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  1. Thread: x5 frontier

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    **INITIATING THREAD RESURRECTION** Learned...

    **INITIATING THREAD RESURRECTION**

    Learned something new last week.

    I got to be a Guinea pig for a couple Dynamic engineers last week, giving feedback on a new controller design they are...
  2. Thread: Next Mobility

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    I called MTS Mobility today(888-489-6398) and...

    I called MTS Mobility today(888-489-6398) and inquired about getting a couple parts for my old OmegaTrac. The lady I spoke with seemed informed and helpful.

    During our conversation she mentioned...
  3. Thread: x5 frontier

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    I picked up another caster through my DME. Once...

    I picked up another caster through my DME. Once I got my 2nd X5 I had plenty of spares. I know you can get the tires online, just read the side of tire and google the relevant info.

    I don't care...
  4. Thread: x5 frontier

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    Good advice, Amy. Best to add slime when the...

    Good advice, Amy. Best to add slime when the tire is completely flat, and then fill with air. (about 3.5lbs/sq in)
  5. Thread: x5 frontier

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    If you're not getting flats you're probably OK. ...

    If you're not getting flats you're probably OK. If you don't already have a set, you might consider picking up picking up a pair of extra drive wheels and caster wheels.

    I hate flats but I really...
  6. Thread: x5 frontier

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    You can find these tires ~$20 a pop online. ...

    You can find these tires ~$20 a pop online. Here's one place to look. The size you need is 145/70-6.

    They do help. While they don't work miracles, I would get stuck in that mudhole in the...
  7. Thread: x5 frontier

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    That's probably Exhibit A as to why I'm single,...

    That's probably Exhibit A as to why I'm single, LOL. :)

    I did hose down before going inside, but I still managed to get mud everywhere. If fact, I was still shedding dirt clods days later.

    I...
  8. Thread: x5 frontier

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    Forestranger52, as my OT does not have tilt,...

    Forestranger52, as my OT does not have tilt, climbing in reverse as you describe is not possible for me. I'm not sure I'd want to do that on a regular basis anyway, LOL.

    I'm glad your OT gives...
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    I've bought my own a few times, to keep a buffer...

    I've bought my own a few times, to keep a buffer supply. Here's where I've purchased some in the past.
  10. Thread: x5 frontier

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    Hi forestranger52. I'm sorry to hear you're...

    Hi forestranger52. I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulties with your X5. What seating system do you have on your chair? Mine is the regular IIM MPS back with a seat pan, w/ tilt and recline....
  11. Thread: x5 frontier

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    As an outdoor - only chair, the X8 would be...

    As an outdoor - only chair, the X8 would be fantastic I'm sure.(I got to drive its predecessor, the X4)

    Its not really something for me, though. I like a one chair I can use inside and out. The...
  12. Thread: x5 frontier

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    Good discussion, guys. Like forestranger52, I...

    Good discussion, guys.

    Like forestranger52, I too have an X5 and an OmegaTrac. However, for me, the X5 is by far the superior chair. The main thing to take away from this thread, IMO, is YMMV. ...
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