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29679Re: [Distillers] Re: FIRE (cont.)

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  • David W Lunsford
    May 5, 2005
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      Hey man, s--t happens...maxtonnage



      At 08:59 AM 5/3/05 -0000, you wrote:
      >Harry,
      >I am fine ... fortunately ... and I was reluctant to "tell my story"
      >especially to you and Mike and Roderick. I am humbled by the
      >experience and did not expect to receive much respect from the group
      >for appearing to be one of the "3 stooges".
      >I have 7 years of college, FAA airframe and powerplant licenses and a
      >BS in Industrial Maintenance Technology.
      >I'm really not an idiot nor a nerd... yet I was still IGNORANT in my
      >start up. I hope that sharing my experience with the group will help
      >prevent injuries for other start-ups using distillers and new
      >distillers as a reference to the hobby.
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      >--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Harry" <gnikomson2000@y...> wrote:
      >> --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "slipslider2" <slipslider2@y...>
      >> wrote:
      >> > To follow up on my previous post, as you can imagine, all kinds
      >of
      >> > flammable stuff spewed out of the columm, burning one of my
      >> fingers
      >> > and the tops of my bare feet. I backed away, the vapors flashed,
      >> the
      >> > still and my upper body is now on fire and I'm thinking "It
      >smells
      >> > like hair...I'm on fire...don't go forward or you will knock over
      >> the
      >> > still and burn down the back yard, JUMP IN THE POOL!!!!
      >>
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      >> In the 2 years I've been on this list, you are only the second
      >> person I've run across who's admitted to a potentially
      >> serious "event". 2 out of 2000+ members is still 2 too many.
      >Guys,
      >> you gotta remember you are trying to boil a liquid that is as
      >> flammable as gasoline. Don't be frightened of it, but be aware of
      >> the consequences of poor judgement. Families without fathers, and
      >> insurance companies refusing to pay because of possible illegal
      >> activities, is NOT the way to win legislator's hearts! PLEASE TAKE
      >> PRECAUTIONS. THERE'S A STACK OF STUFF IN ARCHIVED POSTS RE SAFETY
      >> MEASURES.
      >>
      >> Slainte!
      >> regards Harry
      >>
      >> p.s.
      >> Pain is a great but brutal teacher. I sympathise with you and hope
      >> you're ok.
      >>
      >> H
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