It finely happened

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It finely happened

Postby 64/67lo-boy » Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:24 pm

Got home from the fest safe and sound and on sunday decided to cut some grass. The fan belt broke half way through the cutting so I was close to the house. I pulled it into the yard and shut it down. All my tractors have non presure radiator caps. I wanted to see how much coolant was still in the radiator.
Well I forgot that I had replaced the cap on this perticular tractor. I removed the cap and antifreeze shot out. I was wearing a carhart jacket and it went right up my sleve.

Results of my careless act.
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Re: It finely happened

Postby Don McCombs » Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:43 pm

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Re: It finely happened

Postby tst » Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:49 pm

could have been worse, glad you are ok

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Re: It finely happened

Postby Dennis » Mon Apr 28, 2014 7:22 pm

That hurts! Been there done that, once.
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Re: It finely happened

Postby twotone » Mon Apr 28, 2014 7:46 pm

Pete, better to take it on the arm than in the face. Not much worse than the pain from a burn--heal fast!
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Re: It finely happened

Postby Clint Carter » Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:33 am

looks like it hurts. Sorry to hear that.
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Re: It finely happened

Postby Dale Finch » Tue Apr 29, 2014 3:01 pm

I'm always grateful when a person admits having done something that we all may have done/might do, so that someone might avoid a similar fate!! A good reminder. Sorry about your arm, but thanks for the post!

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Re: It finely happened

Postby grumpy » Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:40 pm

Sorry to hear that. I also did that....once. I still put a rag over the cap even when I know it's not hot. Grump
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