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    Today, 02:50 PM
    Andy replied to a thread Vehicle Question in Equipment
    Van is a financial and reliability can of worms which might not be desirable. Large 2 door vehicle and long transfer board/light wheelchair I think...
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    09-20-2018, 11:10 PM
    Andy replied to a thread Featherlite Hand Controls in Equipment
    ???
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    09-20-2018, 07:17 AM
    Smashms replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    down another 2.6 pounds this week making total loss 21 pounds so far.
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    09-19-2018, 10:27 PM
    Andy replied to a thread Featherlite Hand Controls in Equipment
    Haha, good luck getting a straight answer on that one. I got quoted last Fall 1500 installed, a buddy got quoted 1800 for the exact same vehicle...
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    09-19-2018, 01:10 PM
    Andy replied to a thread Featherlite Hand Controls in Equipment
    Resist the Establishment! Take back from those parasites leeching upon our disability! Be self-sufficient! lol
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    09-19-2018, 01:05 PM
    Andy replied to a thread Featherlite Hand Controls in Equipment
    The frictional components (to ease holding in-place) of a gas pedal do not translate very well for hand operation, make it feel excessively...
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    09-19-2018, 12:55 PM
    Andy replied to a thread Featherlite Hand Controls in Equipment
    I still have my 'test subject'...so here it is: The silver-ish tabs on the round shaft are magnetized. The round shaft moves with the pedal and...
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    09-18-2018, 11:11 PM
    Andy replied to a thread Featherlite Hand Controls in Equipment
    I know some here like tinkering with these DBW gas pedals like I do. Anyway, I was jacking with a '15 Honda Accord pedal...and it made me feel dumb....
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    09-14-2018, 02:45 PM
    Smashms replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    i have lost 18 pounds since april using weight watchers online. works very well if you stay on program.
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    09-14-2018, 01:46 AM
    Especially on a 25 year old vehicle...no telling how corroded the junction of the crimped-on connectors and terminals are on the wires
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    09-11-2018, 12:51 PM
    I think I should just give up with battery trivia, cant compete with the Interstate battery salesman, lol
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    09-11-2018, 12:00 PM
    I guess we're posting at the same time...check my previous post on this. Warranty...yep, they know what they're doing for sure there. I had a...
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    09-11-2018, 11:56 AM
    Is that BMW battery in the trunk? Anecdotal evidence suggests that if the battery doesn't get cooked by the motor, it last a heck of a lot longer. ...
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    09-11-2018, 12:01 AM
    It's a battery, it will die in 3 years. They all do that. The decision if dragging yourself around and installation headache is worth the $45...
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    09-10-2018, 12:36 PM
    I had an Optima back in 2002...it died in like 6 months. Maybe the newer ones are better, I'm not playing that game. Go for a lower AH rating for...
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    09-09-2018, 10:03 AM
    Smashms replied to a thread TiLite Build Time? in Equipment
    my father did the same with a nursing home in my area! one of the major hospitals is where he is director of patient relations at and my grandmother...
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    09-08-2018, 11:43 AM
    Ahh yes, the telephone, the answering machine, the map, the newspaper, hard to comprehend how exactly things managed to happen back then. Then the...
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    09-07-2018, 08:18 PM
    my tilite aero z weighs a bit over 20 lbs it has a matrix solid back on it that folds down and is not removable spinergy wheels, marathon tires, and...
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    09-07-2018, 08:09 PM
    Smashms replied to a thread TiLite Build Time? in Equipment
    once insurance had all paperwork needed it went pretty quickly say 2 -3 weeks at most and that was because my DME knew i needed a new one asap and as...
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    Yeah...the ASPCA commercials get me. And, every once in a while...the ending to Gunsmoke reruns.
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    Well, well, well… So I found you after all!
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    We did alright. Lost power for 5 days, then got it back, but only to half the house, oddly enough - appeared to be true all up and down the block; half of the outlets worked, half didn't. But we had the heat back, so that was OK. We ultimately got power back to the remainder of the house as well, but the stove (electric) and some of the other major, energy-intensive appliances still don't work. It certainly could have been worse, however; my dad just got his power back on Saturday - and I work with a number of people who live(d)? near the water, and have lost possessions and possibly homes. Glad to hear that you too were spared the worst of it!
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    Hey Randy - how are you and how are things progressing by you in these post-Sandy days?
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    I do go back to this small town (it's the sailing capital) about once a year.

