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#11742374 - 07/25/16 11:29 PM Guys please be safe out there, unlike me
Ruffneck2000 Offline
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Registered: 05/10/13
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Loc: tx
I have been out the loop for a minute. I tore my knee up really bad at the boat ramp at Granger early this month. I was wearing my favorite Crocs with wore out soles, while launching my boat i slipped on the green slime that was on sidewalk. My right leg bent to right at the knee and as I fought the immense pain I could hear things tearing and popping inside like ripping off a chicken drumstick from a thigh. I had surgery on the 12th and i get my staples out tomorrow. I was blessed to have had my son there to pick me up put the boat back on trailer and get me the hospital. So fellas y'all be safe out there!
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#11742385 - 07/25/16 11:58 PM Re: Guys please be safe out there, unlike me [Re: Ruffneck2000]
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Hate hearing news like this. Hope you make a full recovery. cheers Sometimes it is the little things we do not do that end up causing trouble! hammer




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#11742395 - 07/26/16 12:30 AM Re: Guys please be safe out there, unlike me [Re: Ruffneck2000]
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OUCH! Sorry to hear that.. hope the rehab goes well and fast for you. I quit wearing my Crocs fishing a long time ago. That was till I got a good pair that has the actual Hard rubber soul. However, when you step on that moss on the ramp, every thing slips.
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#11742462 - 07/26/16 06:52 AM Re: Guys please be safe out there, unlike me [Re: Ruffneck2000]
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The Green Slim has claimed several this summer already. Vehicles at Lavon ramps. People slipping.

Sorry you fell victim to the danger. Hope you have a speedy recovery.
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#11742548 - 07/26/16 08:04 AM Re: Guys please be safe out there, unlike me [Re: Ruffneck2000]
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Sorry your going through this...I love my crocks,but have had a few close calls here lately myself...you have convinced me to ban them from the boat...a friend of mine was wearing crocs at home and slipped and broke his back last year...hope your recovery goes well!
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#11742577 - 07/26/16 08:16 AM Re: Guys please be safe out there, unlike me [Re: Ruffneck2000]
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Never can be too careful!!! Good luck on the continued recovery!!!!

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#11742595 - 07/26/16 08:24 AM Re: Guys please be safe out there, unlike me [Re: Ruffneck2000]
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I wonder if there is something we could put on the ramps to get rid of that stuff? Most of the lakes I fish it isn't an issue but it's a safety issue for sure.
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#11742676 - 07/26/16 09:04 AM Re: Guys please be safe out there, unlike me [Re: Ruffneck2000]
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Ouch, I hurt just reading about your accident. Hope you're up and going soon. I've never worn any crocs...are they that slick or was it the slime or a combination of both?

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#11742822 - 07/26/16 10:21 AM Re: Guys please be safe out there, unlike me [Re: bush hog]
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Originally Posted By: bush hog
Ouch, I hurt just reading about your accident. Hope you're up and going soon. I've never worn any crocs...are they that slick or was it the slime or a combination of both?


Both!! I like em fishing but have nearly busted my tail several times! Sorry to hear about the fall!! Hope recovery goes smooth.

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#11742827 - 07/26/16 10:24 AM Re: Guys please be safe out there, unlike me [Re: Ruffneck2000]
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Good luck on the recovery and hope all goes well Wednesday thumb
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#11742988 - 07/26/16 11:38 AM Re: Guys please be safe out there, unlike me [Re: Ruffneck2000]
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A sprayer full of bleach water would be in my arsenal, and a bag of kitty litter. Treat it like ice. Kitty litter down first so it's not slick, then spray with strong bleach water to kill the slime.

And good luck with recovery, I feel your pain in my left knee.

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#11743303 - 07/26/16 02:48 PM Re: Guys please be safe out there, unlike me [Re: Ruffneck2000]
Ken Gaby Offline
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Dang Bub, that ain't no fun for sure. Hope recovery goes well.
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#11744047 - 07/26/16 09:34 PM Re: Guys please be safe out there, unlike me [Re: Ruffneck2000]
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Man, I hope your knee is better soon. That is a terrible thing to hear when you hear all those thing snap, crackle and popping inside there.

It happened because of the crocs. You should have retired those before you bought them. My buddy says "them's your undateable shoes". Lol. I know, I know they're comfortable...
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#11744094 - 07/26/16 09:48 PM Re: Guys please be safe out there, unlike me [Re: Ruffneck2000]
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I hate crocs and flip-flops on a boat...aint safe.

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#11744244 - 07/27/16 12:29 AM Re: Guys please be safe out there, unlike me [Re: Ruffneck2000]
Ruffneck2000 Offline
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Thanks for the well wishes guys, and yes cross are my favorite, but from here out I'll put the on after I'm in the boat and take them off before I get out. I'm going to waco in the AM with my buddy to see what the fish doing. Will give report. I seriously need a fix for.my addiction. freak
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