Magnetnerd's photos of a guy who lost part of his finger between two strong magnets

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See that mosaiced reddish grayish pinkish thing between the two large magnets? That is Dirk's fingernail and part of his fingertip.

The other photos at the link are not appropriate for the squeamish.

It took 1 1/2 hours of surgery to remove the shattered bones and repair the damage. Medically speaking, he crushed his right index finger distal phalange. The magnets had a 50 cm (20 inch) separation when they decided to fly together.
Dirk's Accident