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Old 10-31-2016, 10:13 PM
HoneyBadgerDC HoneyBadgerDC is offline
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Lifetime mechanic here, the closest I have ever been to getting killed at work was a few months before I retired. I don't remember if it was nitrogen or CO2. They have a pressure relief valve that blows off when they build too much pressure. Very common in hot weather. All the trucks I had worked on in the past had the blow off valve up high. I was under the truck adjust the breaks and it blew off violently, just as I was rolling out from the truck, I would say it missed me by two feet but the gas cloud still almost took me out, I was on the verge of passing out when I got out of it. My face would have turned to an instant ice cycle had I moved one second later.