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GET NEW NEEDLES google swiys city with the word needle exchange. if swiy must use now go to a pharmacy, in most areas they will sell them to anyone, walgreens is open 24/7. if they give swiy shit for buying needles i'd say "well if you want me to go share a needle with a homeless person swim will" and see what they say. http://www.drugs-forum.com/forum/sho...ight=injecting swiy should read up on the danger of iv'ing and how to reduce thim. swim shoots up drugs as well, but does so in a very safe and sterile manor, partly because he isn't currently depended on anything and isn't ever sick and in a hurry to use.
SWIM used to have to reuse needles at one point in time, and let me tell you! I scarred up my arms from "sharpened" needles. But anyway, just run it under hot water and then try drawing the hot water. If you have another rig, draw super hot water and shoot it in the clogged one (remove the plunger). And then put the plunger back on and fry it.
SWIM suggests new needles as well. If SWIY looks on body building forums, one might be able to find sources for diabetic needles. SWIM has a ton of them, but doesn't use them for the same thing... They're easy to find for anyone, so SWIY just needs to look around a little.
Not you needs to lay off the crank if not you can't be bothered to go out and get a new needle or two. If not you're thinking of sharpening it with an emery board, get ready for a trip to the ER - the emery board causes burrs of metal to form that if lucky, end up stuck in not your skin, and if unlucky, end up in not your veins, and thus, heart and lungs - little shards of metal - one's veins aren't meant to handle shards of metal. Sorry.
One needle is meant to be used once, but as for not I being a long-time heroin junky, and cokehead for a few months in not my late teen years, not I have used them several times. Not I understands the strong urge to keep doing more, more, more, without getting up or getting a new sharp. But almost all of the damage done by IV drug use is caused by re-using needles that have become dull (as per the picture posted earlier in the thread), or injecting a solution that is too acidic or basic.
Using proper technique and clean needles will leave no track marks and will cause much less trauma to the skin and veins, and could, and likely will, save one's life - need I reiterate: THERE IS NO SAFE WAY TO SHARPEN A NEEDLE, ONE CAN ONLY MAKE IT WORSE. Tracks (and multiple venous disorders) are caused by trauma to the skin and/or veins inflicted by a dull and over-used needle, or a solution of improper pH (e.g. the damage caused by using too much citric to break down English dope, or to prepare crack for IV).
Note: being too spun to get a new rig due to whatever reason (e.g. paranoia) is strongly correlated to being so spun one won't brush one's teeth because the fluoride is put in the toothpaste to make one more susceptible to the subliminal messages carried on the airwaves. Am I right?
When the needle is so dull that it pushes in one's skin in before it punctures it, and one is too fucking twacked out of one's mind to go get new works, there's one thing one needs far more than a new rig - one needs to lay off the fucking tweak.
To comply with the topic, SWIM recomends GOOGLE, heroin helper website, "staying fit" publication etc. now..........
@SUBOXER= Someone Who ISINT ME apoligizes but Someone who ISISNT YOU should please fix their post.
Its important so very little offense is meant here
It starts right on the very first sentence pointing a finger, Although the use of "not" before any reference to a person is clever, it does not exactly fall within the guidelines of preserving anonymity when sayyyy......The very first thing that comes out someone else keyboard points out that someone else should "lay off the crank" Kind of makes all attempts to "SWIM" from there on useless. The rule of this forum is to simply SWIM, Its easy, its the preferred method, its recommended. It's good to be individual, My toy Furby is very unique. But when it comes to the wishes of those whos ass is on the line if one of these threads ends up having to be used against furby (which is every single one of someone else) Then wishes should be respected.
Another is someone who didint start this thread wasint asking to be scolded, SWIYS advice is great and definately not out of place but SWIT needed to know how to sharpen one, They could live out in the cuts, no pharmacy around etc. And there was no benefit to anyone having heard SWI-YOURSelfs brag about SWIYOUR lack of trackmarks.
-Edify dont assume things then brag about how good SWIY is-