[elky] Re: Visit from Iowans - Monte Head replacement

Yes the wire wheel on my grinder is really old. I wear eye protection, but I
should just replace that one.

My thumb nail is half purple, and the skin is purple to the knuckle today.
Changing watch batteries is going to be a bitch on Monday!

JC

On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 7:50 PM, Robert Adams <elcam84@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>                      Yeah. I won't use a wire wheel without a face shield.
> Also the knotted wheels are safer as they don't loose wires nearly as much.
>
>
>
>                                    Robert Adams
>
> On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 7:45 PM, Chris Lindh <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>
>> Awesome progress.
>>
>> Regarding the battle scars, I was catching up on car shows and saw one
>> of the presenters caught a wire from a wire wheel in his eye (!).  He
>> was wearing eye protection but the wire came up between the goggles
>> and his face.  Took 2 hours in the emergency room with devices (no one
>> wants used on their eye) to get it out, but he still has sight.
>>
>> I have a full face shield... makes me think I should wear it any time
>> I'm using power tools...
>>
>> On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 4:06 PM, John Christensen <johncgg@xxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>> > Friday night Brother Jim, his 2 sons, and my Mom drove in for the
>> weekend.
>> > The excuse was that I had 2 days off in a row, and some new heads in the
>> > garage for the Monte Carlo. It was great to see everyone. we had a real
>> nice
>> > visit. Jim and I spend from early Monday till mid afternoon working on
>> the
>> > head swap. Zach helped with some all important young back muscles for
>> > torquing. Nate was in the drive swapping his winter wheels to the summer
>> > versions. Mom watched it all from the drive, and Cindy was taking
>> advantage
>> > of the beautiful day cleaning up in the garden. It was a beautiful day
>> at
>> > nearly 70 and sunny for the most part.
>> >
>> > The swap was a success. No more smoking on the start up, and it runs
>> real
>> > smooth.
>> >
>> > Big thanks to Jim for all the help and making the trip of 7-8 hours each
>> way
>> > to help out.... and saving my back. Thanks to Mom for the dinner last
>> night.
>> > It was just great to see everyone too.
>> >
>> > For the car guys and gals:
>> http://www.myelcamino.net/monte/log3.htm#heads
>> > Click on the pictures for larger versions.
>> >
>> > JC
>> > ---
>> > John Christensen
>> > 1984 El Camino "Elkenstein" 350 TBI
>> > NECOA #042 http://www.myelcamino.net
>> > Saint Charles, IL
>> >  ---
>> > John Christensen
>> > 1984 El Camino "Elkenstein" 350 TBI
>> > NECOA #042 http://www.myelcamino.net
>> > Saint Charles, IL
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
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