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    Connector Whiplash

    Aside from hurting my back once lifting something way too heavy for me, I haven't run into any problems injuring myself until this week. Was at the scrap yard yesterday unloading my warehouse cart of insulated wire, and out of nowhere the connector from the old type keyboard (the ones with the coiled cable) knocked me in my eye and I got a black eye. I guess it had gotten caught on something and sprung back at me. Just a half hour ago, forgetting what had happened to me, I was pulling a keyboard out of a gaylord of asst stuff and the connector end came flying and hit me in the other eye. I hope this one doesn't go black. Watch out for flying connectors!


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    lmao that sucks

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    nice pair of safety glasses could have prevened both of these.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PartTimeScrapper View Post
    nice pair of safety glasses could have prevened both of these.
    Yeah those would be good before I do that too..

    Also don't drop those old Heavy keyboards on your toe!!!!! That hurts.
    I need to find some better gloves to wear so I stop cutting my fingers and stuff?

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    Now thats funny

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    I think YOU need to start putting keyboards in a Haz Mat drum. LOL

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    "Also don't drop those old Heavy keyboards on your toe!!!!!"

    Maybe consider a pair of steel capped boots 1st ?


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