Re: [MBZ] Gasoline in eyes burns

2015-09-13 Thread clay via Mercedes
I am surprised just how retarded I am and that I was not set aflame like a Buddhist monk clay On Sep 9, 2015, at 2:10 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: > Yes, the father of some folks that I went to school with was a mechanic. > He went under a car with a trouble light and gasoline was

Re: [MBZ] Gasoline in eyes burns

2015-09-13 Thread clay via Mercedes
20/20 hind sight I wish I had read that the morning I woke to the stench of fuel. clay On Sep 9, 2015, at 9:40 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > Simple #2 lead pencil is my friend when working live fuel lines. The taper > point slips right in all fuel lines up to 3/8th inch and makes a nice

Re: [MBZ] Gasoline in eyes burns

2015-09-13 Thread clay via Mercedes
The more I think on it, the more I am surprised I did not end up a toasted critter clay On Sep 9, 2015, at 12:24 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > Wow, that could have ended much worse; glad it didn't! > > - > Max > Charleston SC > > On Wed, Sep 9, 2015 at 3:16 PM, clay via

Re: [MBZ] Gasoline in eyes burns

2015-09-09 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Simple #2 lead pencil is my friend when working live fuel lines. The taper point slips right in all fuel lines up to 3/8th inch and makes a nice tight plug with minimal loss of fuel while making the plug action. If you have a larger line, use a kids fat pencil same result.. Insert sharpened

Re: [MBZ] Gasoline in eyes burns

2015-09-09 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
That's a miserable job. I've done it by using my finger to cork the end of the pipe while I worked one-handed. A small rubber or cork stopper in the end of the pipe would also work, but usually isn't anything handy. I usually strip to the waist, you're gonna get gassy anyway so why bother

Re: [MBZ] Gasoline in eyes burns

2015-09-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 9 Sep 2015 12:16:21 -0700 clay via Mercedes wrote: > He sees me dumping the dirt and inquires if I am going to be burning > dirt now. I tell him it is dragon poop, toss a match on it and watch > his eyes grow big. Good! I needed a laugh! Thanks, Craig

Re: [MBZ] Gasoline in eyes burns

2015-09-09 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Wow, that could have ended much worse; glad it didn't! - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Sep 9, 2015 at 3:16 PM, clay via Mercedes wrote: > I woke this morning to an overwhelming stench of petrol. Bedroom on the > third floor of the home, garage at the bottom. > >

Re: [MBZ] Gasoline in eyes burns

2015-09-09 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
ATTABOY on the repair + impressing the neighbor. Wilton - Original Message - From: "clay via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "clay" Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 3:16 PM Subject: [MBZ] Gasoline

Re: [MBZ] Gasoline in eyes burns

2015-09-09 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
Yes, the father of some folks that I went to school with was a mechanic. He went under a car with a trouble light and gasoline was dripping. It hit the trouble light and ignited. He was badly burned and it likely would have been worse if there had not been someone there who grabbed him by his