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Careful with that knife!

Post by Pete Mazz » October 14th, 2020, 3:33 am

So I was chopping onions one morning and accidentally dropped my chef knife...
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3 hours and 20 stitches later...
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Post by Dargo » October 14th, 2020, 6:57 am

Wow, you keep that knife sharp.

So how will this story evolve, losing a fight to an unarmed onion when you had the knife may need a little embellishment.

Glad it sounds like only stitches.


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Post by JKalchik » October 14th, 2020, 7:47 am

Heh.... I took 4 stitches, 2 each in the index and middle fingers on my left hand, right across the pads. NEVER felt the cut..... I instinctively had swatted at a fly while holding a chef's knife. Took my g/f 2+ hours to convince to go to urgent care, the doc on duty (I was their last patient for the night,) kept telling me that I need to listen to her more often.

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Post by Cole Leffert » October 14th, 2020, 9:38 am

Dargo wrote:
October 14th, 2020, 6:57 am
Wow, you keep that knife sharp.

So how will this story evolve, loosing a fight to an unarmed onion when you had the knife may need a little embellishment.

Glad it sounds like only stitches.


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I agree with Dargo! This story is going to need some embellishment! Some thing like... Chuck Norris threw a knife at you and you kicked it out of the air! =)) =))

Hope you make a quick recovery!!



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Post by Dirtytires » October 14th, 2020, 11:04 am

Bummer....think we have all done it at least once. (I know I did!) Sad that i was more concerned about the knife than getting to the ER.

It is hard to resist the urge to try to catch the knife as it falls but doing so generally results in a much worse hand cut. Congrats for not doing that, at least. Looks like a really good job on the stitches tho and a nice clean cut. Should heal up pretty quickly.

I’m sure the dr said to stay off it for a bit....maybe what he REALLY said was ‘sit in front of a smoker daily for a week to allow healing’. Guess true interpretation depends on if the wife was in the room.



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Post by dacolson » October 14th, 2020, 1:53 pm

:yth:
glad you're okay, Pete. Here's to a speedy recovery. :beer:


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Post by Big T » October 14th, 2020, 5:59 pm

I have been lucky with a few near misses over the years but I always envision a missing toe or two as the knife is falling. Get well son Pete.


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Post by zima-man » October 14th, 2020, 8:09 pm

Maybe its karma from Terry for you holding that knife to him! Haha
Glad your feeling better!
Maybe you should cook in coveralls!
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Post by Pete Mazz » October 15th, 2020, 2:15 am

Thanks all! OK, I confess, it was Chuck Norris and Freddy Kruger. :strongbad:


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Post by Dirtytires » October 15th, 2020, 10:01 am

My wife always gets suspicious when I change the original story.

Just sayin.......lol.



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Post by Dargo » October 15th, 2020, 9:02 pm

Dirtytires wrote:My wife always gets suspicious when I change the original story.

Just sayin.......lol.
Your wife gets the real story. Everyone else hears about Freddy.


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Post by Dirtytires » October 16th, 2020, 9:44 am

Dargo wrote:
October 15th, 2020, 9:02 pm
Dirtytires wrote:My wife always gets suspicious when I change the original story.

Just sayin.......lol.
Tour wife gets the real story. Everyone else hears about Freddy.


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Post by Dargo » October 16th, 2020, 9:53 am

Dirtytires wrote:
Dargo wrote:
October 15th, 2020, 9:02 pm
Dirtytires wrote:My wife always gets suspicious when I change the original story.

Just sayin.......lol.
Tour wife gets the real story. Everyone else hears about Freddy.


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Post by towtruck » October 17th, 2020, 6:48 pm

So........how is the knife? Is it okay?



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Post by Cole Leffert » October 17th, 2020, 8:24 pm

towtruck wrote:
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So........how is the knife? Is it okay?
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Post by Pete Mazz » October 18th, 2020, 2:18 am

towtruck wrote:
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So........how is the knife? Is it okay?
Needs to be sharpened. Should have needed at least 30 stitches. :homer:


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Post by Dirtytires » October 18th, 2020, 10:16 am

Nice!

I tell friends/family when they come in the house that my knives are ‘razor blades with handles’ and recommend they stay out of my kitchen. Glad I’m not alone in my sharpness obsession.

How is it healing?



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Post by towtruck » October 18th, 2020, 10:45 am

I have a 10" meat slicer with a blade so sharp it scares me. When I clean that thing It's like a surgeon doing open heart. Very careful with it and never let it off the counter or over the edge. If that disk were ever dropped it would cut a foot off even through a boot. I won't let my wife near it either. The directions don't have you take the blade off the machine to clean it.......I take it off every time as there is no way to make the machine clean without removal.

Glad you did not have more damage.



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Post by Pete Mazz » October 19th, 2020, 3:17 am

How is it healing?
Not bad. My buddies call me Frankenfoot. :D


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Post by Saskattak » October 22nd, 2020, 6:50 pm

Need faster feet lol. Glad it was only a flesh wound. I am suppose to get my kitchen knives re sharpened soon by a local guy. Hope is to get my blades back in a shape where I can tune them up myself.

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Post by SheffSmoker » October 22nd, 2020, 6:55 pm

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Post by Pete Mazz » October 23rd, 2020, 3:13 am

Ha Ha!


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