Wedding Rings

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Wedding Ring

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The 3 rings of marriage are, the engagement ring, the wedding ring and the suffering
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Wedding Rings

Post by Jocose » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:02 pm

After seeing JMG ring finger in crisis I decided to make a wedding ring thread.

I wear a Silicone wedding band to avoid injury from it snagging on equipment and/or to allow for issues of swelling.

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Tell us about your wedding ring and if you are uncomfortable with swelling issues etc.

EDIT: SILICONE
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Re: Wedding Rings

Post by JimVH » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:59 pm

Jocose wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:02 pm

I wear a rubber wedding band to avoid injury from it snagging on equipment and/or to allow for issues of swelling.
My wife won't let me wear a rub... oh never mind.

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Re: Wedding Rings

Post by JMG » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:16 pm

I wear one when I'm in the States, but not PNG...don't feel like having someone cut my finger off trying to get it. I have a tattoo on that finger that reminds me of the kind of lady my wife is in place of the ring.

My fingers swell and shrink like crazy, even throughout single day.
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Post by durangopipe » Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:06 am

My ring is the traditional, simple gold band very much like JMG’s.
When new, it had delicate knurling around the edges. That’s long since worn off.

I still smile when I think to look at it.
I'm still very sappy about marriage. Hope that never changes.

The only time I would even think of taking it off is if I were working on a machine that made it dangerous to wear, and that hasn’t been the case in a very long time. I can’t honestly remember the last time I took it off.
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Post by Joshoowah » Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:20 am

I wear a silicone ring. I prefer it honestly. It's more comfortable, but I will be honest it's a bit thicker than a traditional band, which takes some getting used to. On the bright side, it's cheap and easily replaceable! I'll eventually just get a tattoo because I always take mine off when doing things out of habit and forget it.
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Re: Wedding Rings

Post by Jocose » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:03 am

Joshoowah wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:20 am
I wear a silicone ring. I prefer it honestly. It's more comfortable, but I will be honest it's a bit thicker than a traditional band, which takes some getting used to. On the bright side, it's cheap and easily replaceable! I'll eventually just get a tattoo because I always take mine off when doing things out of habit and forget it.
Silicone. Yep, that's the word I wanted to use instead of rubber. Thank you.
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Re: Wedding Rings

Post by Jester » Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:40 am

JimVH wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:59 pm
Jocose wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:02 pm

I wear a rubber wedding band to avoid injury from it snagging on equipment and/or to allow for issues of swelling.
My wife won't let me wear a rub... oh never mind.
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Re: Wedding Rings

Post by hugodrax » Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:19 am

Guess I'm the only one who doesn't wear one, eh? Mine stays in my stud box.
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Post by Cleon » Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:32 am

I don't where one regularly right now. Only on special occasions. My fingers have gotten thinner and I need to have it sized. I quit wearing it after I almost lost it down the drain while doing dishes.

My wife got me a my current one last Christmas because the one I had for 20 years fell of when my canoe turned over. It's a simple gold "comfort" band.
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Re: Wedding Rings

Post by FredS » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:06 am

I wear a plain silver band. Like dp's, mine had a pattern when new, but that's long since worn off. I don't remove it.

I lost my original (gold) one while goose hunting just a few months after we were married. Shrinkage you know. We replaced it with a cheap ring from a line of jewelry my aunt sold at the time but the cladding wore off in just a few months time and my finger turned green. The one I wear now is 30-some years old.
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Re: Wedding Rings

Post by Roadmaster » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:20 am

Still wear the gold band Mrs R issued to me on day 1.
Take it off when wrenching.
Lost it once, didn't find it for about 2 weeks.
Now put it n the top left drawer of my tool box.
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Re: Wedding Rings

Post by Fainn » Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:03 am

hugodrax wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:19 am
Guess I'm the only one who doesn't wear one, eh? Mine stays in my stud box.
Same. On our Wedding, we used my gradfather's wedding ring which was over 70 years old. I have put on a lot of wight since then. Mary got me a bigger ring at Walmart, but I got so used to not wearing one that I always forget it.
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Post by JimVH » Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:13 am

I'm on ring number four. I lost the first one the week after we married. We were too broke to replace it for a couple of years, so when I finally replaced it I made it last a dozen or so years before losing it on an airplane. The third was a cheap silver band that I believe is still hiding somewhere in our house. The fourth is on my finger. Rita bought it for me for our 25th anniversary. It's fancier than I am comfortable with and better than I deserve (just like her).

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Re: Wedding Rings

Post by Gabriel » Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:29 am

I'm also still wearing my original wedding ring, just a simple gold band. I had to have it cut off and resized a few years ago, but other than that, I really don't take it off. 20 years in June.
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Re: Wedding Rings

Post by Joshoowah » Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:45 am

Gabriel wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:29 am
I'm also still wearing my original wedding ring, just a simple gold band. I had to have it cut off and resized a few years ago, but other than that, I really don't take it off. 20 years in June.
Nice! My gold one broke...
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Post by UncleBob » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:13 am

I lost 50lbs since I got hitched so I now have some cheap tungsten ring. But I have nerve damage in that arm and some days I just can't wear a ring.
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Re: Wedding Rings

Post by GaryInVA » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:29 am

I wear a titanium ring that as a hammered and brushed finish. It was made by a guy who used to make titanium mountain bike parts back in the 80s. Could never afford his bike parts but found out he was making rings and jumped at getting one. Take it off only when the activity requires.
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Post by Bloodhound » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:10 pm

My ring is the original, a gold comfort band. And like others, when new, it had knurling around the edges. That’s long since worn off and now is just a shallow ridge on the outer edges. I put it on 29 years ago...hard to believe she has been putting up with me that long.
I took it off with soap about 2 years ago and we had it resized for a less snug fit. There is, what I thinks is probably a permanent indentation on my ring finger. I got it back from the jeweler and I just never take it off.
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Re: Wedding Rings

Post by michigander » Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:03 pm

I'm still wearing the ring my wife gave me 32 years ago. I occasionally take it off when doing grungy work. It usually requires cold water and soap to remove it.

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Re: Wedding Rings

Post by Hovannes » Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:41 am

GaryInVA wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:29 am
I wear a titanium ring that as a hammered and brushed finish. It was made by a guy who used to make titanium mountain bike parts back in the 80s. Could never afford his bike parts but found out he was making rings and jumped at getting one. Take it off only when the activity requires.
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