Approx 6-8 Week Set Back

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Approx 6-8 Week Set Back

Post by pickelhaube » Sat Mar 14, 2015 2:25 pm

Hey guys I had a bad fall at work out in the yard Friday after noon. I fell on my butt jarring my spine re-dislocating my shoulder and to make matters worse broke my right wrist.

I can hardly walk or raise my right arm . I am having to do everything with my left hand and it is not easy .

so everything is on hold right now except the Humvee project . I can't mix any resin or RTV right now . I am thinking of sending the jagdpanther parts to daremo and see if he could possibly take over making the molds as well as pouring the parts.

I am also trying to teach my wife how to pour the resin but she has a hard time separating the mold after the pour so I am not sure how that will work.

right now even typing is a chore .

this does truly suck and using the bathroom to do # 2 is purely horrific.
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Post by PanzerArm » Sat Mar 14, 2015 2:32 pm

Sorry to hear that PH. Get well soon as they say, and don't let something like making molds and casting parts keep you from getting the rest you need to recover in a timely fashion.

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Post by Studly » Sat Mar 14, 2015 4:30 pm

Sorry to hear that Pickle, take it easy Mate , at our age we take longer to mend.

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Post by YT » Sat Mar 14, 2015 5:05 pm

Sorry Matthew, hope you have a speedy recovery.
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Post by Rylau » Sat Mar 14, 2015 5:10 pm

Sorry Matt. Best wishes for a speedy and full recovery.
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Post by Jnewboy » Sat Mar 14, 2015 5:30 pm

Best wishes my friend, injuries suck, this one sounds really painfull!
Take care of yourself before anything else. The hobby will be there when your better. Take care brother!

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Post by normandy » Sat Mar 14, 2015 6:24 pm

Health and Family first, take care of yourself Matthew.
Feel better my friend!

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Post by Razor17019 » Sat Mar 14, 2015 7:17 pm

PH,
Sorry about your fall. Hope you recover quickly.
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Post by DocTodd » Sat Mar 14, 2015 9:28 pm

That sounds rough. Sorry to hear about that. Hope you are mending well.
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Post by rohirrimknight » Sat Mar 14, 2015 9:40 pm

Matthew, sorry to know about that. Take care yourself is the first priority and hope you will get well soon.

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Post by rschaap » Sat Mar 14, 2015 9:49 pm

Sorry to hear about the fall. Take care of yourself and concentrate on getting better.

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Re: Approx 6-8 Week Set Back

Post by CanberraPaul » Sat Mar 14, 2015 11:09 pm

Sorry to hear about your accident Mate. As Studly said over 50 and things heal more slowly. Please look after yourself and get better in your own time - the models can wait Matthew!!!

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Post by Axis Nightmare » Sun Mar 15, 2015 4:15 am

As all have said already, your full and speedy recovery is most important. Don't compromise it by trying to do things you shouldn't. :(

Your fall sounded really nasty. I took a fall on ice recently. Caught me totally off guard. I got lucky as it was near zero and I was bundled up with enough padding to come away with just a sore butt.

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Post by pickelhaube » Sun Mar 15, 2015 7:48 am

thanks guys for all of the well wishing .

day 3 and things are still miserable . I still can't lay in bed at night to go to sleep so another night sitting up in the lazy boy chair with on and off sleep .

my biggest dilemma was with the jagdpanther mold that I poured before I fell. Friday was the day I should have separated the 2 halves and that did not happen. the longer the 2 pours- top and bottom halves-remain together the harder it is to separate them .

after 3 days it is impossible to separate the halves without cutting the rubber ruining the mold..i learned this lesson years ago .

so I had the wife try. no way . I tried not a good idea .what was dr. smith's FROM LOST IN SPACE always saying ? the pain oh the pain.

my wife went to the neighbor's house . this guy owns his own transmission shop so maybe he had what it takes but it was too much for him. so he went and got my other neighbor .

between the both of them they got the halves separated without damaging the two .

so all is not a loss . I have a buddy coming over Tuesday to see what he can do to take up my slack on the workbench .

let us see how that works out.
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Post by Crazy Kraut » Sun Mar 15, 2015 1:08 pm

All the best wishes from Germany. Thumbs pressed for a good, fast and complete recover.
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Post by maritime96 » Sun Mar 15, 2015 7:09 pm

Matthew; hope you feel better real soon. Don't stress about projects too much, you have to worry about your health first
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Post by Black_Dragon_One » Sun Mar 15, 2015 8:49 pm

Good luck quick recovery
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Re: Approx 6-8 Week Set Back

Post by Jay » Mon Mar 16, 2015 12:57 am

............dude. Hope you have a speedy recovery, just so you dont have to put up with the pain. (Maybe we should crowdfund for some pants with airbags in the butt area.)
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Post by pickelhaube » Mon Mar 16, 2015 6:20 am

thanks again guys . the well wishing is very much appreciated .
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Post by Eddy10440 » Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:07 am

Matthew, sorry to know that, hope you get well soon buddy.

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Post by 1958Zelda » Mon Mar 16, 2015 12:08 pm

Wish you a fast recovery and remember were getting to the age we need to slow down a bit :(

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Post by Aviatornut.com » Mon Mar 16, 2015 5:19 pm

Sorry to hear that PH. Get well soon !!!

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Post by CW4USARMY » Tue Mar 17, 2015 5:10 am

Sorry about the accident Picklel. :-(. Hope you have a speedy and full recovery. :-(

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Re: Approx 6-8 Week Set Back

Post by grockwood » Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:41 am

Sorry to hear about your fall. Take it easy for now. Hope you recover soon. Enjoy the quality day time TV shows available. lol

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Post by Light.Inf.Scout » Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:30 am

Ouch! Get well soon.
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