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    Before we made a roll-in shower, the (cheap!)...

    Before we made a roll-in shower, the (cheap!) bench I had had a U shaped sitting spot with extra flat space that extended out and over the side of the tub. Two legs in/two outside, and very little...
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    PATHETIC! will medical hardware ever get real??...

    PATHETIC! will medical hardware ever get real?? (other than REAL expensive!){
  3. Sound familiar. I'm T12, but I get a sensation of...

    Sound familiar. I'm T12, but I get a sensation of a sensation? sitting on my Jay Deep Comfort cushion and it feels not cool or good!
    My other chair has a Roho Quad-whatever the fuck its called.
    The...
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    Sounds like I'm bragging about my colostomy?...

    Sounds like I'm bragging about my colostomy? Sorry, but I'm satisfied with it. It's handy when your shit comes out your front; much more manageable not that I ever really imagined I'd want to get my...
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    shower chair or bench do yall prefer shower...

    shower chair or bench
    do yall prefer shower bench or shower chair for bowels and bathing i redid my post just felt like to much of a rant i dont know how to delete it or i would
    sorry yall
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    I'm T12 for 24 yrs and 72 YOA. I got a...

    I'm T12 for 24 yrs and 72 YOA.

    I got a colostomy in 2012 and recommend it highly if you can ditch the body image baggage.
    Prior to that I did my BPs unassisted.
    When we re-did our bathroom, I...
  7. Thread: Pressure relief

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    I think I'm pretty active and just wiggly-assed! ...

    I think I'm pretty active and just wiggly-assed!
    I am forever rocking or wiggling around in the chair, and I have frequent groin pains the invite movement.
    I think maybe it's my numb dick trying...
  8. Yes. That's a 2018 Volvo sender and internal...

    Yes. That's a 2018 Volvo sender and internal "bell crank", liberated from a junkyard pedal assy. The springs inside are replaced with an appropriately soft one, and you can see the red phillips screw...
  9. If somebody showed me how, I'd delete the second...

    If somebody showed me how, I'd delete the second and now redundant post!!

    AFAIK, all the electronic throttles have six wires, two sets of three, each being Ground (-), Reference Voltage (+), and...
  10. Unfortunately Volkswagen and Audi in their...

    Unfortunately Volkswagen and Audi in their infinite wisdom scrambled the six pins in no sensible order whatsoever! Volvo on the other hand made a very sensible stack of pins that are easy to keep...
  11. Making electronica hand controls out of a cookie tin

    Well?? A little hyperbole there!
    But here's the cookie tin. (NEVER THROW GOOD STUFF OUT!)

    Linked here is original FBW (fly by wire) electronic hand control thread from my GTI which are still in...
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    I second that emotion:)

    I second that emotion:)
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    If there's a pair of railings and the ramp isn't...

    If there's a pair of railings and the ramp isn't too wide, I'll often go up by pulling on the railings. It's a different way of using my arms and I find it better than pushing.
    Also, I can climb a...
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    Mister mechanic checking in. What a loser! How...

    Mister mechanic checking in. What a loser! How did I miss the photo! Good call!
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    IMO (50 yrs auto tech) the threads on the inserts...

    IMO (50 yrs auto tech) the threads on the inserts look fine.
    The inside threads on the tubes looks kind of normal for aluminum.
    That doesn't mean all is good! I recommend pragmatic approach: find...
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    I doubt Auto Zone can read codes in the...

    I doubt Auto Zone can read codes in the transmission control module (TCM).

    Problems like the one above on real late models are often solved by a re-flash of the ECM or TCM. Maybe you should get a...
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    folded, it's 9" thick and would just fit in the...

    folded, it's 9" thick and would just fit in the luggage area of this wagon, but with the chair loaded in the middle W/ZX-1 attached, we stand it on edge. On edge, the taper of the tailgate won't...
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    our new (2018) Volvo,we can start with cell phone!

    our new (2018) Volvo,we can start with cell phone!
  19. not room for a 6' ramp. ADA would be 7' just...

    not room for a 6' ramp. ADA would be 7'

    just got a 6' folding 33lb wheelchair ramp for $200 from https://www.discountramps.com for loading my ZX1 into station wagon. It's handy to have for getting...
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    On a somehow related subject: ditched the R350...

    On a somehow related subject: ditched the R350 diesel MB which I made a lift for my ZX1 in.
    Got a 2018 Volvo V90 Cross Country which doesn't favor a lift, so I ordered a $200 6' 33lb folding ramp...
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    Imagine that and I live in New Jersey too! funny...

    Imagine that and I live in New Jersey too!
    funny dat
    Every time in both hospitals I’ve had a Clinitron bed
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    Sounds like you're in some kind of third world...

    Sounds like you're in some kind of third world country! I have Medicare and my experiences have been much different.

    PS: I got a colostomy 7 years ago. What an improvement in life, especially in a...
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    Idiot Wind, the theme song of my divorce. And,...

    Idiot Wind, the theme song of my divorce. And, for me, a quite timely and emmersive album. Every song was great.
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    Wow! At first I took that literally and imagined...

    Wow! At first I took that literally and imagined you trying to deal with the rocking!:):)

    Then reality returned. This sure sucks, doesn't it?!!
  25. Thread: GJ has passed

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    I am so sorry for your loss. Ironically, I am...

    I am so sorry for your loss. Ironically, I am reading this on the 24th anniversary of my accident, a fact I wouldn't have noticed if not for your post.

    We all live with the threat of mortality...
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