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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #140 on: March 14, 2012, 08:18:45 pm »
Damn that looks like a proper cut. Well done - you need evidence when they ask you to drop your rods at the airport after sounding the metal detector  :biggrin:

Heal quick  :thumleft:

Seeing as you have so much time on your hands - let's fit that hot exhaust. I'll get it to you when you are ready  :mwink:

Now that sounds like a plan. Has yours been ceramic coated and installed yet?
What my titanium insert in my arm or my exhaust?  :biggrin:

Yah! The insert is staying just where it is! Have you put the titanium exhaust header back yet.

Nah, that one will be yours, I reckon  :biggrin:

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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #141 on: March 17, 2012, 08:15:50 pm »
Strongs there Moondog.  All these other comentators are woeseys.  This lot always looks worse than it really is. (suck an extra few of those lekker big pain pills) In a day or two, the swelling will go down, and in a week those stiches will start itching (means it getting better and healthier)  The worst is the waiting TIME, for the bones to grow inside.  Thats what is not nice.

Get comfortable with lekker books etc. 

Get well "slowly" boet  :thumleft: ;D
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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #142 on: March 17, 2012, 08:17:13 pm »
When is this open house party.   :D  Please do tell. Must come visit.
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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #143 on: March 17, 2012, 08:43:34 pm »
Tweets, you are right - the most frustrating part is the wait - progress is so S L O W.
The house party is in Helderkruin - as soon as I am back on my hind legs again - but feel free to pop around any time - the bar is stocked ;)
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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #144 on: March 17, 2012, 08:56:30 pm »
Tweets, you are right - the most frustrating part is the wait - progress is so S L O W.
The house party is in Helderkruin - as soon as I am back on my hind legs again - but feel free to pop around any time - the bar is stocked ;)
we dont need a stocked bar to come visit....but it sure helps.... >:D

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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #145 on: March 19, 2012, 06:55:18 pm »
Get well soon Moondog.

I respect the fact that you rode straight to the hospital. I don't even want to know how you got off your bike without putting pressure on your broken leg.

Hope you are back in full force in no time. Nik-Nak paddy whack, give a Wild Dog a bone!
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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #146 on: March 19, 2012, 07:00:07 pm »
ya, tell us about your check up today...... >:D

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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #147 on: March 19, 2012, 07:51:39 pm »
Wow! Shattered tibia. :eek7:
It is going to take more than a bit of plaster to fix that.
Shit luck friend. Strongs with the recovery. Glad bike is okay   :mwink:

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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #148 on: March 19, 2012, 08:52:43 pm »
Tweets, you are right - the most frustrating part is the wait - progress is so S L O W.
The house party is in Helderkruin - as soon as I am back on my hind legs again - but feel free to pop around any time - the bar is stocked ;)
Will make a plan Saturday. PM me your address. I'm going down to PE but will be back by Friday arvie.

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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #149 on: March 19, 2012, 09:07:35 pm »
Tweets, you are right - the most frustrating part is the wait - progress is so S L O W.
The house party is in Helderkruin - as soon as I am back on my hind legs again - but feel free to pop around any time - the bar is stocked ;)
Will make a plan Saturday. PM me your address. I'm going down to PE but will be back by Friday arvie.


ya let me know...or sunday...pop in there on the way to magalies?

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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #150 on: March 20, 2012, 05:48:44 am »
Tweets, you are right - the most frustrating part is the wait - progress is so S L O W.
The house party is in Helderkruin - as soon as I am back on my hind legs again - but feel free to pop around any time - the bar is stocked ;)
Will make a plan Saturday. PM me your address. I'm going down to PE but will be back by Friday arvie.


You guys are most welcome - anytime. PM sent.

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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #151 on: March 20, 2012, 06:26:29 am »
How's the scafolding holding out?

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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #152 on: March 20, 2012, 08:16:48 am »
Aaaauuuuw!  I'm at Red Star for the weekend...

I'll have to come terrorise (or stalk) you later... ;)  PM You address buddy, I'll see if FireCracker wants to get out a bit too...
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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #153 on: March 20, 2012, 08:58:21 am »
No problem at all, Mal - just let me know in enough time to take all the neccesary meds ;)
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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #154 on: March 20, 2012, 09:16:42 am »
Wow! Shattered tibia. :eek7:
It is going to take more than a bit of plaster to fix that.
Shit luck friend. Strongs with the recovery. Glad bike is okay   :mwink:

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Thx, Subie - thats no lie - I now own more Meccano than your average 10 year old boy. I think that I counted 11 screws.
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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #155 on: March 20, 2012, 09:28:46 am »
No problem at all, Mal - just let me know in enough time to take all the neccesary meds ;)
better get a double script, just in case....

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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #156 on: March 21, 2012, 12:28:52 am »
So what is the prognosis - how long will it be before you can get out there again?
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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #157 on: March 21, 2012, 06:44:45 am »
I am officially booked off for 6 weeks, but should be able to go back to work in 2 weeks. I should also be able to drive or ride tar in 4 - 6 weeks. In 3 months the leg should operate 100 percent normally and be up to full strength in 6 months. They can remove the meccano in 12 to 18 months z- seems that is my call depending on if it bothers me. For now he is happy with the progress, but I am still finding it damn painful and am frustrated that getting around is such a PITA.

I will however not push it - I want this thing to heal properly.
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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #158 on: March 21, 2012, 06:59:07 am »
Good luck with the healing process!  :thumleft:
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Re: Moondog broken - but not down
« Reply #159 on: March 21, 2012, 08:30:48 am »
Hey Moondog,

Just seen this today. All the best with your recovery, glad you are okay. (thanks for your help in the mud at Stoffberg!!)
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