Soldering (Was: Re: HP-IB, Amigo/cs80 ... )

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at
Fri Feb 26 15:41:50 CST 2010

Ethan Dicks wrote:
>> This reminds me of 2 other things I was taught, when removing a pulley or
>> similar from a shaft. If using a puller tool, don't stand in line with
>> it. If it releases suddenly, it will fly off and hit you. For large
>> pullers and parts, broekn ribs, etc are a distinct possibility.
> My brother broke his nose with the back of his own hand when a similar
> assembly "let go" suddenly.  He was working at eye-level vs
> bench-level, but it's the same principle - don't stand with body parts
> blocking the axis of removal.

I was horsing around with my brother when I was about 7 years old and he 
was pulling his hand away from me when I suddenly let go.  He gave 
himself a bloody nose and knocked himself on his ass.

Peace...  Sridhar

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