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Fiskars Splitting axes are razor sharp. (Gory)

Discussion in 'Edged Tools' started by welchyd1, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. welchyd1

    welchyd1 Full Member

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    I was splitting logs on Monday afternoon with my new Fiskars X25. I missed slightly and hit the right of a log which kicked the axe into the path of my leg! This is the result. I have been in hospital since Monday afternoon and won't be out until Friday. I've had surgery to repair the artery and stop the bleeding and the found nerve and bone damage whilst digging round in my foot.

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  2. sandbender

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    Ouch!

    Get well soon.
     
  3. Toddy

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    Oh, nasty :sigh: and so easily done.

    All I can say is get well soon :) and hopefully with no problems healing.

    Best wishes,
    M
     
  4. Marmite

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    +1 Get well soon
     
  5. Gill

    Gill Full Member

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    *** buddy i bet that hurt,Hope your better soon! That looks nasty .
     
  6. Elen Sentier

    Elen Sentier Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    OMG! Horrid! How's the other foot ??? do get wll soon :hammock:
     
  7. slingback

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    Excellent pic! every scar is a lesson eh:)
     
  8. swright81076

    swright81076 Tinkerer

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    Makes my old thumb injury look like a bee sting....

    Just follow what the doctors and physio tell you. To the letter.

    Hope you heal well, and are back on your feet soon.... Maybe a review of the axe too lol. I swear by my x10, razor sharp and hold out well.

    touched by nature
     
  9. Robbi

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    ouch-a-rooney !

    that'll keep you hopping for a while mate !

    hope it all heals well for you.
     
  10. crosslandkelly

    crosslandkelly A somewhat settled

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    Ouch! Nasty, Heal well.:goodluck:
     
  11. sargey

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    foot! back on your foot soon!:( :eek:

    i've have managed to cut my foot with a fiskars axe in exactly the same place. was but a tiny scratch compared to that though. fiskars axes are well under-rated. get well soon.

    cheers, and.
     
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  12. HillBill

    HillBill Bushcrafter through and through

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    Oh dear :) must practice your aim :D

    Get well soon mate :)
     
  13. abominable_scouse_monster

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    Owch, just owch....

    Get better soon.
     
  14. Supertanker

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    Yowwwwww!!:( that is bad news buddy. Good luck and get well soon mate.
     
  15. Scott Of The Llandow

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    Ouch,ouch! thats got to smart, a few years ago i just "tapped" my thumb knuckle with my hatchet, and that went straight to the bone.
    Good luck buddy,and get well soon

    Scott
     
  16. rowen

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    That looks bad, hope you have a full recovery and your back on it soon
     
  17. plastic-ninja

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    OW!! That is going to make a cracking battle scar.
    Good news that the artery and bone are repaired.Listen to your physio and occupational Therapists and you will
    come out smiling at the other end.It is traditional to blood a new axe but a small nick to the finger is usually
    considered sufficient.Get well soon.
    Cheers , Simon
     
  18. redandshane

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    I have used axes for years and never sustained a serious injury but that makes me realise why my Mrs is so reluctant to let me get a chainsaw
    She thinks I am just lucky so far with axe

    Got one coming though will post injuries when applicable and if possible lol
     
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    Get well soon mate

    There's a couple of similar injuries on here but I can't find them right now, maybe we should start a mini league :)
     
  20. scottishwolf

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    Bought an X27 Fiskars splitting axe recently and it knocks the socks clean off anything else on the market, but always wear my chainsaw boots when using it, they cut like nothing on earth.
     

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