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    Yesterday, 05:23 AM
    Good plan Stan. I would be attaching that system to hangers fixed to the ceiling joists. There will be some 'springing' bounce load ( a new...
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    02-13-2020, 11:49 PM
    Your local bearing or engineer supply outlet should also have them -Bearing or shaft collars. Or just fit a set of bearings as spacers- they are not...
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    02-13-2020, 04:21 AM
    I have Glides on my Aero T and have never liked their compressing characteristic. They tend to pitch you forward when encountering obstacles (trail...
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    02-07-2020, 05:38 AM
    slow_runner replied to a thread Blister on my heel in Care
    Thanks; me too :) I have been using conventional footwear over the last two day, when required. Or it has been exposed to the air. Another day and I...
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    02-02-2020, 05:40 AM
    Building a 100,000 bed hospital? I want to know when governments, in this case the Chinese government, are going to do pro active work in prevention...
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    02-01-2020, 04:22 PM
    As my Sons illness proceeds he will be needing the use of a chair to mobilise. Friends have offered loaners and I am very thankful for that My old...
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    02-01-2020, 04:08 PM
    slow_runner replied to a thread Blister on my heel in Care
    I am very pleased; this morning the blister has lost fluid and is drying. Good progress I think. Thanks for all your advice, wisdom and direction. ...
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    01-30-2020, 06:05 PM
    slow_runner replied to a thread Blister on my heel in Care
    OK, update on this blister. After Auckland Anniversary weekend I sent a recent image to our spinal nurse and spoke with her about the progress....
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    01-30-2020, 04:05 PM
    I have never seen the dwelling of the afflicted that is without evidence of wheelchair action and unless a person is fortunate enough to have a...
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    01-30-2020, 07:56 AM
    Pushing a shopping cart is no big deal for me; one hand on the trolley grip bar and the other mobilising my chair. Articulated shopping and it is a...
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    01-30-2020, 07:44 AM
    Nah, no smile here.
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    01-30-2020, 01:21 AM
    slow_runner replied to a thread Juicer recommenadtion in Food
    I have never quite worked out the benefits of juicing fruit or vegetables. So you can make expensive compost? Or more expensive rubbish waste? So...
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    01-29-2020, 10:45 PM
    slow_runner replied to a thread remote start in Equipment
    That is fair enough Vicky. If it was Winter here, I wouldn't venture out into the cold either. It is the height of Summer though, damned hot and...
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    01-29-2020, 07:54 PM
    slow_runner replied to a thread remote start in Equipment
    Smarten up. Send someone else on the errand :)
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    01-28-2020, 08:52 PM
    From the image there does not appear to be any welded in insert for reinforcement and integrity. Nor is it double butted or reinforced at that stress...
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    01-28-2020, 07:15 PM
    My favourite is Aloe Vera. Recently had a natal cleft issue that was treated and dressed by the District Nurse. The dressing only lasted a day or...
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    01-28-2020, 06:52 PM
    slow_runner replied to a thread remote start in Equipment
    That too August. Although what I was referring to was any high load initial start without getting those electrons buzzing about. A trick I use when...
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    01-24-2020, 02:16 PM
    slow_runner replied to a thread Blister on my heel in Care
    I will be seeing someone at the medical centre today. pfcs49 - did you determine the cause of your injury? I recall catching my foot getting caught...
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    01-23-2020, 06:40 PM
    slow_runner replied to a thread roho repair? in Equipment
    That must be a real old unit Mike. A testament to the longevity of a Roho? I inflate the cushion and take the opportunity to wash it well while...
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    01-23-2020, 09:04 AM
    A few words come to mind. Desperation, despair, courage, pain, anguish, love, loathing, exhaustion. I can empathise but only imagine his journey...
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    01-23-2020, 08:49 AM
    slow_runner replied to a thread Blister on my heel in Care
    Hello Lavender. I have an idea when this could have occurred. At the moment I am making use of a pillow boot while sleeping to prevent any pressure...
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    01-22-2020, 05:50 PM
    slow_runner replied to a thread Blister on my heel in Care
    You could be correct Nonoise. If it was hot water there would be a 'trail'. This is local. Never having had this problem before it is disconcerting...
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    01-22-2020, 05:32 PM
    slow_runner replied to a thread remote start in Equipment
    For those requiring an electric lift/ramp, I think that a remote starter is better than the to and fro required without one and that you are not...
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    01-22-2020, 07:27 AM
    slow_runner replied to a thread Blister on my heel in Care
    I checked out the shoes and there is nothing apparent that would cause this. Although, we have had very hot weather. That coupled with pressure...
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    01-22-2020, 12:47 AM
    slow_runner replied to a thread Blister on my heel in Care
    Hi Pat and Nonoise. I haven't seen new shoes in a while, preferring older, comfortable friends. I have a pair of rough n ready, past their use by...
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    01-21-2020, 08:00 PM
    slow_runner started a thread Blister on my heel in Care
    Yesterday, after my bath while putting on my pressure stockings I noticed a blister on my inner RH heel. I have no recollection of running hot water...
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