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    Yesterday, 08:14 AM
    You could try an automotive upholstery shop.
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    09-23-2017, 09:29 PM
    Check if one of the motors is in freewheel, should be a lever around the motors, make sure they're both engaged. If it's not simple such as that...
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    09-22-2017, 08:44 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Medical Marijuana in Pain
    I smoked before my accident but not after, makes the pain worse, but do lessen the spasms.
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    09-21-2017, 03:18 PM
    Congrats, I figured you'd be fine, they're not going to hire you and not have those details already worked out. Enjoy!
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    09-21-2017, 03:16 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Battery chargers in Equipment
    If it's an onboard charger it should be fine for the gels. Try using the different chargers but next time let them sit over night and see what you...
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    09-21-2017, 08:05 AM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Battery chargers in Equipment
    Are you letting them sit overnight after charging, then checking the voltage?
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    09-20-2017, 08:18 AM
    Sounds like they have a position for you, I wouldn't worry, relax!
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    09-19-2017, 02:44 PM
    To operate a forklift you have to have certification that you've passed the required training.
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    09-18-2017, 07:57 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Jury Duty in Life
    Been through this several times, I just tell them that it's a hardship for me to make it there early in the AM, and mention that I can do afternoons....
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    09-15-2017, 04:02 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Rain and powerchairs in Equipment
    That's all I do, slip a plastic bag over the joystick. I also take it easy going through puddles, never had any problems.
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    09-15-2017, 03:58 PM
    https://www.allegromedical.com/catheters-c539/bardia-foley-insertion-kit-with-catheter-sterile-p193043.html
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    09-15-2017, 02:33 PM
    I've been using a Bardia foley for the last 17 years. Seven of those years with the SP tube. Been working fine for me. I buy the whole kit,...
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    09-14-2017, 08:39 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Battery chargers in Equipment
    You'll probably be ok with the 5 amp, but I wouldn't charge it unattended. You could charge the batteries at higher amps but you would need to run...
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    09-14-2017, 04:06 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Battery chargers in Equipment
    From what I found out you're correct in that a 4 amp charger should be used.
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    09-14-2017, 07:53 AM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Battery chargers in Equipment
    What make/model is your chair?
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    09-08-2017, 08:03 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Batteries in Equipment
    Yes, that charger will work, it'll just take longer. Before you install the batteries connect negative to negative and positive and let sit over...
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    09-08-2017, 07:51 AM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Batteries in Equipment
    When you get the new batteries check them with a volt meter, they should be at least 12.80 volts. New, fully charged they should be around 13.30...
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    09-07-2017, 03:01 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Batteries in Equipment
    It's a false economy to buy the cheaper batteries, you only get what you pay for.
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    09-06-2017, 06:10 AM
    That didn't happen with me. When I went back to work I made less money than before the injury, not a lot less but still less. I worked construction...
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    09-05-2017, 07:35 AM
    I went back to work for a couple years and my benefits increased.
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    08-31-2017, 05:39 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Basic Cable TV in Life
    All the new tv's are digital ready, it's all plug and play. Or, if you have an older set those converter boxes work very well. I bought a cheap...
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    08-31-2017, 04:51 PM
    Rustyjames replied to a thread Basic Cable TV in Life
    I ditched cable over 20 years ago and never looked back. Now I have a smart tv with digital antenna. Once you buy the antenna, it's all free from...
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