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Old 16-05-12   #1 (permalink)
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Funny old habits

Spent the second half of my day strimming. For the first two hours everytime I went to take a hand off the throttle to grab something or to turn it off my left hand on the handle automatically bent forward as if to knock the chainbreak on. Made me laugh when i realised what I was doing,

Anyone else have strange habits like this.

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Going to flip my visor down before making making a cut when I'm not wearing my lid.

Must look like a right spaz.

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Going to flip my visor down before making making a cut when I'm not wearing my lid.

Must look like a right spaz.

HSE fascists shoot me.
Have you mastered the head flick, or do you go for the slow, top gun esq. thing?
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Spent the second half of my day strimming. For the first two hours everytime I went to take a hand off the throttle to grab something or to turn it off my left hand on the handle automatically bent forward as if to knock the chainbreak on. Made me laugh when i realised what I was doing,

Anyone else have strange habits like this.

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I do the same with hedgetrimmers quite often
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Depends if I'm oiled up, really.
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Damn you Felix!

Now people will think I'm a wrong 'un!
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Damn you Felix!

Now people will think I'm a wrong 'un!
Mark, I think those of us that know you already thought that.
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I spent the afternoon working with a still saw (disc cutter, or whatever its called). Found myself doing the exact same thing with the phantom chainbrake everytime. Nice to know I'm not the only one.
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Have woken the missus up in the middle of the night pull starting a 20 in my sleep.
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Have woken the missus up in the middle of the night pull starting a 20 in my sleep.
Well, that's what you told her.
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