the tips of my fingers with a soldering iron. It happens. I typically wear safety glasses and a mask when dealing with anything that's going to shoot up debris. I'd wear safety gloves, but I don't want to lose my dexterity. Plus, I only wear latex ones and that's whenever I'm handling painted parts and putty. They definitely won't protect me from a rotary tool and soldering iron.
     
  4. ^o^CORVUS^o^

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    We suffer for our craft. It is the way of the artist :) 
     
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    hXcpunk23 The Chaos Bringer

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    Definitely wear the eye protection. I find myself working without it a lot while using my Dremel, but I also don't hold my head or face over it. When discs break or parts fly, they generally fly in the direction the wheel is spinning. So if I happen to be cutting without eyewear, I point that junk away and cut slowly.

    But yes, I think we've all cut ourselves or injured ourselves at some point. It's always best to play it safe though.
     
  6. Superquad7

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    Yep, this is pretty much anything once goes about to do in this life.

    Sometimes, I slice my fingertips with a blade, but that's about it. Most of the other stuff I can just take.

    I have to say that I always hate it when I'm working, and I realize, "Yep, this is gonna happen (whether that's my fingertips sliced or whatever)", cuz it usually does. :lol 

    You guys just be careful when you do this stuff!
     
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    The smell of melted plastic is gross.
     

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