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    Yesterday, 10:03 AM
    funklab replied to a thread Insurance and wheels in Equipment
    Do they still do CAD drawings? I seem to remember people on here saying they were told it just isn't possible any more (or there is a charge for...
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    Yesterday, 09:16 AM
    funklab replied to a thread Insurance and wheels in Equipment
    voc rehab from the state I used to live in has given me over $100,000 worth of equipment and tuition assistance for school, so I agree that it is a...
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    Yesterday, 09:12 AM
    funklab replied to a thread Insurance and wheels in Equipment
    yeah I too assumed the casters could be interfering with the footrest or the area where my feet go because of the width, but one of the solutions...
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    04-16-2019, 11:41 AM
    funklab replied to a thread Insurance and wheels in Equipment
    Also just got off the phone with my insurance company who says I have $5,000 in DME coverage and that's it for everything. So I might be buying the...
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    04-16-2019, 11:15 AM
    funklab replied to a thread Insurance and wheels in Equipment
    Bumping to see if anyone (Medicare or private insurance) has been told insurance does not cover anything but the bare bones stock wheels. Even back...
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    04-12-2019, 10:26 PM
    funklab started a thread Insurance and wheels in Equipment
    So my DME (a new one after two years of failures with incompetence from NSM) who I'm getting a new TRA through tells me that insurance will not cover...
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    04-11-2019, 10:07 PM
    This kind of stuff is why we need advocacy. It's ludicrous that you have to go through any special "certfication" to be allowed to modify your own...
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    04-10-2019, 01:56 PM
    funklab replied to a thread smartdrive ? in Equipment
    Maybe I’m shooting my self in the foot by not doing them together, but it’s been 30 months so far that I’ve been trying to just get the chair by...
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    04-09-2019, 11:07 PM
    funklab replied to a thread How do you cope with Sci? in Life
    Glad my ramblings resonate with some people. Personally I hope there is no after life. My family (who is all very religious - Christian) believes...
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    04-09-2019, 08:49 PM
    funklab replied to a thread How do you cope with Sci? in Life
    Please note S2 sensory level, Ti... I believe our friend Tim was making a lighthearted (though not without a bit of brutal truth, which I can...
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    04-09-2019, 06:43 PM
    funklab replied to a thread smartdrive ? in Equipment
    Let us know how it goes, wheelin! If I ever get a new chair (two year plus process thus far, but I switched DMEs so I'm hopeful now), as soon as I...
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    04-07-2019, 09:06 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Favorite Equipment in Equipment
    What brand is that guy, August? All I've got is a weak grabber that is so trash I don't even use it... and after loading some rarely used dishes...
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    04-06-2019, 04:38 PM
    Are we 100% sure these are the right size? If so that would be really tempting for a total of like $10. I've lost/broken 10 of these in the...
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    04-02-2019, 09:41 PM
    funklab replied to a thread How do you cope with Sci? in Life
    I feel like this is part of the reason why I have dealt (relatively) well with SCI. I had decided to change my whole life very shortly before I was...
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    04-01-2019, 08:44 PM
    I'm having trouble imagining what you're building. What makes it different/better than the ZX-1? It sounds like you're using just one wheel...
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    03-29-2019, 09:44 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Faking a High Injury in Life
    Maybe I didn?t clarify. It was a class while I was in inpatient rehab at Shepherd.
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    03-28-2019, 07:37 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Faking a High Injury in Life
    That being said, from a mental health perspective there are three basic ways in which you can be "faking" an injury. 1. Malingering - this is just...
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    03-28-2019, 07:06 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Faking a High Injury in Life
    When I was in rehab one of the physical therapists there (or assistants or something, I don't quite remember her role) was in a chair. She told us...
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    03-26-2019, 07:08 PM
    funklab replied to a thread First timer using marijuana in Life
    marijuana is a pretty benign drug, it's not gonna make you stop breathing or anything like that, but edibles are dangerous stuff. Obviously I...
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    03-19-2019, 06:28 AM
    It’s extraordinarily unlikely your chair will be broken beyond use. It’s badically a titanium cage. Think about how many million pieces of plastic...
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