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    Yesterday, 07:14 AM
    automation replied to a thread Cloud storage page in Computers
    I don't know why you'd assume I "do not like Windows". I rely on it for much of my computing needs. Many of the apps that I use are only available...
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    01-15-2019, 11:16 PM
    automation replied to a thread Cloud storage page in Computers
    I suspect many (most?) folks have a spare computer/laptop that they aren't using. Do a clean install of your favorite OS -- so you know the machine...
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    01-14-2019, 05:55 PM
    Thanks for the offer, Tom. I managed to find another "pump" in a "plastics" Gaylord (would have been trash, had I not spotted it). That one, plus...
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    01-14-2019, 05:47 PM
    automation replied to a thread Cloud storage page in Computers
    That doesn't protect your data if the machine that you're using to encrypt on its way to the cloud has been compromised. And, if an adversary...
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    01-10-2019, 05:16 PM
    How long can a non-defective ROHO cushion be reasonably expected to hold its original inflation setting? When I refurbish a chair w/ a ROHO, I...
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    01-09-2019, 07:55 PM
    automation replied to a thread Cloud storage page in Computers
    A lot depends on how you expect to use that storage as well as the nature of the "content" you're placing there. If you expect to use it for a...
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    01-08-2019, 12:17 AM
    The advantage of audiobooks is that there is a larger market (sighted AND visually impaired consumers). So, more titles -- and more current titles...
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    01-08-2019, 12:08 AM
    There are many different/incompatible mechanisms for presenting text in a non-print format. An "audio book" is usually little more than a...
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    12-26-2018, 06:03 PM
    Ditto "super glue", "crazy glue", etc. These having the added benefit of not requiring any particular level of digital dexterity (or even TWO hands!)
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    12-26-2018, 05:53 PM
    I don't feel I "lashed out"; nor do I consider my comments to have been "rude" or "unwarranted". They illustrate the problem with providing...
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    12-25-2018, 07:30 PM
    I am not the one who will be doing the repair! Rather, it's a woman that I've never met who's been confined to a bed prior to having the powerchair....
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    12-25-2018, 01:56 PM
    I'll bookmark that (as I suspect it will come in handy, sooner or later). But, I was looking for a fix that I could just convey to some unknown...
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    12-25-2018, 01:53 PM
    Yeah, I thought about that. But, was afraid folks would end up putting too much in the tip/hole. Then, jamming it on and watching all that ooze out...
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    12-24-2018, 05:00 PM
    If I was doing it, myself, I think I'd opt for increasing the diameter of the metal rod -- wrapping it with electrical tape or friction tape and...
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    12-23-2018, 04:19 PM
    automation replied to a thread MK 24 battery issues in Equipment
    Unfortunately, no. There's no "standard" by which to calibrate the "fuel gauge" from one chair to another (even of the same make/model). It's like...
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    12-23-2018, 04:56 AM
    automation replied to a thread MK 24 battery issues in Equipment
    You can check to see what the "off" current drain on your chair is -- if you have an "ammeter". You can usually borrow one from a local auto-supply...
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    12-22-2018, 01:26 PM
    I was in the process of refurbishing a donated (Invacare) powerchair for a local client and was unexpectedly "rushed" (client wanted chair before...
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