I ain’t the only one…

That tangles with power machinery and has been lucky enough to only do damage that heals, rather than remove major parts of limbs and/or digits.

Via email from Jon S. (posted with permission)

Four inch angle grinder with a carving blade.
I said to myself “have to put the guard on”, did not.
Took about a half a second. 
Put my hand in my armpit to as a first reaction, when I took it out and looked and could still see that everything was attached.
I relaxed. 
I can still count to 10.
Not real damage, got really, really lucky.



He’s got those gloves hanging in his garage as a reminder of his luck that he is still able to count to ten. And, of course, a reminder that one cannot push one’s luck too many times. 

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