Just replaced the magnatron and diode in my microwave oven

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  1. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    I like fixing stuff but this job made me nervous. Do any of you know the #1 hazard of fixing a microwave (besides electroshock)?
     
  2. Stew Nod

    Stew Nod Hello VIP

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    cancer?
     
  3. DarkFriday

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    This.

    Dispose of it and get a new one :coffee:


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  4. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    Elaborate. I was surprised by the answer.
     
  5. Swedish John

    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

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    You should just get one of these.

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  6. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    That thing in the fifth element was awesome.
     
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    Time travel ?
     
  8. Pony

    Pony Well-Known Member VIP

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    So many times I have no idea what you're talking about (like now). But the times that I do totally make up for it.
     
  9. DarkFriday

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    :umm:

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  10. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    This was a really expensive stainless steel microwave. I saved a shitload fixing it.
     
  11. Pony

    Pony Well-Known Member VIP

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    Thanks, that I get. :p
     
  12. DarkFriday

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  13. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    Dude. Microwaves are about 20 bucks. Just go buy another one, and avoid the cancer. :c
     
  14. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

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    Times are tuff brah.

    Money is tight.

    Thanks Obama :coffee:
     
  15. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Think John Cusack from The Manhattan Project. :rip :
     
  16. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    Fine. Since nobody knows I will warn any future microwave fixers now. There are two insulators made of beryllium oxide on either side of the magnatron. If crushed or damaged a single inhaled exposure is basically guaranteed lung cancer. Spooky shit. Mine was intact but it was still freaky.
     
  17. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    Stop it. :fil:
     
  18. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    Don't you guys know the difference between radiation and ionizing radiation?
     
  19. DarkFriday

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    I'm sure you'll be fine.
     
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    :sd: