Search:

Type: Posts; User: Gordy1

Page 1 of 25 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds.

  1. Replies
    8
    Views
    720

    Our son has pretty bad scoliosis, but no issues...

    Our son has pretty bad scoliosis, but no issues with muscles pulling - it’s due to poor support, so different to your situation by the sound of it. But I was wondering whether a tens machine would...
  2. Replies
    1
    Views
    548

    https://bike-on.com/ A couple of members here...

    https://bike-on.com/

    A couple of members here work for Bike-On. I’ve ordered a handcycle and some spares for my son, (and a wheelchair, and spares), and never had a problem getting it all...
  3. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,287

    National Disability Insurance Scheme. A recent...

    National Disability Insurance Scheme. A recent government-funded initiative which is supposed to provide funding to get people with disabilities out into the community (amongst other things). So,...
  4. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,287

    By complete coincidence, a video clip came up on...

    By complete coincidence, a video clip came up on my Facebook feed today, showing a guy in a tank chair racing away from some traffic lights just south of Perth. The owner of the chair has seen the...
  5. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,287

    Not a suitable one that I’m aware of.... Did...

    Not a suitable one that I’m aware of....

    Did you ever get someone to make one of your old chairs into a powered one? I was just thinking that one of those Chinese electric wheelchair conversion...
  6. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,237

    It may be possible for a small percentage of...

    It may be possible for a small percentage of wheelchair users, but if you are relying on this ability to be able to use your device safely, then you won’t be selling many!
  7. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,256

    [QUOTE=Sugarcube;1885116] Weird...I wonder...

    [QUOTE=Sugarcube;1885116]


    Weird...I wonder when they changed from 24V to 36V, and why, as I don’t believe their claimed distance on the website ever changed.

    I’ve purchased a couple of...
  8. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,256

    Either that or buy a new controller at the same...

    Either that or buy a new controller at the same time, as the original one will blow if a 36V battery is connected to it!
  9. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,961

    Same chemistries. If you look at the link I...

    Same chemistries. If you look at the link I provided the certificate covers both the MX1 and 2 (two versions of each), but my point was that each airline sets different limits on the power of...
  10. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,256

    If you’re happy buying through Alibaba.com (which...

    If you’re happy buying through Alibaba.com (which I am), here’s a link to the appropriate 24V battery. It comes with the battery slide holder in case there are any compatibility problems with yours...
  11. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,256

    I?ve just remembered about a thread from last...

    I?ve just remembered about a thread from last year which will be of interest to you:
    http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?261585-A-manual-wheelchair-becomes-a-scooter

    You might want to...
  12. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,256

    From memory there are four female connectors on...

    From memory there are four female connectors on the base of the Firefly battery, which are then linked in the connector which then has 2 wires (red and black) exiting. I’m relying on memory as I’m...
  13. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,961

    I’d be a bit concerned about the loss of weight...

    I’d be a bit concerned about the loss of weight (and the consequent loss of traction) on the drive wheel if you did that.
  14. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,961

    Correct nonoise. Here’s the link to the IATA...

    Correct nonoise. Here’s the link to the IATA certification that confirms the voltages etc. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9RfdhFIRH5HUmlMOWEwQk5hQXc/view. (As an aside, there are some...
  15. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,256

    A few options: - any ebike shop should either be...

    A few options:
    - any ebike shop should either be able to get you a suitable battery, or rebuild your existing one, as they are pretty standard bike batteries.
    - try looking on second hand sites.
    -...
  16. There is one in Brisbane, Australia. It’s one of...

    There is one in Brisbane, Australia. It’s one of several ways to get down to the river from the CBD. https://goo.gl/maps/QZPx4EnF8qvzqtXV7

    In our visits there I’ve always thought that it’s a...
  17. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,279

    You must be really young. Data didn’t exist in...

    You must be really young. Data didn’t exist in the original Star Trek series!!!
  18. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,279

    It?s been doing that for the past year or...

    It?s been doing that for the past year or thereabouts. Strangely, you can edit your post, and change all the question marks for the correct punctuation, which will remain corrected in the edited...
  19. Thanks Brad. He’s now using a Roho. I forget...

    Thanks Brad. He’s now using a Roho. I forget which one, but it’s air filled at the rear, foam at the front, and the air-filled sections can be at different pressures left/right. The primary cause...
  20. Another 6 months on...can’t believe how long skin...

    Another 6 months on...can’t believe how long skin takes to grow...it’s only just fully covered the pressure sore area. That’s over a year since the sore appeared...a fifteenth of his life!
    ...
  21. Replies
    0
    Views
    360

    Alber SMOOV (alternative to SmartDrive)

    https://www.smoov.com/aa-en/#

    Not sure whether anyone has come across this alternative to the SmartDrive?

    Cost seems to be similar to the SD in Australia.

    Range is better than the SD, but...
  22. Replies
    6
    Views
    623

    I watch my son connect his SmartDrive, and can...

    I watch my son connect his SmartDrive, and can see why you are struggling. (He manages ok, but he’s T6). Could you try putting your SmartDrive on a small step, sufficient to get it at the correct...
  23. Replies
    20
    Views
    2,517

    Very talented! (Although it’s the start of...

    Very talented! (Although it’s the start of winter here down under!).

    Whoever did the camera work (and editing) has some talent too. How many times did you need to play the whole song through, to...
  24. Replies
    4
    Views
    691

    We found the best option for selecting our son’s...

    We found the best option for selecting our son’s latest chair was having a good relationship with a local supplier/distributor, who we trust. So rather than having the dilemma of selecting from all...
  25. Lots of good discussion in this thread. I’ll...

    Lots of good discussion in this thread. I’ll throw in a bit of an engineering query....

    You’ve said that you’ll only be using one powered wheel. That’s fine, the SmartDrive only has one, and has...
Results 1 to 25 of 602
Page 1 of 25 1 2 3 4