    Autumn is nice here just north of the Missouri River in Budweiser country. The colors (reds and yellows) of the leaves are very pronounced this year. Unfortunately, I haven't ventured far from home this season so I would have to say I don't have any enriching experiences to pass along so far.
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    The scene in my profile picture is from the small town a little south of the Outer Banks where I had my accident. It is a picture of a sunrise taken from the pier that I dove off of which eventually led me to this fine community. It was the last thing I saw as an AB'd person.
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    Hi Random, we did meet. You came up and introduced yourself and gave me your CC handle but I reciprocated with my real name. I sent you a PM the day after and apologized for not providing my CC handle at the time. Look at your PMs from 7/20/2012-7/21/2012 and you might be able to recall me. I'm 40ish, brown hair and eyes and a C7. I sat 2 rows behind you during the presentations and then you stopped by to say hi before it all broke up. We spoke for a minute or two. We also spoke with Dr. Young right as it was ending. Does this ring a bell?
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    Good evening yes that is a bear about to "enjoy " the electric fence around our garbage cans!! We live on a creek which is a major grizzly corridor from mountain into the valley, wildlife biologists take hair samples to test their DNA so they can get more accurate count of how many differnt Grizzly inhabit an area in one month period we had 12 different grizzly going thru our property.. The interesting thing is we rarely see them they go thru after dark & return pre-dawn
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    Hey Random, nice to hear from another member.
    I spend winter on the north side of Aiken. This year will be my third winter down. First year
    I was convalescent, and just too broken to do much. My passion has been horse back riding, and I'm currently attempting to condition to it. I've also just purchased a renegade chair to get out and about. What a workout it is. But that's what its all about, attempting to become stronger and more independent.
    In the past, I was an active ski enthusiast, but that has past. Been there, done that, and I just can't tolerate the cold anymore.
    I'm looking forward to a weekend in Hilton Head this October. Attending a veterinary medical conference.
    Hope your having a good summer
    SW
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    Hello, my username is actually from an 80's song that I like called Destination Unknown by Missing Persons.
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    Hello my dear friend. I have not seen you here for a while, just wondering if all is well with you. Pm me so I can give you my ph #. Love to talk to you some times.
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    Hey Randy! Just wanted to say that I hope you made it back home safely! We're planning on getting home between 8 and 9 tonight. It was great meeting you and I hope to keep in touch. And btw, I've been trying to figure it out but I feel like you are so familiar to me-like we've met before or maybe that you remind me of someone, I guess, but I can't place it. Anyway.... hope all is well!
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    Stay safe this weekend Randy. I enjoyed your dad's email, sounds like a great guy!
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    Pismo Beach - I lived 4 blocks north of this picture, one block from the beach. Lower left in this picture is Harry's Cocktail Lounge, the white sign next to the palm tree. That bar was packed every day, they had live music every afternoon and night, and it was full of gals in bikinis at all hours. I miss Pismo.

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    Hi, Random, thanks for your kind note. No, I am not going anywhere. Sometimes my sense a humor gets carried away...I am responsible for the thread going awry, no one else, and was trying to think of a way to patch things when I got your email. On a thread like this one, which is mostly just for fun, no one should get offended by anything said. I certainly don't about anything said about me.

    I'll post something later to try to make amends. I am mostly concerned about Cass. I poked fun at her when she stuck up for scie55. I am pretty sure sci55years knew I was kidding when I called him a idiot, but I will do something to sooth that over, too. You are great to express your concern. thanks for the message.

