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Old 02-18-2014, 06:37 AM   #141
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You've got tendinitis there son! I had a bought of that when I was 22, it really sucked. I quit doing anything, beside working, that made it angry. Toned it back a notch or three at work. (right then is when I consistently started using long pry bars, lighter gear, etc, to work smarter instead of harder.) and in a year or so the pain went away. I get a twinge now and again, 6 years later, but nothing to complain about really. Now I think I'll have carpal tunnel before more tennis elbow....
Yep,I have it I my left shoulder(rotator cuff), since November. Sure can slow things down.. Luckily I'm right handed so I am still able to work.. I always thought pain was for you old guys lol, I'm 24 and it's catching up :s
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Old 02-18-2014, 07:39 AM   #142
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My right hand has been acting up lately.
When i have my hand curled on the phone the inside of my elbows stars to hurt alot.
Then on Friday, i was using a sawsall and sds drill and i couldn't let go of it (open my hand) for a good 15 mins. Even my stiletto set it off some.
Do your fingers go numb and tingle? Sounds like the same nerve pinching problem I have. Its why I bought my stiletto in the first place.

I cant even play xbox anymore because holding the controller puts my hand in just the right position to pinch nerves and my hand falls asleep!!

Edit. maybe not the same if you cant open your hand.

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Guys,
Definitely a good point to bring up on a thread about Ti hammers
because Ti hammers help in reducing shock to the user.

Look up "Carpenter's Elbow" or "Tennis Elbow". It's a micro rupturing of muscle strands.
I have it in both elbows. For some, it's bad to the point that they need surgery,
but for most it's just part of the trade. My elbows will now hurt if I got into doing
something physical after being stationary for a long time (not physically working for
weeks or months).

For me, as long as I'm relatively active, I'm okay.
Then again, I should always be active anyway to avoid atrophy.
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I've been having problems with my right shoulder, when I stand still like in church standings talking with my hands by my sides I get a horrible nagging ache in my right shoulder, still not sure what it comes from, but I've had tennis elbow a couple time till I bought a stiletto haven't had a problem since, until recently when I started playing racquetball
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Well I slipped on some ice 2 weeks ago now and went up completely horizontal and came down on the claws of my tibone in my lower back. Now I have all kinds of back and nerves issues. Stiletto sure didn't help take out the shock of that blow :smh:
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Well I slipped on some ice 2 weeks ago now and went up completely horizontal and came down on the claws of my tibone in my lower back. Now I have all kinds of back and nerves issues. Stiletto sure didn't help take out the shock of that blow :smh:
Hey don't blame that on stiletto, at least you went down on a quality piece of equipment lol
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well that makes me rethink carrying my hammer in the back
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Hey don't blame that on stiletto, at least you went down on a quality piece of equipment lol
You've got that right! Definitely falls under the "sucked" category.
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Well I slipped on some ice 2 weeks ago now and went up completely horizontal and came down on the claws of my tibone in my lower back. Now I have all kinds of back and nerves issues. Stiletto sure didn't help take out the shock of that blow :smh:
Saw that happen to a guy with a Vaughn 32 oz. in the early 70's.

NEVER carried a hammer in the back since...
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well that makes me rethink carrying my hammer in the back
Ya know the only thing I keep thinking is, how did claws get turned toward my back?
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Ya know the only thing I keep thinking is, how did claws get turned toward my back?
Just plain 'ol luck....
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Saw that happen to a guy with a Vaughn 32 oz. in the early 70's.

NEVER carried a hammer in the back since...
Ive already taken the loop off the back. It's going to be very strange for me when I go back to work. When ever the hell that is.
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well that makes me rethink carrying my hammer in the back
It doesn't matter.

Had my steel Stiletto in my holster on my right hand Occi bag. Slipped at work on New Years Eve and landed on the head of the hammer on my ribs.

Still have a mark and only stopped hurting about a week ago.
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I shove my hammer into the bag head first. I too once fell on my hammer walking across ice. Never again will I carry it in the back .
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There was a member here who said someone fell from a relatively short distance on his back and the hammer was upright and broke his spine. Not sure who told that story and if it was hearsay, but it's kinda scary.
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I ordered a fastcap hammer holster/sleeve last week and plan on carrying it on my side underneath my righthand bag like the way the diamondback hammersleeve is set up. should be on my doorstep when I get home from work and hopefully be a safer set up
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I have never seen an Eswing bend it sure as hell would Snapit though... One day I will spring and buy a stiletto hammer but I'm young and haven't reached the level of pain some guys have. I did poured foundations for two years and realize that I don't have the back of a bodybuilder though.
Why wait til you're in pain?
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On a side note, I would like to take a moment to laugh at new guys that own stilettos but take ten hits to sink a nail. Wait until you are practiced a bit before buying one okay.

Nothing to do with OP.
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Do you guys prefer curved or straight handles? I have never tried a curved handle hammer. Is there any advantage to one or the other?
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straight. I've owned/used curved handles and they feel awkward.

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