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    12-14-2018, 08:47 AM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Stair Platform Lift? in Equipment
    Here's one company that makes them: https://www.savaria.com/products/wheelchair-lifts/ I have one of their vertical lifts and it's been good to...
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    11-29-2018, 05:10 PM
    That's an easy one:...
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    11-27-2018, 05:27 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread power chair batteries in Equipment
    Yes, if you put them in storage fully charge them and disconnect them from the control system. If you don't they will drain. Wouldn't hurt to give...
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    11-23-2018, 09:12 AM
    This place has is pretty popular: http://eurtonelectric.com/ I see used ones on eBay go really cheap. Just be aware that there are varying specs,...
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    11-22-2018, 07:57 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread bladder health? in Care
    I should clarify, there have been moments that it seemed like a UTI was brewing, but it was a temporarily clogged catheter, or just some kind of bug....
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    11-22-2018, 06:36 PM
    Well let's face it, nothing prestigious about wrenching on wheelchairs. There's probably not many out there that has the aspersations of becoming a...
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    11-22-2018, 06:30 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread bladder health? in Care
    I have times that this has happened, it doesn't necessarily mean a UTI.
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    11-22-2018, 09:36 AM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Happy Thanksgiving! in Life
    Thanks and enjoy your day too.
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    11-22-2018, 09:33 AM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Caster bearing help in Equipment
    To be certain you need to know the thickness. If you remove the bearing there should be a number on it, that should also get you to the correct...
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    11-21-2018, 07:24 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Caster bearing help in Equipment
    And the DME shipping charge will probably cost more than the bearing.
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    11-21-2018, 05:11 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Caster bearing help in Equipment
    7/8 x 5/16 is the outer race x the size of the axle diameter. You just need to measure the thickness and Bob's your Uncle. The 608-2MS seems to be...
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    11-19-2018, 08:51 AM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread power chair batteries in Equipment
    As already mentioned, It's preferable to check at the battery posts. I mentioned at the joystick module because on some chairs it's not too easy to...
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    11-18-2018, 03:21 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread power chair batteries in Equipment
    No, it doesn't matter as long as you probe the two that are inline with each other. The meter will just read negative if they are reversed. Test...
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    11-17-2018, 05:18 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread power chair batteries in Equipment
    The easiest way that I know of is to connect the charger and test the batteries with a volt meter, you should be getting at least 14 volts. If you...
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