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    I can see from the picture you can move the clamp...

    I can see from the picture you can move the clamp that attaches to the frame. That will allow you to move the rod that actually attaches to the brake.

    His fingernails hurt seeing these (just like...
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    You need to move the clamp that holds the brake...

    You need to move the clamp that holds the brake to the frame itself back. Then you will have the ability to slide the rod that attaches directly to the brake to wherever you need it. I had to do...
  3. Wheel Recommendations for Lightweight and Minimal Maintenance

    I'm getting ready to buy a new chair in the nearish future and I'm looking for new wheel recommendations. My first chair came with the standard Quickie spoke wheels which went out of true almost...
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    I rent cars often and while I haven't had...

    I rent cars often and while I haven't had experience with those specific cars, the standard SUV has always been fine for me (T9/10 Complete). I have had the best luck with National Rental Car. They...
  5. How is your upper body tone? I am T9/10 complete...

    How is your upper body tone? I am T9/10 complete and have never used a transfer board since rehab. I found it very annoying to bring along and I was much more fluid with transfers if I lifted and...
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    Thanks for finding it Nurse!

    Thanks for finding it Nurse!
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    Of course I am unable to find a link now, but...

    Of course I am unable to find a link now, but have you looked at the shower benches that just sit on top of the tub? They use short, rubberized, arms that you spread until the bench is firmly held...
  8. Excellent! Thank you for the insight. That is a...

    Excellent! Thank you for the insight. That is a lot upfront, but I think it will save me in the end.
  9. Buying Chair with Insurance, but without DME

    Does anyone have experience ordering a chair without DME intervention, but still submitting to insurance? I seem to be particularly hard on my chairs since I see others who can last much longer...
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    I was looking at new chairs recently and most of...

    I was looking at new chairs recently and most of which I saw said the "Less than X lbs" only refers to the frame alone. As soon as you put a back, wheels, casters, and seat on it, it will obviously...
  11. I have had less luck than rlnguy, but have had...

    I have had less luck than rlnguy, but have had the most success renting from National Car Rental. The key is understanding that AFTER the rental is secured, call their accessibility number and setup...
  12. I know it is just one more electronic system to...

    I know it is just one more electronic system to fail, but I think it would be interesting to have something similar to, but not quite like the Honda Odyssey's. In case you are not familiar, the...
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    Sorry for the delay in responding. I will get a...

    Sorry for the delay in responding. I will get a photo or video next time I mow. I did this past weekend, but didn't see this message.
    ResonantEcho, that weld job looks great. I took the easy...
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    While probably incredibly unsafe, I have resorted...

    While probably incredibly unsafe, I have resorted to using the weed whacker while sitting on my lawn mower. I don't need to edge because of how my driveway and sidewalk are laid out, but I have to...
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    I've been using ABC medical for 8.5 years (the...

    I've been using ABC medical for 8.5 years (the first 3 of those with Southeast Medical which turned into ABC, but nothing changed). I have never had to worry about my supplies arriving. They used...
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    Sorry not exactly what you are looking for, but I...

    Sorry not exactly what you are looking for, but I get cath supplies from ABC Medical out of Georgia on my Federal BCBS and they accept the payment without out of pocket. Not ostomy supplies, but the...
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    This has happened to me when I haven't taken the...

    This has happened to me when I haven't taken the wheels off in a while. My axles are well greased, so I never see any corrosion, but they still stick sometimes. I don't know if it is different...
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    I must be really hard on my chairs compared to...

    I must be really hard on my chairs compared to others. While I plan to replace the frame every 5 years, I replace most of the components every 1 or 2 years. This past January I replaced every...
  19. I'm with Tetra. I lost a chair to Southwest (the...

    I'm with Tetra. I lost a chair to Southwest (the right front caster was basically folded under) in 2017. They wanted to just replaced the frame, but I was adamant that I would accept nothing less...
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    I had some pressure issues when I first used the...

    I had some pressure issues when I first used the chair and had a gel insert Jay 2 cushion. I first switched to the J3 with roho insert, but didn't like the cushion cover. I've been using the Jay...
  21. rockbybay, I'm very sorry to hear that. ...

    rockbybay, I'm very sorry to hear that. Hopefully you did an inspection prior to the flight and the airline did not give you too much trouble. If your caster is not on the ground, that means either...
  22. After landing on one fateful flight, my chair...

    After landing on one fateful flight, my chair came up on three wheels. I'm not sure how it was even possible since I have a Quickie Q7 aluminum rigid chair, but somehow in flight the left front...
  23. I have had both a fold out and in-floor...

    I have had both a fold out and in-floor conversion by Braun. I'm sure you have your reasons for wanting a fold out, but it was one of my best decisions to got from a fold out to in-floor. I had a...
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    My wife and I decided to take a weekend trip up...

    My wife and I decided to take a weekend trip up to NYC a few years back. We live in the DC area, so it was an easy train ride up to Penn Station. The subway was an absolute mess and thankfully we...
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    We have a shepherd's hook style feeder which...

    We have a shepherd's hook style feeder which keeps it high enough off the ground that the squirrels cannot reach and it is far enough from trees and the house that they cannot jump. Our setup...
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