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    I have no experience of using these shields and...

    I have no experience of using these shields and doubt that I will, ever.
    From Brianms' image I could not determine if they are a shield with integral spacer that bears solely on the bearing inner...
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    $39.99 of these shields plus shipping seems...

    $39.99 of these shields plus shipping seems reasonable to me and a waste of money. By what has been said by those who have them the hair still gathers and gets by to the bearing.
    If hair causes...
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    No Wes, that was primarily in respect to wearing...

    No Wes, that was primarily in respect to wearing the stocking at night, while sleeping.
    Whether you take them off during the day when resting in the horizontal with elevated legs, or not, that would...
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    'Nice one Stu'. Cool colour, easy touch-up when...

    'Nice one Stu'. Cool colour, easy touch-up when that time comes around.
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    OK, lost in translation. I am cleaning the seat...

    OK, lost in translation. I am cleaning the seat cushion cover, the seat back foam cover and the sling upholstery on the Shark recumbent.
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    Who is that question addressed to August? I have...

    Who is that question addressed to August?
    I have my upholstery covers soaking in some warm water.
    I'll give them some further attention with a touch of laundry detergent today.
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    Damn, that is expensive! oneof the benefits of...

    Damn, that is expensive! oneof the benefits of being part of a captive market?
    Only two years warranty on a battery that is so crucial to the correct function of a product.
    Do they offer an...
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    I awoke this morning and my legs and feet are...

    I awoke this morning and my legs and feet are decidedly smaller with that 'crocodile' look. A new fashion trend??
    Washed, dried, nails trimmed and compression stocking on. My legs feel better...
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    Cleaning upholstery

    This came to mind today as I removed the seat covers from the Quickie Shark. The seat back upholstery is new and clean while the seat base cover looks like it needs some attention. Not messy, just...
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    I use a manual chair Mike. There are no elevation...

    I use a manual chair Mike. There are no elevation rests with it and besides, they would just get in the way and do more damage than I manage with standard rests:). Good advice and reminder on...
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    Do you sleep with your legs elevated Wes? If not,...

    Do you sleep with your legs elevated Wes? If not, it is worth a punt.
    They have to be elevated well though.
    I have a hospital bed that allows me good and varied body positions and consequently, a...
  12. Ideally, paralysis or physical impairment is for...

    Ideally, paralysis or physical impairment is for the wealthy.
    All able-bodied persons would do well to remember that before opting in.
    Damn, I wish someone had alerted me beforehand :)
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    Good to see business operators with genuine...

    Good to see business operators with genuine empathy from real experience
  14. Floor plan? Pictures?

    Floor plan? Pictures?
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    Don't use a course bastard file, unless it is all...

    Don't use a course bastard file, unless it is all you have :). A smooth will do and if you can, file away from the thread as you don't want burs on the thread flank. The important thing is to avoid...
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    Nah, not a loser. We are all working on a...

    Nah, not a loser. We are all working on a solution for Dave and learning together.
    Besides, I had my Opti-Visor to aid my old eyes:)
    Your advice was very worthy Phil, the thread seal needed...
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    I just finished patching my Roho and while...

    I just finished patching my Roho and while waiting for the cure I thought I would drop in.
    The nice catch is thanks to Dave for putting up a comprehensive range of images.
    That distorted thread...
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    Deformation here which would explain the...

    Deformation here which would explain the difficulty you explained.Maybe the factory deliberately stake/clinch the thread ?

    Get your mates involved sooner than later. If you are reluctant about...
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    Just woke. Good images Dave - thanks. Yes I saw...

    Just woke. Good images Dave - thanks.
    Yes I saw that and it could(?) have occurred when it was a spare before assembly into the axle tube. (I assume that the axle sleeve and camber plugs are factory...
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    I have used smaller spacers between the hub and...

    I have used smaller spacers between the hub and axle insert; they work well.
    Dave has already removed his threaded inserts and is having difficulty reinstating them. If the s/s axle sleeve insert...
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    No, I wasn't suggesting removing the camber plug....

    No, I wasn't suggesting removing the camber plug. (sorry for the confusion Dave). macro shots of the insert thread should reveal what I suspect. It's 1am here and about time I nodded off. I will...
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    Transfer off the chair. Tension the ribbon and...

    Transfer off the chair. Tension the ribbon and run the wheel in reverse? But its not that simple right?
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    With the resistance on removal. did you inspect...

    With the resistance on removal. did you inspect the plug threads for damage (galling etc) and if undamaged was there residual threadlock on the threads? Did you clean the threads before re...
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    Hello Patrick. I was despairing of hearing from...

    Hello Patrick. I was despairing of hearing from proud Quickie Shark owners, or disgruntled ex owners.
    maybe they have all suffered damaged rotators and are unable to use the keyboard - or Quickie...
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    It makes as much sense as tying a length of...

    It makes as much sense as tying a length of string to the axle so it doesn't go missing :). I would far rather have a locking fastener into the axle (axially).
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