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    Me too, Brad. I'm using mostly bicep to lift...

    Me too, Brad. I'm using mostly bicep to lift chair onto lap and over to passenger seat. I use an underhanded grip on the ridgidizer bar as the main lift which doesn't seem to affect my shoulders at...
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    Biggest hurdle is the damned "only for use in the...

    Biggest hurdle is the damned "only for use in the home" stipulation Medicare has imposed on our DME. Utter BS, as if going to the grocery store to buy food wasn't an ADL.
  3. Do you use petrol based suppositories, I.e. Magic...

    Do you use petrol based suppositories, I.e. Magic Bullets? Before I switched to the (unfortunately slower acting) vegetable oil suppositories I would have a clearish-yellow discharge within a couple...
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    Yo, Dr. Mr. Funklab! You've got the credentials....

    Yo, Dr. Mr. Funklab! You've got the credentials. Do the research! Prove we NEED the lightest chair possible to save the people buying our gear, and paying our medical bills, even more money down...
  5. Absolutely. The notion that making those kinds...

    Absolutely. The notion that making those kinds of (defensive) comments during an interview won't affect the interviewer, and the outcome, is pretty far fetched. Accusing your interviewer of...
  6. One important caveat is those speech protection...

    One important caveat is those speech protection precedents only and specifically apply to speech as a private citizen unrelated to the person's official duties. They can still get canned for...
  7. Sure, that's what the letter of the law says, but...

    Sure, that's what the letter of the law says, but SCOTUS precedent has extended speech protections beyond only crafting laws, to also include abridged or sanctioned speech. Firing someone is a clear...
  8. That's pretty amazing that a government agency is...

    That's pretty amazing that a government agency is allowed to fire people for the content of their feee expression. Seems entirely Unconstitutional for the govt to sanction those people's legal free...
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    13 years post, 48 years old, only joint related...

    13 years post, 48 years old, only joint related comorbidity I've experienced, thus far, is in my right elbow. Not entirely sure what's wrong, but it sure aches sometimes, on the inside bone...
  10. I don't know Erin's injury level, but can she do...

    I don't know Erin's injury level, but can she do her own pressure lifts? Surely she weighs more than 25lbs, sooooo..."Yes" might not technically be a lie...they're not specifying HOW or WHAT 25lbs...
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    Yeah it can for me. I draw one dose into a...

    Yeah it can for me. I draw one dose into a syringe first thing in the morning and leave it covered by the toilet for when I Cath after breakfast. It's room temp by then.
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    I get it from Walgreens and CVS no problem, just...

    I get it from Walgreens and CVS no problem, just don't expect them to compound it for you. I get gent for about $10 a month, plus saline and 60cc syringes, it's maybe $15. Compounding pharmacy...
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    It'll get moved into the right forum. I don't...

    It'll get moved into the right forum.

    I don't have plans, but here is a picture of one next to my everyday chair. Transporting is a consideration, because they get big quick.
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    Fantastic news, all around. Tom stepping up for...

    Fantastic news, all around. Tom stepping up for customers is always a helpful reminder how real the folks working at these companies supporting us actually are. They need us, we need them, and...
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    Good point: I know Quickie has done a similar...

    Good point: I know Quickie has done a similar thing, with caster barrel redesign (and plenty more I imagine), but the serviceable vs non-serviceable aspects of any given design is where the...
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    I'm left wondering what exactly the 'upside' is,...

    I'm left wondering what exactly the 'upside' is, to the end user, of the 'bullit caster housing' design, if it's non-serviceable, can fail, and has a warranty period shorter than the frame? Seems...
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    This sucks. Any part of a wheelchair they...

    This sucks.

    Any part of a wheelchair they refuse to sell us, will void the warranty if we mess with, and renders a chair dysfunctional when it fails, needs to be warrantied along with the frame....
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    My DME sent them to me seemingly unedited,...

    My DME sent them to me seemingly unedited, pricing info, and all. That's where I got the image of the price I included in the other thread about my ordering process. I can't imagine not having...
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    My DMe sent me a .pdf image of the manufacturer's...

    My DMe sent me a .pdf image of the manufacturer's quote each time they got one, for me to see the changes I requested reflected. It shouldn't be that hard. Reviewing the returned quote should be...
  20. Ive missed these kinds of (unique to this site)...

    Ive missed these kinds of (unique to this site) informative posts.

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    I wonder if the vets who come through your shop realize the kind of service they're getting? You've posted so many...
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    Absolutely. You're receiving incredibly poor...

    Absolutely. You're receiving incredibly poor service. I can't even get into the headspace of some of the DME jackasses we've read about on this board. It literally boggles the mind. I mostly...
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    TiLite only has one order form for their "T" line...

    TiLite only has one order form for their "T" line of chairs. The base chair is the Aero T, aluminum tube, fully adjustable model. Order form option TAFS1 upgrades this frame to a TRA, titanium...
  23. The system may be awesome but this is crappy IMO:...

    The system may be awesome but this is crappy IMO:

    "The upside for the trade: only certified specialist retailers can fit and sell it!"
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    Not exactly 'mini', but I found wheelchair user...

    Not exactly 'mini', but I found wheelchair user specific rain poncho on Amazon. It covers everything except the tips of my feet, but I can tuck them back, under my knees. Has holes to poke your...
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    Brilliant

    Brilliant
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