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  1. I'm vaguely interested. I've been in the market...

    I'm vaguely interested. I've been in the market for a new backup folder for quite some time now, and had more or less decided on the Quickie Neon, but I can't bring myself to deal with the whole...
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    Thanks for those. But what I really need is...

    Thanks for those. But what I really need is something that will work with different diameter tubing, and is very lightweight... Something like for attaching a 1/2" brake arm to 1" frame tubing...
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    Online source for clamps, etc...?

    Does anyone have a decent online source for the kind of tube clamps that secure one tube to another, parallel or otherwise, and tighten with an Allen key? Like a brake clamp. Not bothered by metric...
  4. Mmm groundbreaking! Well, except for the Asics...

    Mmm groundbreaking! Well, except for the Asics that came out more than 15 years ago. Oh, and the North Face boots I have in my wardrobe. Or the Converse HiTops with heel entry. So maybe not...
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    Choose a chair first. MOST measurements are not...

    Choose a chair first. MOST measurements are not transferable between all chair types. In many cases (Top End) there is some relationship between seat taper and available footrest width, but in others...
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    Can I ask what type of visa you're planning to...

    Can I ask what type of visa you're planning to get? Are you a Malaysian citizen? Malaysia has not yet been accepted into the US VWP, but even still that would get you a maximum of 90 days. There's no...
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    Check out the varilite zoid, it has only 1"...

    Check out the varilite zoid, it has only 1" taper but that works out at just 1/2" overhang per side... Not too problematic. My chair has a 2" taper and I also have a stimulite sport they 'forgot'...
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    So I didn't ruin it!

    So I didn't ruin it!
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    Can you machine wash a Tilite back?

    Please say yes, because I just started the machine
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    For my last phone, I bought a very cheap wooden...

    For my last phone, I bought a very cheap wooden door knob at a big Woodies (like Home Depot) and stuck it on the back of the phone with extra strong velcro. It never budged when I was using it, no...
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    Do not leave the brakes engaged! If necessary...

    Do not leave the brakes engaged! If necessary tape the freewheel lever in the open position, so the baggage handler won't see/notice it. It doesn't matter whether or not you explain at your end,...
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    Elevating seat for manual chair

    http://www.ilcnsw.asn.au/items/2014

    Does anyone know anything about the Lightning?
    Amy
  13. I have a kettle tipper I bought cheap somewhere....

    I have a kettle tipper I bought cheap somewhere. They're popular in Ireland and UK, but I have no idea if they're even available in USA. Mine has no sides, just a long velcro strap - I don't know...
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    Yes absolutely, although you will need to...

    Yes absolutely, although you will need to fabricate a bracket - just basically a hole in which to hold the anti-rotate pin in place so the wheels don't rotate around the axel but around the hub...
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    True. Anyway, Permobil is a Swedish company, and...

    True. Anyway, Permobil is a Swedish company, and the swedes have a great business reputation (far better than the Americans do). I think they started Colours and spun it off to concentrate on power...
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    Still looking! To further explain, I want...

    Still looking! To further explain, I want something tiny and unobtrusive to attach a jwx1 joystick to the seat frame of a Tilite with fenders, but no armrests (probably using an old brake clamp). I...
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    I like mine. Yamaha jwx1 wheels on my old...

    I like mine. Yamaha jwx1 wheels on my old kuschall champion, with upgraded lithium ion battery.
    http://global.rakuten.com/en/store/lsg/item/855544/?s-id=borderless_recommend_item_en
    Not bad, $4255...
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    http://global.rakuten.com/en/store/lsg/item/855544...

    http://global.rakuten.com/en/store/lsg/item/855544/
    The wheels are qr, and the battery compartment and anti-tips are attached to the hubs. Plus the joystick is easy to relocate. It would take...
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    http://www.mobilitymgmt.com/Articles/2014/01/01/Ya...

    http://www.mobilitymgmt.com/Articles/2014/01/01/Yamaha-Manual-Wheelchairs.aspx?m=2
    No dates or specifics, just says they displayed it
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    It's more than a resemblance. The xtender is...

    It's more than a resemblance. The xtender is simply the rebadged version of the yamaha jw2, and quickie has nothing to do with its manufacture. Yamaha also makes the jwx1 (previous version was jw1)...
  21. Thread: Mazda5

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    I'm not certain, given the variable widths, but...

    I'm not certain, given the variable widths, but I'm told the door opening on a B Max is not enough for 'a' wheelchair, nor on the Fiat Qubo. They (and the BMW one, whose name escapes me) are suitable...
  22. Mobility Roadshow UK, June 27-29... JEFF, ICON SHOULD GO!

    Hi jeff, opportunity!
    Fly over to the Mobility Roadshow (http://www.mobilityroadshow.co.uk/home) next week in Telford International Centre. Bring your own chair (obviously), some brochures, an Icon...
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    I've used kart seats in the past to make canting...

    I've used kart seats in the past to make canting seats for racing sailboats. Lightweight and available cheap but not a lot in the way of seat depth. PVC, fibreglass, cf.. Tillett brand. But depending...
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    I'm very interested to hear the firefly has a...

    I'm very interested to hear the firefly has a lithium battery (I seriously am doubting the reasons for wet-cell batteries, for travel or anything else), but it might be better to send air travel...
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    I had a team hybrid viper which I took to the us...

    I had a team hybrid viper which I took to the us twice and Canada once (transatlantic) plus two domestic us flights on the same trip. Each time I left it attached and told them it was permanently...
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