Using power tools ( occasional use)

Anyone has used a chainsaw, if yes were there any noticeable effects ?
I had used a trimmer and snowblower without effects.



4 Comments

Yes

by boatman50 - 2008-02-28 10:02:56

I have used all sorts of power tools since my pm, after getting past the fear of the unkown! I have an electric chainsaw that I have used. I just make sure I don't et them close to my pm. I did some major home renovations this winter and used all sorts of tools. Router, circular saw, sabre saw eyc. All good.
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chainsaw

by hotform - 2008-02-29 01:02:58

Wear a pair of insulated gloves if you are going to use a chainsaw. The danger is that the spark plugs on most are near the hand grip and little errant spark makes its way down the grip up your arm and across your heart and pacer. This messes with your pacer and all that it is trying to keep right.
I have used just about every major type of power tool you can think of with no problems including a welder.
Medtronics has some information on various tools if you go to their web site and type it into their search function. Rick

It's a no no

by Blueaustralia - 2008-02-29 05:02:41

I found I could not use the chainsaw or the hedge trimmer. It made me feel weak and funny down the centre of my chest. I guess we are all different.

Chainsaw

by sbassmeister - 2008-03-06 05:03:28

I was told to make sure I kept a minimum of 12 inches away from the motor on a chainsaw, lawn mower or snow blower. It is easy to stay that far away from the latter two, but harder to keep the chain saw away from your pm since we tend to lean in while operating them.

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