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Old 06-21-2014, 05:23 PM   #166
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Originally Posted by CJ5K View Post
Eyes Shut:

I feel like a dick now .... my crash was in 2008, I'm 100% recovered now, and I just forgot to put that in my post.

Thanks for the well wishes though man, i really apreciate it!!
(and glad that you are fully recovered!)
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Old 06-22-2014, 05:08 AM   #167
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The metal makes us stronger!
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Old 06-22-2014, 06:55 AM   #168
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Originally Posted by bracky72 View Post
The metal makes us stronger!
I beg to differ
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Old 06-22-2014, 10:53 PM   #169
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Yep. In 2011 my brand new RMZ450 launched me up into the sky and slammed me down on the ground.

Something clever.
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Old 06-25-2014, 09:10 AM   #170
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Originally Posted by One Less Harley View Post
I'm sure it's quicker to drill and screw. and something like some sort of "hose" clamp would have more area for tissue (muscles, tendons) to rub against and cause pain and inflammation..i.e. long term problems. There will be an area of excess material at the hose clamp where it is tightened up.
Screws and plate help to stabilize the fracture and keep the ends from twisting or slipping apart. Live bone is pretty slippery.
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