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Old 02-14-2010, 05:53 PM   #1
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heads up, let me count the ways

Today I went to visit a friend in the park. As he stepped out the door of his MH, I could not help but notice his head had a huge gash and lump. He said he hit his head on the TV coming in the door. Several stitches did the job. It got me thinking of all the head banging we encounter with these rigs. TV coming in the door, head bang on slide out corners, head banging on awning arms, head banging on basement doors, head banging on shower spray head, head banging on generator compartment while servicing just to name a few. Don't these builders understand my head can only encounter so many bangs before I kill off all my brain cells? I don't have that many left at my age. Have you ever banged your head on your rig? Let's here about it.
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Old 02-14-2010, 06:06 PM   #2
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Yep, I've done it, although not hard enough to break my hard head.

Was laying on the couch and got up, without remembering the cabinets above, and cracked my head into them hard enough that my vision went black and then the pain hit. Wowzer!! I've remembered that since then, I'll tell ya!!

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PS~ Of course, I am a blonde... would anyone even notice if there was brain damage............ LOL!!!!
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Old 02-14-2010, 06:36 PM   #3
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how about just plain turning around and forgetting the slide is OUT and BAM full force face plant, i have seen stars on more than one occasion,
i wish i had been filming it , i know i would have laughed till it hurt
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Old 02-14-2010, 06:41 PM   #4
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how about just plain turning around and forgetting the slide is OUT and BAM full force face plant
Okay, you win!! LOL!!

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Who ever said " Pain is a great teacher " was a lyer. I've hit my head so many times on the slide I should have a degree.
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Old 02-14-2010, 07:07 PM   #6
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The front TV on my rig is a great head knocker. Sharp corners and all. After the wife took a pretty good whack, the corners and bottom immediately got covered with foam.

My Jayco had two head knockers. One between the dinette and the entry door and one under the TV. Covered both with orange foam and had no more problems.
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I was camped near a guy who always put on a hard hat when he worked on his MH.
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I was camped near a guy who always put on a hard hat when he worked on his MH.
Thanks for telling on me Dirk! I have since switched to a motorcycle crash helmet.

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I can't remember hitting my head, but I can remember my wife running into the awning arm of our old mh and leaving a chunk of hair on there. Needless to say, I kept my mouth shut and next time i went to wally world, I purchased two bright orange swim noodles to cusion them. I don't have to worry about this one, the arms are too high off the ground on the electric awning.
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when working on the gen i hit the back of my head and then my nose and then my head back and forth big mark on my nose outch
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Just banged my head today on cupboard doors that I failed to close. I am better at breaking shoulders on awning arms in a storm. Only the pain affects my brain on those however.
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I was readying the coach this AM (not enough coffee) and got around to checking air pressure in the tires. I just finished checking the pass. side rear duals and, you guessed it, just about knocked myself out on the slide out. I'm taking the RVr pledge. "I solemly swear to retract the slides before checking my tire pressure."
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Came around from the front of the coach in a rush nose level to the awning arm. Have a nice scar wright were the glasses sit. Also found that the fancy light over the dinett should be moved in about a foot.
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Wearing any hat with a bill or brim will increase your chances of banging your head astronomically.
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