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    06-08-2019, 06:13 AM
    I would be thinking of customising a poncho. That would allow you to drape it over the back and tuck the modded sides down the inside of your side...
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    06-05-2019, 07:19 PM
    I have one here that is German military made with a breathable fabric. Domed so it can be configured in any form, As a groundsheet, bivvy. can also...
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    06-04-2019, 07:47 AM
    You are correct; I misread your post. I think that the specifics of design for a wheelchair for any individual are such that there could be much...
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    06-04-2019, 02:13 AM
    Now, there is forward thinking for you:) It doesn't help August that much though. SCI_OTR has made comment on DME's not being engineers, nor...
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    06-03-2019, 04:38 PM
    I have never heard of the script 'web cred', its all newspeak to me SCI_OTR. I searched Google - it appears that in this instance google was not ...
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    06-03-2019, 03:48 AM
    The Schlumpf drive is assembled. I was a bit heavy on the grease but that will sort itself out over a short time. I used molygrease to capture the...
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    06-03-2019, 02:48 AM
    Hi SCI_OTR Web cred? That's knowing the difference between the arse end of the dog, the bite end and what lies between, right? If that is what...
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    06-02-2019, 04:54 PM
    For a smooth transition, I find that I do that slight wheelie as normal too NW-Will. My chair runs soft rolls and they work well except being a small...
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    06-01-2019, 05:36 PM
    Hi Patrick,DJ & Smity; We do it as we can. And anyone else reading this thread, you are welcome to join in if you wish- it is not exclusive :D...
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    05-31-2019, 06:21 AM
    Yesterday I sent a request with an attached image to Sunrise Medical requesting a paint code number for the cycle paint colour. A simple enough...
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    05-30-2019, 02:59 AM
    No worries Smity. The Schlumph is stripped down, all parts have been wiped, demaged and washed in kero. For the most part it is looking OK. The...
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    05-29-2019, 07:07 AM
    I put the Sachs hub together on Monday(?) and it went a treat except.... Later I realised that I had not determined the orientation of a component...
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    05-22-2019, 04:59 PM
    Just waiting on some Lithium NLGI 00 grease for the hub. While that arrives I began on tidying the frame paint when my angle grinder died on me -...
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    05-22-2019, 04:16 PM
    slow_runner replied to a thread smartdrive ? in Equipment
    Weather permitting? :) That would be a good test to see how these smartdrives function in the crap weather. Not that going out in the pissing rain...
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    05-22-2019, 04:01 PM
    All of the above except I would belt the shaft (softly :)) with a soft faced hammer or hardwood. Also, it could be that the three detente balls may...
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    05-22-2019, 03:41 PM
    This is cynical, you understand :thumb: The road to a cure? My observation is its a slow process. And then the cure, the funding stops? This is...
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    05-19-2019, 04:56 AM
    We can talk about that after it is back together and working as it was previously DJ ;) I see that Jim has changed the thread title. Thanks Jim
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    05-18-2019, 03:10 AM
    More cleaning of the parts. On closer inspection there was still a lot of hard deposits in the root of the gear teeth and other pieces so I got to it...
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    05-18-2019, 02:29 AM
    Are there any Kiwis with a spare set of Spox 559 wheels you want to quit? They are for my Shadow handcrank cycle project. If you can help, send...
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    05-17-2019, 05:26 AM
    It is all metal, so perhaps Chromoly. I will be giving the frame a cut to rejuvenate the paintl not much to do about the blistering powdercoat(?)...
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    05-16-2019, 07:03 PM
    I tweeked the wheel spokes yesterday, a few were loose, and non of them sang when tapped. The wheel runs quite true now and the spokes sound better....
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