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    Good plan Stan. I would be attaching that system...

    Good plan Stan.
    I would be attaching that system to hangers fixed to the ceiling joists.
    There will be some 'springing' bounce load ( a new engineering term). I think it is elasticity.
    Even a...
  2. Your local bearing or engineer supply outlet...

    Your local bearing or engineer supply outlet should also have them -Bearing or shaft collars.
    Or just fit a set of bearings as spacers- they are not going anywhere past the detente balls unless you...
  3. I have Glides on my Aero T and have never liked...

    I have Glides on my Aero T and have never liked their compressing characteristic. They tend to pitch you forward when encountering obstacles (trail change?).
    I made heavier elastomer that reduced...
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    Thanks; me too :) I have been using conventional...

    Thanks; me too :)
    I have been using conventional footwear over the last two day, when required. Or it has been exposed to the air. Another day and I will cover it part time with Aloe leaf to ease...
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    Building a 100,000 bed hospital? I want to know...

    Building a 100,000 bed hospital?
    I want to know when governments, in this case the Chinese government, are going to do pro active work in prevention of these outbreaks rather than adopting reactive...
  6. Parts required to complete my TiLite TR chair

    As my Sons illness proceeds he will be needing the use of a chair to mobilise.
    Friends have offered loaners and I am very thankful for that
    My old TR has been sitting about and will probably suit...
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    I am very pleased; this morning the blister has...

    I am very pleased; this morning the blister has lost fluid and is drying. Good progress I think.
    Thanks for all your advice, wisdom and direction.

    I am off to the Classic Motorcycle racing this...
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    OK, update on this blister. After Auckland...

    OK, update on this blister. After Auckland Anniversary weekend I sent a recent image to our spinal nurse and spoke with her about the progress.
    There has not been any excessive heat at the injury...
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    I have never seen the dwelling of the afflicted...

    I have never seen the dwelling of the afflicted that is without evidence of wheelchair action and unless a person is fortunate enough to have a purpose built home, try as you might, it happens.
    It...
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    Pushing a shopping cart is no big deal for me;...

    Pushing a shopping cart is no big deal for me; one hand on the trolley grip bar and the other mobilising my chair. Articulated shopping and it is a lot of fun.
    Accessing product on the higher...
  11. Nah, no smile here.

    Nah, no smile here.
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    I have never quite worked out the benefits of...

    I have never quite worked out the benefits of juicing fruit or vegetables.
    So you can make expensive compost? Or more expensive rubbish waste? So your teeth and digestive system becomes redundant?...
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    That is fair enough Vicky. If it was Winter here,...

    That is fair enough Vicky. If it was Winter here, I wouldn't venture out into the cold either.
    It is the height of Summer though, damned hot and humid and I would welcome some cold. Can you please...
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    Smarten up. Send someone else on the errand :)

    Smarten up. Send someone else on the errand :)
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    From the image there does not appear to be any...

    From the image there does not appear to be any welded in insert for reinforcement and integrity. Nor is it double butted or reinforced at that stress zone.
    Just another mediocre, cost cutting...
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    My favourite is Aloe Vera. Recently had a natal...

    My favourite is Aloe Vera.
    Recently had a natal cleft issue that was treated and dressed by the District Nurse. The dressing only lasted a day or two ( bathing etc took its toll) plus it got messy...
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    That too August. Although what I was referring to...

    That too August. Although what I was referring to was any high load initial start without getting those electrons buzzing about.
    A trick I use when it is cold here (not often and I am talking of...
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    I will be seeing someone at the medical centre...

    I will be seeing someone at the medical centre today.
    pfcs49 - did you determine the cause of your injury? I recall catching my foot getting caught up by my castor when my foot dropped; it has...
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    That must be a real old unit Mike. A testament to...

    That must be a real old unit Mike. A testament to the longevity of a Roho?
    I inflate the cushion and take the opportunity to wash it well while determining where the leak is.
    I dry that spot, clean...
  20. A few words come to mind. Desperation, despair,...

    A few words come to mind. Desperation, despair, courage, pain, anguish, love, loathing, exhaustion.
    I can empathise but only imagine his journey and his view of his future.
    Sometimes life is a...
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    Hello Lavender. I have an idea when this could...

    Hello Lavender. I have an idea when this could have occurred.
    At the moment I am making use of a pillow boot while sleeping to prevent any pressure risk.
    A few days you say? I hope so :)
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    You could be correct Nonoise. If it was hot water...

    You could be correct Nonoise. If it was hot water there would be a 'trail'. This is local.
    Never having had this problem before it is disconcerting not to know definitively.
    I have spoken with the...
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    For those requiring an electric lift/ramp, I...

    For those requiring an electric lift/ramp, I think that a remote starter is better than the to and fro required without one and that you are not loading the battery in a 'cold' state.
    Also, consider...
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    I checked out the shoes and there is nothing...

    I checked out the shoes and there is nothing apparent that would cause this. Although, we have had very hot weather. That coupled with pressure stockings in shoes may have set up some sweat induced...
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    Hi Pat and Nonoise. I haven't seen new shoes in...

    Hi Pat and Nonoise.
    I haven't seen new shoes in a while, preferring older, comfortable friends. I have a pair of rough n ready, past their use by date shoes for in the garden or shed that I slip on....
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