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Posted by dacaur | Jul 21, 2013 @ 08:06 PM | 7,474 Views
Hey guys, I am typing this with one hand...... The good news is the doctor says i should fully recover movment in my other hand,,,,, within a year or so.....

So, wednsday evening (july 17), i finaly got my 12x4 prop, the last piece I needed to complete my Multiplex Funcub, I ream it to fit my prop adapter, intall it, and my funcub is finaly complete... Now to test the motor. So I hook up my amp meter and slowly start running it up..... All looks good, untill just as I reach full throttle, it starts to sound weird......

As I start to throttle down, the right side of the nose BREAKS, the motor swings left, and the prop hits me...... It cut my forearm to the bone, severing the tendons to all 4 fingers, two to my wrist, and the tendon for my thumb was 95% cut...... To get an idea how bad it was, at the emergency room the nurses kept sending in other nurses/people to see it, all of them said "wow, thats a good one", or something similar....

So after a 3+ hour surgery to stitch my arm and reattach tendons, I have my hand/arm in this funky cast/bandage, to hold my fingers and wrist bent back to keep strain off the tendons,,, after 5 days I can start to move my fingers, and in 6 weeks I get the cast off and can go back to work......

I have never heard of the nose breaking like this... I have not yet even decided if I am going to keep the plane, but I have 6 weeks to think about it.....

Here are pics. I am not posting the actual wound in the thread, as...Continue Reading