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    Yesterday, 07:35 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Cutting titanium!?!?! in Equipment
    I just bought a dremel. Gotta figure out exactly what attachments I need now
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    Yesterday, 05:35 PM
    I've rented cars from several different companies, including Hertz, Budget, Enterprise and Thrifty from your list above. There have been a couple of...
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    Yesterday, 01:07 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Cutting titanium!?!?! in Equipment
    I'm honestly not sure. I know next to zero about welding aluminum to titanium. If it's pretty easy to do, I'd bet there's a good chance they used...
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    Yesterday, 01:06 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Cutting titanium!?!?! in Equipment
    Is that really what they upcharge for? I was looking at getting some cheaper aluminum handrims while I'm working on the Ti ones (and also so while...
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    Yesterday, 08:59 AM
    funklab replied to a thread Cutting titanium!?!?! in Equipment
    The handrims themseles are definitely titanium, the surface is a matte/brushed color that one couldn’t achieve with aluminum. i don’t know enough...
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    Yesterday, 01:11 AM
    So I got titanium handrims this time around on my new TRA because my aluminum ones have been turning my hands black for years. But the handrims...
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    09-19-2019, 07:24 PM
    funklab replied to a thread New TRA = Victory in Equipment
    What did you use to cut off the protruding portions of the axle mounts? I've got a lot of excess there, and I think it looks bad in addition to...
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    09-15-2019, 10:28 PM
    That's why I took mine out. After losing all the meat on my back the screws were right there on the surface and it was painful to lean back on the...
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    09-15-2019, 12:35 AM
    I had rods and screws removed, only maybe one set of screws were above my level of injury, but the top of the incision definitely was. Recovery was...
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    09-13-2019, 08:56 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Mysterious burn in Care
    Ah, the joyous surprises of SCI. I remember one day I was getting ready for bed and realized I had huge blisters on the inside of both my knees. ...
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    09-10-2019, 07:47 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Older Members Still Around? in Life
    Not sure how old you gotta be to be “older”, but I remember back when the site was busy and highly trafficked. This place taught me almost...
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    09-10-2019, 12:01 AM
    You can lift those things up, ya know...
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    09-08-2019, 07:36 PM
    Sorry I forgot to reply many days ago when you asked. I go from the side.
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    09-08-2019, 06:49 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Box everyday wcmx in Equipment
    I think a freewheel would be a cool addition, especially given the tiny casters most Box chairs seem to be sporting (based solely on pictures I've...
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    09-07-2019, 10:57 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Caster issues in Equipment
    I'm curious what makes you say this is for a 3/4" hub caster (tbh I don't even know what that measurement or "hub caster" refers to). My casters are...
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    09-07-2019, 10:01 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Caster issues in Equipment
    I've been waiting 2.5 years to get this chair. I'll be damned if I let an incompetent DME anywhere near it. It'd be nice if they would fix it, but...
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    09-07-2019, 09:57 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Caster issues in Equipment
    I think you're right, WTF though? Why would they make them obviously too wide? It takes some serious force to wedge it in there. Seems like a...
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    09-07-2019, 09:45 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Caster issues in Equipment
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    09-07-2019, 03:04 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Caster issues in Equipment
    It's probably 20% harder to push. When on smooth concrete surfaces it feels like I'm pushing on carpet. This is unacceptable to me. It's not...
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    09-07-2019, 02:48 PM
    funklab started a thread Caster issues in Equipment
    Howdy folks, So I just got my new TRA and I am working on getting it set up right. I was hoping to lower the front end a tad, so I dropped the...
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    09-06-2019, 10:00 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Dr. Wise Young speaks. in Cure
    I too don't understand this, but in the paper Dr Wise refers to complete injuries doing this intensive training as well. I was under the...
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    09-05-2019, 05:16 PM
    funklab replied to a thread New TRA = Victory in Equipment
    Thanks, I haven't heard of helicopter tape before. I just youtubed it, definitely looks easier than my paracord method, but I wonder if the tape...
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    09-05-2019, 02:40 PM
    funklab replied to a thread New TRA = Victory in Equipment
    So much stuff to do to adapt to the new box frame. The old underwear bag I used to use won’t work any more because of the extra frame bars...
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    09-05-2019, 02:37 PM
    funklab replied to a thread New TRA = Victory in Equipment
    TBH I haven’t sat on it for a long period of time yet. I think time will tell, gotta take her down a few curbs. I switched to solid mostly because...
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    09-05-2019, 08:04 AM
    funklab replied to a thread **OFF Topic: Furniture in Equipment
    I have very little furniture, really just a cheap $70 Ikea couch. For like the last 8 years I've been "intending" to buy a half dozen folding chairs...
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    09-04-2019, 10:46 PM
    funklab replied to a thread New TRA = Victory in Equipment
    The pocket is indeed tucked up under there, but the way my chair is set up the solid seat pant has velcro running front to back, and the cushion is...
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    09-04-2019, 08:10 PM
    funklab replied to a thread New TRA = Victory in Equipment
    Tis a Stimulite Contour XS, so plenty of padding for my skinny backside.
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    09-04-2019, 05:53 PM
    funklab started a thread New TRA = Victory in Equipment
    Finally, after years of battle with numerous insurance companies and DMEs, the new ride has arrived. Not a fancy picture like some of yall can...
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    09-03-2019, 03:56 PM
    I'd never thought of checking to see if the apartment building is on a street listed for plowing. I guess that's pretty important information. Any...
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    09-03-2019, 06:42 AM
    i would get an apartment with a garage, so no shoveling snow for me, but I won’t be sure what the work parking situation is until I go for an...
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