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    I couldn't say. We really didn't talk much. I...

    I couldn't say. We really didn't talk much. I printed off the order form from Sportaid or Spinlife (can't remember). I completed it myself with no help from anybody and sent it to 3 DMEs in my...
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    My DME pushed hard for the much less popular...

    My DME pushed hard for the much less popular Rogue, and if I recall the prices were very similar to the Tilite ZRA v2 that I ended up going with. My ZRA costed a bit more only because I chose the...
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    Is the cushion exposed at all with the Glide Wear...

    Is the cushion exposed at all with the Glide Wear cover on? From the pictures I found, it kinda looks like the centre bottom of the cushion is exposed which would work well with air cushions like...
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    Stay away from Topolinos!!! I got Topolinos and...

    Stay away from Topolinos!!! I got Topolinos and they creaked horribly from day 1. My DME wouldn't do anything for me. So I had to contact the company myself. I ended up talking to the owner of...
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    Something like this would be great if it had an...

    Something like this would be great if it had an easily removable backrest: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000AEGCQ2?psc=1
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    I honestly don't think Roho's quality is as good...

    I honestly don't think Roho's quality is as good as it was. 5 years ago I had a quadtro and I was constantly repairing it. After that, I got a single compartment High Profile Roho. It had been...
  7. Kudos! That is a challenging journey. ...

    Kudos! That is a challenging journey.

    Unfortunately, I can't see the pics to understand what is needed, but Canadian Tire sells some pretty beefy hose clamps that would at least be better than...
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    Holy crap! In all my years, I've never seen such...

    Holy crap! In all my years, I've never seen such a thing and I've jumped off a ton of high curbs. Once when I was drunk and trying to show off, I jumped off a 3 or 4 foot high deck onto the grass...
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    I'm learning new stuff. I always thought the...

    I'm learning new stuff. I always thought the front downward bend started at the same place regardless of front approach angle, and that by choosing a 75 degree over a 90 degree simply made the chair...
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    What a shame. I have the regular Suregrip rock...

    What a shame. I have the regular Suregrip rock and push that was installed on my car just 2 years ago. While they work very well and take very little effort to engage the throttle, I would love to...
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    I'm looking for a new cushion as I'm tired of...

    I'm looking for a new cushion as I'm tired of repairing my ROHO. (It's only 2 years old and I swear I have over a dozen patches on it.)

    I was looking at the Supracor Stimulite Classic XS but this...
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    My Rohos have been getting a lot of punctures...

    My Rohos have been getting a lot of punctures lately, so I've decided to give the Supracor Stimulite Classic with the XS option a shot, but I have relaxed the fabric seat pan on both my indoor and...
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    black hockey tape
  14. I have a T4 SCI. I've been in a chair since 1989...

    I have a T4 SCI. I've been in a chair since 1989 and my backside is but skin and bones and I weigh about 180lbs. I've had issues with all kinds of shower benches with the hardware rusting out or...
  15. Unless something dramatically revolutionizes...

    Unless something dramatically revolutionizes wheelchair construction, the Apex will be my next chair. Last year my DME wanted to sell me a Pantera for $12000 CAD. The Apex is not that much heavier...
  16. Thread: RGK Sub4

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    It's impressive especially since he left the...

    It's impressive especially since he left the brakes and mudguards on but there are no adjustment options which will save a few pounds in brackets and hardware. For those reasons this would not be...
  17. Man... I'm really digging the Motion Composites...

    Man... I'm really digging the Motion Composites Apex Chair. It has some really neat features and it's manufactured in Montreal which is in a province next door to mine. I especially love the front...
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    I fully inflate mine and close the valve. I then...

    I fully inflate mine and close the valve. I then sit on it and partially open the valve releasing air a bit at a time until I have the thickness of my index finger between my butt and the bottom of...
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    I went with the Varna Speedcycle, which I like...

    I went with the Varna Speedcycle, which I like very much. The design is simple, functional, adjustable and utilizes strong high quality components. The "neck" is the pivot point of the entire...
  20. I wear black steel toe Doc Martin shoes. They...

    I wear black steel toe Doc Martin shoes. They have a little lip at the bottom like you see on workboots. When I would go wheeling on the bumpy walking trails I would strap them down to the...
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    On another note, I would appreciate a tire only...

    On another note, I would appreciate a tire only needing a max of 100psi. My current Schwalbe Speedruns are great when they have the max 145psi, but they seem to loose air over a month or two, which...
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    I live in Canada. The poorest people in Canada...

    I live in Canada. The poorest people in Canada can get some really nice chairs through Welfare, essentially everything medical is free with a medical justification from a doctor. Those that aren't...
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    No one has ever told me that, but I just checked...

    No one has ever told me that, but I just checked and with my arms relaxed straight down by my sides, I can just touch the top of my axle button. I came to this setup by years of trial and error and...
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    I use a manual wheelchair with a rigid Roho...

    I use a manual wheelchair with a rigid Roho Jetstream back rest. I found a Swiss Gear backpack many years ago at a Staples. They are the Swiss Army Knife of backpacks. It was around $50, but it...
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    To further clarify, think of a tall person and a...

    To further clarify, think of a tall person and a short person walking the same distance. The tall person will have less strides to cover the same distance as a short person. For wheels, one push on...
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