I’ve been to the neighbor factory twice this week and it was no great success either of the times. The first time there was something wrong with the thinner so instead of thinning out the paint it sort of made it to some rubbery plastic mush but before I noticed that something else happened, I have a lift table that sort of flips the things I’ll paint from vertical to horizontal and suddenly it just stopped working. There is a spare one but it is smaller so I tried that one too and it didn’t work either 🙂
I gave up after half the day, that was when I noticed that there was something wrong with the thinner. Yesterday I went there again and they promised me that at least the small table would work properly and the big one every now and again 🙂 The small one can’t have heard whet they told me because it was totally dead 🙂 So I was happy that the big one worked every now and again at least 🙂 I had no problems with the first thing I was going to paint, everything went just perfect after that it all went downhill.
I’m washing the things I paint with thinner before I start painting them and normally that’s no problem, I just use the same equipment I have when I’m painting. I was just about to start the washing when the hose to the painting gun sort of exploded 🙂 The thinner, mixed with the very little paint that still was there in the hose hit my mask in full strength. I couldn’t see a thing and while I tried to keep the thinner away from me I also tried to find the pump so it should stop pumping out more thinner.
When I finally managed to stop the pump I realise that I feel cold, turns out that the overall I have is perfect stopping the paint but not thinner so it had started to reach my skin. Not a good thing since the paint is very toxic. There was almost no paint left but still. So I run out to get rid of the clothes or at least dry them up and at the same time I try to reach someone at work so they can bring me new clothes. I tried our handyman but it turns out he was at home so the factory owners daughter had to go to my locket and bring what ever I had in there 🙂
I didn’t get much done that day either 🙂 It is now reported as an accident just in case I’ve gotten some of the toxic stuff in to my body via the thinner but I doubt that there’s a big risk of that. Still the strong smell of thinner made me feel sick all evening yesterday, it really smells bad and I can’t for my life understand those who sniff thinner or glue. Today everything is fine though. We all slept bad last night though but not because of what happened at work but because Albin got a nasty diarrhea during the night. I guess someone has been giving him something to eat while I was at work again because I have only given him the usual. I really need to put up a sig that say “Don’t feed the dogs”.
It is time to feed myself, all the others have already eaten and I do feel rather hungry 🙂
Have a great day!