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 Post subject: Jeweler's nightmare video
PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2008 6:59 am 
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Enjoy :lol:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=YfAgBeFKoUQ


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 Post subject: Tungsten Ring Test
PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2008 6:59 pm 
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I hope that users of rings are not hitting their fingers that hard with or without a ring on. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Tungsten Ring Test
PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2008 9:13 pm 
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I hope that users of rings are not hitting their fingers that hard with or without a ring on. :D

If they do, they are in big trouble. Just hope the emergency room has a submersible diamond cutter to get the ring off to save the finger.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2008 10:11 pm 
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in my "real" profession, or at least the one paying my pension; our ambulances carry diamond ring cutters to do just that. :lol:

you really would be surprised at the things that people wrap around their fingers and then can't figure how to get them off.

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trust me there is something wrong wit the video, when he actually hits it with hammer, it seems that the scene has been cut....

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Go back and watch the one about emergency removal of the ring :lol: . I'll stick with gold and platinum, thank you!

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We sell wedding bands in all 4 of the metals
shown on the video.

What they didn't show you is how Tungsten
will literally shatter if you hit it too hard in
the right place.

Imagine the look on our customer's face
when he brought his (supposedly) "indestrucable"
shattered Tungsten band back to the store
to show us. :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 10:32 am 
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Morning Dove wrote:
Go back and watch the one about emergency removal of the ring :lol: . I'll stick with gold and platinum, thank you!


I've seen the emergency removal performed. As someone who has had training as both a jeweler and a paramedic, I agree with you 100%!!!

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Where is the video showing this emergency removal?


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Snizzy here is a YouTube video of how to do it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poM423pe ... re=related

When I saw it done for the first time it was in a trauma situation. You have to picture this being done on a finger that is already broken, and the swelling is up around, and enveloping the wedding band. Then picture that you're going to do this and apply even more pressure to the swollen area while the patient is screaming.

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Thanks MacGyver!

I loved the visual that you gave me
prior to viewing the video :lol: :lol: :lol:


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in my "real" profession, or at least the one paying my pension; our ambulances carry diamond ring cutters to do just that


Hmmm. Just what part of this profession is paying the pension? :P

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