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    I think it's about 1.2 kg, which is heavy but I...

    I think it's about 1.2 kg, which is heavy but I have seen heavier. It is a problem though in that I think I've put too much weight above the wings, the plane is not stable enough even in very light...
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    Yeah RC Groups is the place to go for all things...

    Yeah RC Groups is the place to go for all things FPV. Might post my story there sometime soon.
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    Thanks everyone! I've spent most of my money...

    Thanks everyone!

    I've spent most of my money buying planes at a Hong Kong-based online shop called Hobbyking. It's very cheap, although a bit of research is always required to figure out what's...
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    RC plane flying. Fly-by-mouth!

    Hi everyone , thought i'd post about my new hobby in the hope there might be others on here with an interest in RC flying.

    Growing up the only thing I ever wanted to be was a pilot but a diving...
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    Hey GJ, Thanks for sharing the results of your...

    Hey GJ,

    Thanks for sharing the results of your searches. Looking at some of the pictures around I seem to only have a very mild case of it but will still get a specimen tested to check that I...
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    No Thanksgiving in this part of the world and I...

    No Thanksgiving in this part of the world and I don't eat turkey, so I doubt it's from that :)

    I've already had one catheter change and it has returned, so I could be stuck with it for a while.
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    Thanks KLD, sorry I should have searched first,...

    Thanks KLD, sorry I should have searched first, just assumed that it was freakish enough to not have been mentioned before! First I've heard of it.

    Interestingly the Wikipedia entry on it mentions...
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    Blue/grey/purple discolouring of SP catheter

    Well this is a new one for me after 12 years with a suprapubic catheter! Urine has gone smelly and the silicone catheter has got a blue/grey tinge to it, with a slight hint of purple, from the...
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    :-( Sad news, he was a great intellect. Here...

    :-( Sad news, he was a great intellect.

    Here he is on free speech: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3Hg-Y7MugU
    Still one of my favourite YouTube videos.
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    I control my TV/TiVo/stereo plus lots of other...

    I control my TV/TiVo/stereo plus lots of other things by voice with a USBIRT connected to my computer.

    I have Dragon NaturallySpeaking Pro and create custom commands to tell a home automation...
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    I always wear compression stockings and pretty...

    I always wear compression stockings and pretty much always get fairly deep red crease marks in one place at the top of my feet. It looks bad but my skin has never actually broken down from it after...
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    Thanks for the reply CWO. I spoke to my local...

    Thanks for the reply CWO. I spoke to my local spinal nurse today (my primary physician is not really up on spinal stuff) who recommended going to the ER as soon as possible and get an MRI as it's not...
  13. Just to maybe offer some hope.. I got a...

    Just to maybe offer some hope.. I got a suprapubic catheter over 10 years ago and after a trouble-free first 18 months, started having huge problems with sediment and bladder stones. Then all of a...
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    Syrinx? Very worried.

    Hi,

    I'm a C4/5 complete quad 10 years post injury, and have been very sick recently with flu/chest infection. I can't cough well enough to clear the mucus off my chest by myself so have been...
  15. Thread: compacted bowels

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    Forgot to say that what really cleaned me out in...

    Forgot to say that what really cleaned me out in hospital was "picoprep" which is what they give to people before a colonoscopy. It was a mess, but did the trick. Hopefully you can deal with it at...
  16. Thread: compacted bowels

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    Sounds very similar to what I've just gone...

    Sounds very similar to what I've just gone through. Had a few weeks of small hard pebbles with the bowel routine, that needed lots of dig stim to move and occasionally would come down then go back...
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    Hi KLD, thanks for your reply. I don't have any...

    Hi KLD, thanks for your reply. I don't have any of those serious symptoms, just the abnormal smell. I have a cystoscopy each year and I got the all clear at the last one about eight months ago. ...
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    Persistent UTI

    Hi,

    I've had a suprapubic catheter in for about 10 years now, and have probably had less than five infections in that time. Seems like I've had one for the last couple of months though, with...
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    Yeah the haemorrhoidectomy (think that's what...

    Yeah the haemorrhoidectomy (think that's what it's called, good old voice recognition software for the spelling!) sounds like nasty stuff, hope I don't need that any time soon as I reckon that would...
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    Thanks smokey, turns out it was just a small...

    Thanks smokey, turns out it was just a small amount of packing which came out easily, but it also had stimulated my bowel, luckily it worked when I got up on the commode for a shower. Only minimal...
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    Banded haemorrhoids

    Hi,

    I had some bands put in about 10 hours ago and managed to come away from the hospital without enough info on what to do the next day. I'll be ringing them tomorrow, but was hoping to get some...
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    Terrible news, even though I'm only an occasional...

    Terrible news, even though I'm only an occasional visitor I still knew him to be helpful, funny and positive. Very sad.
  23. Thanks for your reply mingo. I should have...

    Thanks for your reply mingo.

    I should have said that I am in a power chair and the grade shouldn't be a problem if I get an 8 foot ramp. The ramp will also be fixed to the vehicle so it just...
  24. Replacing hydraulic lift with a ramp in my van, downsides?

    Hi,

    I have a clunky old van with an even clunkier old Braun hydraulic lift in the back of it that I would like to replace as it slows the loading process and is a bit too heavy to handle for my...
  25. Thread: Plugged Nose

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    Another clogged nose sufferer here.

    Another clogged nose sufferer here.
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