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Re: The OWB won
« Reply #20 on: December 06, 2018, 06:20:44 PM »
Update on it.... doing well and usable but if my hands get cold outside it hurts like a toothache. not sure whats up with that.  :(
Mine were doing that too. Seems to get better after a couple weeks. I have a bandaid on mine now. The nail's half off, and I don't want it ripped off before it's all ready to let go.

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Re: The OWB won
« Reply #21 on: December 06, 2018, 08:17:22 PM »
It amazes me how long it takes for a nail to regrow
There is a time proven way to make the nail grow faster but you need a special recipe:

"Fillet of a fenny snake, In the cauldron boil and bake; Eye of Newt,  and toe of frog, Wool of bat and tongue of dog, Adder's fork and blind-worm's sting, Lizard's leg and owlet's wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble."
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Re: The OWB won
« Reply #22 on: December 06, 2018, 08:45:48 PM »
I caught a finger nail in the tail gate of dump truck when I was in high school. I didn't do it, but a doctor drilled a small hole to relieve the pain, it got better instantly. Before he did it I remember feeling every heart beat.
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Re: The OWB won
« Reply #23 on: December 06, 2018, 09:48:09 PM »
I once closed the back door on a 1950 Ford on my thumb.  Had to take the other hand and open the door before I could get it out.  It got drilled with a pocket knife.

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Re: The OWB won
« Reply #24 on: December 07, 2018, 09:00:23 AM »
My entire career was in machine shops with all kind of ways to get hurt but my most serious accident was with a 24OZ ball peen hammer. I was driving 3/8" dowel pins into steel and with a good swing the pin kicked away and I wacked my thumb, broken bone, 5 stiches, and lost the nail. I didn't need to drill that one it was self relieved.
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Re: The OWB won
« Reply #25 on: December 24, 2018, 06:26:44 PM »
Once had a Doctor take a syringe with a needle on it and jeat it red hot with a lighter. Sort of twisted burnt a hole that nail. Didn't hurt since fluid had not built up yet. The broke finger it was attached to was doing a good job of it.
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Re: The OWB won
« Reply #26 on: December 24, 2018, 08:02:45 PM »
Just read this post.  I laughed so much at DonPís post I had to read it to my wife.  

I think last time I had this type thing happen I used a knife point to drill through.  Iíll need to try the paper clip if/when there is a next time.  Thanks for that Doc!

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Re: The OWB won
« Reply #27 on: December 24, 2018, 09:07:48 PM »
I do these at work often.  The key is to make sure there is a build up of blood so you can stop as soon as you see a spurt.  So the knife, bit, hot object does not cut/burn the underlying skin in the nail bed.  We use a battery operated pen cautery.  Your nail is like hair s o it does not hurt.  The trick is trying to convince a 5 y/o that it will feel better after you poke it with a red hot wire.  think_not

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Re: The OWB won
« Reply #28 on: December 26, 2018, 09:25:33 AM »
Re Shakespeare, I seem to remember in the recipe  "finger of birth strangled babe" as an ingredient.
Gross to say the least.
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