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    Aaaa Haaa. Hooked dongle to F3. On screen it...

    Aaaa Haaa.
    Hooked dongle to F3. On screen it shows ESP and it allows me to make adjustments. Tweaking fwd accel and turn speed for a few days for those tight areas in my home.
    Conclusion;...
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    Yes, VS leg rests are more complicated. Knee...

    Yes, VS leg rests are more complicated. Knee bolsters, foot plate, and they are programmed to work in sync with tilt. I read somewhere that VS leg rests can't be raised fully when doing pressure...
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    I like those hinges. I have 3 doors removed now...

    I like those hinges. I have 3 doors removed now to prevent damaging them. Would like to put them back up so I can zone heat my house.
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    Colloquially what I was saying, it cost an...

    Colloquially what I was saying, it cost an additional $2k for 50 degrees forward tilt for a F3.
    I payed for elevate, $1500 which is required to get more anterior tilt of 20 degrees verses only 10...
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    On a Permobil C300, I put a narrower armrest bar...

    On a Permobil C300, I put a narrower armrest bar (behind seat back, horizontal bar that armrests pivot on) on my old chair. This is not a "loosen a few bolts and adjust" procedure. I measured my...
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    Forgot to mention, my new F3 needs a few...

    Forgot to mention, my new F3 needs a few programming tweaks.
    Joystick forward is jerky and faster than steer.
    Two techs have told me, Permobil (factory) doesn't like techs reprogramming chairs in...
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    Problem found. Got a new F3 which allowed me to...

    Problem found. Got a new F3 which allowed me to work on my C300's (disabling both during work).

    Here's what I was working with;
    2007 C300, >PERFECT programming<, bald tires, seat frame at leg...
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    Stage 2 for recent injuries. Bummer for me.

    Stage 2 for recent injuries. Bummer for me.
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    Not a para or pusher but I've read some of the...

    Not a para or pusher but I've read some of the same issues I have in a powerchair. Parking cart, using baskets till they're full, return to cart and empty basket. Works well until a diligent...
  10. I have "myNumotion" on my laptop. Status of...

    I have "myNumotion" on my laptop. Status of orders and/or repairs can be seen although they are usually behind real time. Can contact Permobil with the app and usually get a reply that day or next....
  11. Thread: Colonoscopy

    by Gearhead
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    Plan to do nothing but be ready and set up for...

    Plan to do nothing but be ready and set up for many trips to the thrown, the day before procedure (prep day).
    Putting on pants can cause problems = slow you down when the SUDDEN urge hits. Towel on...
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    The more I study it, the more I want one. First...

    The more I study it, the more I want one. First thing I'd adjust for my fit (if I get one), reduce the prostate hump/cell (cushion folks call them leg separators). Adjustability of cells really...
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    They are proud of that U handle. Some of the...

    They are proud of that U handle. Some of the "therapy plastic" (don't know what is called) I had for hand splints would be my thoughts for making one.

    Wish I could find something for my...
  14. Thread: Tesla truck

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    I hope the body style is a concept. Love the...

    I hope the body style is a concept. Love the tail gate ramp.
  15. Thread: Tesla truck

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    Tesla truck

    So many useful features at a reasonable price.
    14 minutes, watch.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=464puoD09dM
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    Looks like Rt one had brush skipping.

    Looks like Rt one had brush skipping.
  17. I think Nonoise is right. EZ Lock should not be...

    I think Nonoise is right. EZ Lock should not be affected by the courtesy feature.
    However, after thinking about it for a moment, it could be wired that way to prevent EZ Lock from being...
  18. Thread: Vitamin D

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    For 5 years my yearly blood tests showed low D...

    For 5 years my yearly blood tests showed low D despite taking 5000 IU x 2 daily. Then my D was high so I went to 1 x daily. Next year it was still high so I asked why (as if I was doing something...
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    IF you have power seat tilt you can use that...

    IF you have power seat tilt you can use that function as a jack. With foot plates flipped up, tilt seat enough to allow a 4x4 wood to fit under foot rest mount center. Then tilt forward, foot rest...
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    "The Very Long Engagement" (might be "A" instead...

    "The Very Long Engagement" (might be "A" instead of "The" if you search it)
    French with subtitles.
    WW1 time frame, soldiers and the woman left behind perspective. Brilliantly written and...
  21. Thread: winter

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    29 degrees early this morning. Read (somewhere)...

    29 degrees early this morning. Read (somewhere) that it was warmer in Alaska.
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    1st, disengage - re engage motors. Ensure engage...

    1st, disengage - re engage motors. Ensure engage lever(s) are fully engaged. If problem goes away it was because motor lever wasn't engaged fully. Usually leaves a code but not always.
    Semi...
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    Do all 4 caster wheels spin and swivel freely? ...

    Do all 4 caster wheels spin and swivel freely?

    Next time you need to leave your chair somewhere, lock it (see owners manual).
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    Check the manufacturer and/or DME website (look...

    Check the manufacturer and/or DME website (look for decals on chair). A phone call may be needed. I looked and only found V6 as a mid drive. RWD was a V4 model. It's important to know exactly the...
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    Whew, almost $1000 but looks like a useful tool. ...

    Whew, almost $1000 but looks like a useful tool. Web site says insurance may cover it.
    https://www.pantsupeasyoffers.com/
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