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    No, but thank you.
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    Hi,
    I have been gone to Toronto since the 19th of July. I will be back in the US around the 13th. I do hope that I can attend the next open house.
    How are you? How was the open house? I was camping for the last 3 days, got bitten by a spider on my lip. my face, lips and eyes are all swollen. heheee looks like a collagen job gone bad!
    Take care and I will talk to you soon.
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    Absolutely. My one sister passed from breast cancer March of 2010. So I always feel weird because I never know what verb tense to use. Strange I know.
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    Hi Randy! Yes, I'm off for the summer, but haven't taken any trips as yet. My wife is working several days a week and taking a couple of classes, which she is slated to complete within the next couple of weeks. After that, we're going up to Mystic for 4 or 5 days; from there we'll decide if the remainder of the summer holds any further excursions. I have spent the last several weeks sleeping late, reading books, going to dinner to catch up with old friends and otherwise enjoying the time off - not too shabby, I've got to admit. How about yourself? What have you been up to?
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    Hi Randy! What a nice idea. Thank you, I admire your posts as well. Always insightful and interesting. It's nice to finally speak Summer is a little different than i thought it would be personally speaking, lol but it's ok. I know you're feelin the same heat there in Jersey and hope ur staying cool..
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    Ditto !!!
  22. Hi Random, thanks for your lovely message, and blessings to you!
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    Hi Randy, I'm at UMass Amherst, and Ray Bradley from our department was one of the authors on the "Hockey stick" paper. I don't understand how anyone can deny the fact that the world is warming if they are willing to look at the facts, but too many people just hear what they want to believe. The evidence shows that the CO2 in the atmosphere is increasing at a rate that pretty well matches up with the use of fossil fuels in the last 200 years. So I guess that I am a believer!

    Don
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    I am not going to need a lot of convincing, LOL. I have already told my hubby and we will be attending on one of the Fridays. xoxoxxo
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    hello nice lady, i posted the pics @ the member pictures it was soooo nice to meet u yesterday!
  26. Hey randy i someow missed your private message about concentration issues until just now. Sorry! I appreciate that you wrote and will replytonight
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    Originally Posted by Random
    I resurrect only because I was checking up on Jerry. Anyone know how he's doing?

    Judging by his Facebook posts he seems happy and settled Randy, I'll tell him you asked.
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    Yep it was written by Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, Joe Perry helped him finish it and it became a huge hit for them. They are the only one's who perform it and have since the early 70's. Back then the whole band was really addicted to heavy drugs and some say he wrote it about snorting cocaine off a mirror and watching the lines disappear off the mirror as his face gets clearer but all the lyrics are stunning for someone to write at that age and as I get older I understand them more.

    http://www.lyricsfreak.com/a/aerosmi..._20004389.html
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    Softness is good, especially when it is special. The work of a fool is to amuse people. If I have earned a smile, I have done my job and been well rewarded.
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    Thank you for being a good friend. I hope you never have to see the other side of the good life. no offense, but you sure are pretty in your profile. Love your smile and dimples lol. do you smile a lot? Message me anytime for anything. again, thank you.
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    Hi Randy, howdy back to ya friend.
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    Hi Random ..... when you post you seem to have the ability to say very clearly much of what many here are probably thinking (including my husband T5 complete) and with such passion.... I must say it truly breaks my heart sometimes to read. Please continue to contribute .... your sharing such an intimate part of yourself does not go un-noticed. Blessings !!
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Hello Everyone, Does anyone happen to be at Kessler right now? I managed to hurt myself again and I'm here and could use some company. Life was looking very good: I had to retire from work and was firmly en route to my destiny as an author and inventor when I took this little side trip to a new injury. So if anyone is around I'm in morning therapy on the 2nd floor. Please look for me; my therapist is Marissa. And Wise, if there is any stem cell stuff I could do while I am here I would love to know

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