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    TiLite 2GX/Aero X on ebay- questions

    Hi all, I'm looking for a folding backup chair and I'm considering these 3 TiLites on ebay. I've posted some questions/concerns below, and would appreciate any feedback as well as any potential red...
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    Lin, look to see if they're offering shuttle...

    Lin, look to see if they're offering shuttle service from the train station to the expo. This is what they do in NJ and I'd be surprised not to see it offered in Chicago too - it really enables a lot...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks!
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    You're right, definitely their responsibility....

    You're right, definitely their responsibility. But I'm sure you, like me, are all too familiar with how clueless hotel staff can be about accessibility. After having a conversation where I was told...
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    Portland, OR accessible taxis?

    I'm traveling to Portland in a few weeks and my hotel will pay for an accessible taxi, since their airport shuttle does not have a lift. Can anyone from Portland tell me whether getting an accessible...
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    Thanks for the suggestions all. amyk, I have...

    Thanks for the suggestions all. amyk, I have successfully used (and enjoyed) a Roho in the past, but that's a good point to think about how it will work with my current & future balance/trunk...
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    I have Friedreich's Ataxia, not an SCI. It's a...

    I have Friedreich's Ataxia, not an SCI. It's a progressive neurological condition that impairs my proprioception and coordination. I have mostly normal sensation. I find the desk chair more...
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    Desk chair cushion

    I sit in a desk chair at my office and I need a cushion for it. I'm not at high risk for pressure sores but lately I have been feeling pretty uncomfy while seated (including in my wheelchair, but...
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    I've been considering this one on Amazon. Great...

    I've been considering this one on Amazon. Great to have a personal recommendation.

    And all these ideas are really helpful, thanks!
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    getting snow off car

    What are your tips/tricks for cleaning snow off your car? I had to do it for the first time today, and found that the height of my Mazda 5 makes it really difficult to get much snow off the top &...
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    That's what I've been doing, but not always...

    That's what I've been doing, but not always knowing where my limbs are in space + taking hand off brake is not a great/safe combo.


    I hear you on the "keep it up/no breaks" part. I switched to...
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    Perfect, KLD! While I'm not opposed to rigging...

    Perfect, KLD! While I'm not opposed to rigging something up myself, those look a lot easier. Thanks all!
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    Help me reach my turn signal

    I've been driving this car for about a month. I can't hit the turn signal while my hand is on the controls, like I am used to. Pic is below, if that helps. I'd say the throttle & signal are 5-6...
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    I recently put slime in my Schwalbe Right Runs....

    I recently put slime in my Schwalbe Right Runs. Now I carry around a CO2 cartridge & inflator, which should hopefully get me back on my wheels much easier than changing the tube.
  15. Quickie Freestyle front hangers, or homemade footrest ideas?

    I recently got a used powerchair, a Quickie Freestyle M11, to play around with, and I'm trying to make it fit me better. As you can see, the front hangers are mismatched and are quite different...
  16. I can't believe I never saw this thread before!...

    I can't believe I never saw this thread before! This is a HUGE pet peeve/personal issue of mine. Chasmengr, I love your sign! I have considered something similar but the biggest problems I have are...
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    I was worried about any play being too much, as I...

    I was worried about any play being too much, as I have bad balance & coordination and rely on my chair to stay still during transfers. Now that I have the Surelocks on, there is some play (though...
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    Don't forget taxis. I rode in an accessible cab...

    Don't forget taxis. I rode in an accessible cab for the first time yesterday and even with the Q-straints, it would have been terrifying without wheel locks.
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    It took a while. I had to get on him a few times...

    It took a while. I had to get on him a few times for status updates, and it took longer than necessary I think. So don't be afraid to ask him what's up!

    My partner installed them for me. No...
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    Surelock pics

    I got Surelocks about 2 months ago, and I am loving them. Here are some pictures (sorry for my crappy phone's camera):

    Discs & locking mechanism totally blend in:
    http://i.imgur.com/GaAy8l.jpg
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    amyk- it sounds like we have similar limitations....

    amyk- it sounds like we have similar limitations. I have cheap fake Ugg-style boots that I wear as slippers (I don't wear leather so they are perfect for me, but you could get something more...
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    Update: it was completely fine. Unlocked the...

    Update: it was completely fine. Unlocked the wheels on the first flight and didn't mention anything to the flight attendant. On the way back I actually forgot and left them locked (I was preoccupied...
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    The metal underneath won't be anodized the same...

    The metal underneath won't be anodized the same way regular metal handrims are, so it will react with skin (or something) leading to black grime on hands constantly. I know from personal experience...
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    Good to hear. I am just so used to dealing with...

    Good to hear. I am just so used to dealing with stupid chair damage on flights, that I felt like, of course they will find some way to screw this up. I'm glad you feel it is unlikely. I think the...
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    No, z-frame. But that got me thinking, I could...

    No, z-frame. But that got me thinking, I could temporarily relocate the surelock handle to the cross-bar under my seat. That way I can reach it when I need to but they won't be able to find it....
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