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How about when you discover two of your fingers are stuck together, although you are not working with glue at that time? :p
Would that be like the time I drilled through one of my fingers, and the drill bit had a piece of bone on it after I pulled it back out?
 

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And how about when you notice the dog is chewing on something that looks like your index? Won't be much left at that stage (worth wrestling the dog for)! :D:ROFLMAO:

And once the dog gets a taste of human flesh...





You guys need some protection for your extremities. ;)

Months ago I bought these, for some wood craft:
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Knowing that's quite a dangerous tool to use, I also ordered a pair of cut resistant gloves:
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They're not chainmail, but they're tough enough. Also maleable enough not to impair hand and finger movement too much. Better be safe than sorry... (y)
 

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They're not chainmail, but they're tough enough. Also maleable enough not to impair hand and finger movement too much. Better be safe than sorry... (y)

Where did you get those gloves?
I could use them when pruning my gooseberry bushes - they have thorns that are very sharp, very strong and very wicked!
 

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Scratch built roll cage for my BMW 318 race project.
An experiment using a phone camera which has produced less than ideal results.
I might consider using my DSLR for another photo shoot.
When I move to the next phase of the project I will go back to the better camera.
I think the detail is clear enough, and will be happy to answer any questions about the cage.
The last photo shows how the dash fits in, it has been cut down to remove those things that racers don't need.
A suitable race type steering wheel will be fitted to replace the original (which has a tiny propeller badge in the centre).

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Not too many modifications, just those small things that matter to me.
Relocated door mirrors - they should be on the top of the doors for the 1978 car, not in the window as on the model.
Fitted p/e seatbelts to the seat which has been repainted to a more accurate red/orange since the shade as supplied is too pale.
Lowered the front suspension, now easier because although IXO reworked the pieces to lower the model, it's not enough for my liking.
Added p/e bonnet latches, the ones on the body are invisible and rather poor as produced.
I haven't corrected the bonnet cooling slats, they are too wide for any of the cars before the 1980 DRM season.
For what is a lower cost model the shape looks to be very accurate to my eyes - something that annoys me greatly on any subject, often on product 2 to 3 times the price....

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More images of my group 2 BMW project.
Because my DSLR camera battery is dead and I am waiting for a replacement I have to use a phone camera.
After much work involving elbow grease, sanding, putty, more sanding and test painting, I am now at the point where the body modifications are almost complete.
I hope that the scratch built roll cage can be seen - now that it's test fitted inside the body.
Next will come choosing a suitable seat and fitting it with seatbelts etc.

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Winter project...

Perhaps something along the lines of the bit in (only one worthy of the time and money) 1969 'The Italian Job' film.
Where they use such a truck - although it's a different version - to batter down the door, with the cars still on board.
Until they started falling off..... :unsure::D
 

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A quick and fairly easy replacement set of hollow aluminium exhausts for this Solido Kremer Porsche 935/K3.
You will note the slightly different length of the pipes, caused by the cylinder layout of the boxer engine design, and the need for the whole exhaust to be of equal length.
Most period images I have seen show the exhausts hanging downwards, there are probably a number of reasons for this.

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