Owner of West Coast Choppers, Jesse James, cut his finger off recently in a machine shop accident. Instead of rushing to the emergency room, he decided to stop and take photos off it first.

The following photos are photos posted via Jesse Jame's instagram (@popeofwelding)

Hear Jesse James explain to TMZ how it all happened


Now for something even better than that. Local woodworker/fabricator, Brian Starling, got his thumb hacked off. He wants all of Missoula to know, that even though Jesse James is his hero, he will never be as cool.

WARNING: Try not to gag at the sight of Brian's pickled thumb. He keeps it in a jar for good luck.