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    What type of adjustments are you looking for?? ...

    What type of adjustments are you looking for?? Raise head/Feet or raise/lower entire bed?
  2. So I gather you feel that having to manually lift...

    So I gather you feel that having to manually lift someone in/out of the plane seat or aisle chair is "assistance". Assistance to me implies that the person is able to do at list some of the transfer...
  3. This is what has me confused. The OP seems to...

    This is what has me confused. The OP seems to feel they are required. I thought KLD would know but she didn't address the issue.
  4. Thread: Van battery

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    I really don't understand their statement. They...

    I really don't understand their statement. They say your suppose to charge your battery after every time you drive your car. That's insane, no one does that. I also have a transfer seat and lift...
  5. I know airlines are required to provide...

    I know airlines are required to provide assistance but I'm unclear if they are required to lift a person in/out of the seat. I just did a little research and all I found was the word "assist". not...
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    If your not driving the vehicle very often then...

    If your not driving the vehicle very often then I'd suggest using a battery tender. They're not expensive and I've had great results. I had a pickup with a chair lift that I used for years until I...
  7. Didn't know that was a law. I understand how it...

    Didn't know that was a law. I understand how it helps people with lift but at the same time it hurts people like me that need low beds. My favorite accessible rooms are the ones where the box...
  8. NO SHI!!!!! Sometime I able to just laugh to...

    NO SHI!!!!! Sometime I able to just laugh to myself and shake my head but sometime you reach a breaking point, but after a couple minutes of rant/rage and streams of profanity, I feel better and I'm...
  9. Yeah I know what you mean. There's only one DME...

    Yeah I know what you mean. There's only one DME dealer around here with a full shop. Their customer service sucks. They act like their doing you a favor and they'll get to it at their convenience....
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    It would be nice to have a manual chair for times...

    It would be nice to have a manual chair for times when he is being transported by someone who can't accommodate an electric chair. My main concern would be his stability in the chair. He would need...
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    Thanks Rusty very helpful. One more question. ...

    Thanks Rusty very helpful. One more question. What would expect the reading to be? I'd look it up myself but the DME still has my charger and chair, waiting for the new batteries from Pride. ...
  12. Wouldn't the person who installed it be the...

    Wouldn't the person who installed it be the person to talk to about this problem?
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    Is the injury complete? If so I'd have to agree...

    Is the injury complete? If so I'd have to agree with crags. Your dealing with no trunk, triceps, hand grip .... His ability to control a manual would be very limited and his arms, chest, shoulder...
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    If I get it wrong will it damage my volt meter? ...

    If I get it wrong will it damage my volt meter? Other wise I will just poke around until I get the right two pins.
  15. That's a shame. Bruno lifts are high quality and...

    That's a shame. Bruno lifts are high quality and HIGH priced, I use an Out-Rider for 7yrs and never had a problem. If I remember right they come with a 2 or 3 yr warranty. Who ever installed it...
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    Has anyone ever used a volt meter to check the...

    Has anyone ever used a volt meter to check the battery charger? Mine has the typical 3 prong XLR connector. I imagine they're pos/neg/ground, does anyone no which is which? Even if the voltage...
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    [QUOTE=Rustyjames;1886265]Could be the charger...

    [QUOTE=Rustyjames;1886265]Could be the charger over charging. The only way to find out is with a volt meter while the batteries are being charged. One test lead would go on the positive on one...
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    Good to know. I was surprised the voltage was...

    Good to know. I was surprised the voltage was 24.3 with the terrible condition of the batteries. Still would like to know what would cause the batteries to swell up like a balloon. Never have seen...
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    Why??? Besides the fact they were swollen.

    Why??? Besides the fact they were swollen.
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    Well I took the charger in with my chair because...

    Well I took the charger in with my chair because I thought it could be what caused the batteries to swell but they said Pride told them the chargers NEVER go bad. That's BS, there's no such device...
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    No both batteries were swollen and I've already...

    No both batteries were swollen and I've already returned the chair. I did find it interesting that I tested the swollen batteries and I got 24.3V. I find it hard to believe that changing the...
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    Don't know the brand. they were the AGM...

    Don't know the brand. they were the AGM batteries that came with the chair. Only had the chair 4 months.
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    Battery Problems

    I bought a light weight Pride Air 2 recently, it was the cheapest elevating chair that I've found and I like the standard seat. I'm usually only in my electric for 2-3 hours a day. Anyway, I got in...
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    Thanks everyone for the replies. It's always...

    Thanks everyone for the replies. It's always helpful to hear about other peoples experiences, sometimes there are things you can adapt to your situation.



    That is a good price. I was thinking...
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    Thanks for the reply. I use a manual chair...

    Thanks for the reply.

    I use a manual chair around the house and an electric when I'm out running around. I'm retired now so I spend most of the day at home in my manual chair. But none of my...
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