"I don't tell you no lie ...".
Got a little Panasonic beard etc trimmer from Amazon. Came entombed in
the usual clear hard-plastic package common to most hand-held
Got my pocket knife out and fiddled around. Too lite-weight for the
Went in the kitchen, got a larger knife. Still wasn't up to the job.
Contemplated my big, corrugated saw-type knife. Decided it might
involve slicing about 1/2 my finger off.
Took the Little Frankenstein down the workshop. Stared at my Wiss
tin-snips, tried a test cut. Still didn't seem right.
Finally spent over 5 min. buzz-sawing the garbage-plastic packaging
on a table-mounted scroll (reciprocating) saw. Successfully liberated
device without destroying fingers, documentation, etc.
"Did this idiot-garbage fly in from the deepest reaches of Outer-Space???"
I guess the real question here is:
"Why Has Customer Abuse Become Institutionalized?"
Yo opinion is solicited. :-)
"The monkey and the baboon was playing 7-up.
The monkey won the money but he scared to pick it up.
The monkey stumbled, mama.
The baboon fell.
The monkey grab the money and he run like hell!"
- from "Dirty Motherfuyer", Roosevelt Sykes, around 1935