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  1. Andy, Thanks for your input. As always, it is...

    Andy,

    Thanks for your input. As always, it is appreciated.
  2. Capt. Gimp, In this thread there is a response...

    Capt. Gimp,

    In this thread there is a response from Andy wherein he posts a diagram of the brackets.

    See post # 21
  3. rdf, Thank you for your input. I too have...

    rdf,

    Thank you for your input. I too have fallen from my wheelchair and suffered broken legs and blood clots. I do know how dangerous a situation that can be.

    You can rest assured that I...
  4. Thread: chess fanatic

    by bohinky
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    chess fanatic

    I love chess. Get lost in it for hours. I play online at queenalice.com

    It is a great site.

    I have started a non-profit to teach kids with disabilities in rehab centers, etc. to play chess. ...
  5. Thread: Internet Game

    by bohinky
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    I love chess. I play it all the time now that I...

    I love chess. I play it all the time now that I am retired. I play on queenalice.com. A great site for chess playing on the net, unless you are into blitz, which I play lots too.

    Challenge me...
  6. Andy, Thanks for the post. I appreciated your...

    Andy,

    Thanks for the post. I appreciated your information, insights and point of view.

    Are you using grade 8 bolts? Do they shear and how long before they do so.

    I have always used the...
  7. John, Those are excellent ideas you have. I...

    John,

    Those are excellent ideas you have. I will work on getting pictures of the bolts uploaded to this site.

    Thanks for the fine suggestion.

    Mike
  8. John, In my deleted post I referred to a...

    John,

    In my deleted post I referred to a previous response that I got which said "shit happens." So, at the end of my deleted post I said, if you complained that you didn't get the job you wanted...
  9. I was told that it was appropriate to use the arm...

    I was told that it was appropriate to use the arm rests in the manner that I did. In fact I was encouraged to do so. I just finished looking at the manual for the crossfire. Lots of warnings and...
  10. I was called an ambulance chaser. I was told...

    I was called an ambulance chaser. I was told that I was whinning. I was told that I was kvetching. I was told that I was being dramatic. I was told that it was a little problem. I was told how...
  11. Captain Gimp, For the last 14 years of my...

    Captain Gimp,

    For the last 14 years of my carreer I was the managing attorney for a public law firm. I represented only those with disabilities. Our firm charged no one. I received no money...
  12. Captain Gimp, I use an external catheter. I...

    Captain Gimp,

    I use an external catheter. I have a sphincterotomy. I use the push up to not only relieve pressure but to empty my bladder. Using the tires for a push up is insufficient.

    I...
  13. LaMemChose, This is what my dealer wrote on...

    LaMemChose,

    This is what my dealer wrote on this site on this issue.

    Well I thought i would put my 2 cents into this conversation. I had sold and serviced custom manual and power wheelchairs...
  14. ac06, Thank you so much for your post. I...

    ac06,

    Thank you so much for your post. I agree with you completely.

    I will be sure to let you know how this sitiuation turns out. It is not over.

    My best wishes to you.
  15. Andy, Thank you so much for your post. It has...

    Andy,

    Thank you so much for your post. It has been helpful. I had the sheared bolts replaced with grade 8s. I saved the sheared bolts and intend to have them tested to determine the cause for...
  16. Once again, I am interested in hearing from...

    Once again, I am interested in hearing from anyone who has experienced a shearing of the bolts attached to the arm rest brackets while using a top end T6 with an ergo seats.

    If you can assist in...
  17. I am trying to help other people with...

    I am trying to help other people with disabilities and warn them of my problem.
  18. Scott, I have already posted that the sheared...

    Scott,

    I have already posted that the sheared bolts were replaced with grade 8 bolts. But, if there is a design defect those bolts may shear as well. I do not know what the problem is.

    I...
  19. jbk1221, The bolts sheared with less than a...

    jbk1221,

    The bolts sheared with less than a month of use. Either Invare used bolts that were insufficient for the job, the bolts Invacare used were defective, or there is a design defect.

    My...
  20. LaMemChose, I had the chair less than a month....

    LaMemChose,

    I had the chair less than a month. The bolts are not in an area that I can inspect.

    You say a few bolts from the hardware store should fix the problem. How do you know. How do...
  21. I was told that due to my scoliosis I was a good...

    I was told that due to my scoliosis I was a good candiddate for the egro seat. That is why I got the topend. I liked the ergo seat, but the shearing bolts and lack of assistance from Invacare have...
  22. Andy, Shit may happen, but if it does because...

    Andy,

    Shit may happen, but if it does because of the negligence of others, well, that is another matter.
  23. Scott, I am trying to help people with...

    Scott,

    I am trying to help people with disabilities. Thus, I want to talk to anyone who has experienced breaking bolts like I have.

    If you want to help in getting the message out it would be...
  24. I have been using a wheelchair for almost 44...

    I have been using a wheelchair for almost 44 years. I have fallen from my wheelchair several times. I have broken a leg or pelvis almost every time time. I believe that if the arm rest had broken...
  25. You are quite mistaken. If I had been at the...

    You are quite mistaken. If I had been at the top of a push up when the arms broke free from the bracket I would have fallen out of the wheelchair and broken a leg and possibly had a blood clot as a...
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