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    Blood sacrifice

    My brother is a shade tree hot-rod mechanic. He says a car won't ever run right until you give it a blood sacrifice, i.e busted knuckles, mashed finger nail, puncture wound, etc.

    I just gave my most recent project a a pin prick sacrifice that got blood all over my white silk fabric. Guaranteed Success!!!

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    The exact opposite for me, but then I opted for the burnt offering instead. My first DIY hammock I tried to heat seal with a candle--gadfry how polyester burns. Guaranteed failure (had to make the hammock 6 inches shorter than intended).

    Next time I think I'll try the blood thing instead--thanks for the tip
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    Congrats on the successful appeasement of the gods moment!!!!!!!! May your project be flawless and effortless from here on out...........
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    Avoid the temptation to offer a blood sacrifice by stabbing the injector needle through your finger. If it hits the bone you'll break the needle. But this more directly related to the machine than a pin prick at a distance.
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramblinrev View Post
    Avoid the temptation to offer a blood sacrifice by stabbing the injector needle through your finger. If it hits the bone you'll break the needle. But this more directly related to the machine than a pin prick at a distance.
    That happened to my mom when I was a kid (she got lazy, and was cutting some corners safety-wise). I still remember her with her hand on the table, and the doctor with a pair of pliers standing on her finger and tugging at that needle with 2 hands.

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    You might want to stay away from knife making as well. Every one I ever made drew blood before it was finished. Usually before they were even sharpened. That point will get you every time.

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