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    I'm in the East Bay near Hayward. When I had...

    I'm in the East Bay near Hayward. When I had Kaiser I was stuck with National Seating and Mobility. Avoid.

    I've used Wheelchairs of Berkeley as a private payer for minor repairs and liked them....
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    I just got my new ZRA. From the time I approved...

    I just got my new ZRA. From the time I approved the drawing to UPS delivering it to my doorstep was a little over a month.

    I should say I have no insurance and did not go thru a DME, I self paid...
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    Hey sowseng, this is good to know. I will...

    Hey sowseng,

    this is good to know. I will have to try out some in the future and see the difference. Do you have a brand of tire you prefer?

    I've only had one chair that I ran pneumatics...
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    yeah, i'm going to try and cut it up, dropping...

    yeah, i'm going to try and cut it up, dropping the RSH helped a lot and it fits better now, but I'd like to cut some off the bottom and back of the cushion to fit better. If not i can just get a...
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    Thanks! I adjusted the whole chair and it...

    Thanks!


    I adjusted the whole chair and it works perfect. I really like it. I lowered the RSH as far as it would go, sqaured the casters and moved the COG to 4". Its even better now and solved...
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    LOL. Yeah, I got in it and pushed it and it went...

    LOL. Yeah, I got in it and pushed it and it went down the whole hallway...I think my first words were..."The eff is this?" I just flew down a hallway without 20 pushes to the chair. And I turned...
  7. so glad to see you have a new one! congrats. And...

    so glad to see you have a new one! congrats. And BTW, i LOVE that color scheme! Hm. I may have to get one of those at some point. Cheers!
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    Thanks Lin and Chas I'll try and take more...

    Thanks Lin and Chas

    I'll try and take more pics at some point.


    After riding around in it some things are off and so I'm going to have to try some adjustments to this chair. First, my...
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    Hi Sowseng I like them and they feel fine....

    Hi Sowseng

    I like them and they feel fine. I've almost always had solids though so don't have much experience to compare solid vs. air. I really like that they come in different colors too. The...
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    haha! thanks nofuss:) Those spokes are actually...

    haha! thanks nofuss:) Those spokes are actually red, although I would like some orange ones too! I'm tired of blue and cool colors. Now I look like I'm on fire! I'd like to see your chair if you...
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    New Chair

    Hi everyone I thought i would stop by and share my new chair with you. i took the advice i was last given and I am really glad I did. Overall the chair is amazing.

    My old, crappy folder had the...
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    The anti-tips can rotate like that so they are...

    The anti-tips can rotate like that so they are out of the way since I don't use tippers. The box broke and fell off that footrest. The bolts rusted through and snapped. I have it back on now though...
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    Thanks! I'm glad it makes more sense. I know its...

    Thanks! I'm glad it makes more sense. I know its a tough one so it may just be one of those things I'll have to have someone in person look at. Then again...all my previous chairs were the result of...
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    Hi Lin! Yeah, I've got a nice powerchair, but it...

    Hi Lin! Yeah, I've got a nice powerchair, but it needs repairs. Its cool, I'm just having a tough time without an HMO leading me around as to what I'm getting.

    I didn't ask for anything on the...
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    thank you, oh yes, i know everyone wants to help....

    thank you, oh yes, i know everyone wants to help. i've learned a lot here. i don't post a lot as I don't know a lot, but i read and learn. i relied heavily on DMEs and insurance making decisions in...
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    Hi nofuss!!! wow thank you so much for your...

    Hi nofuss!!!

    wow thank you so much for your words. Yeah, i was really nervous about it, especially as I don't have sci and didn't want to make anyone uncomfortable. I know its such a weird...
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    Im still here, just checked the forum today so am...

    Im still here, just checked the forum today so am reading the thread now.

    sorry for sounding so confusing, yeah smileys are my downfall, lol. i was trying to not sound rude so over do it.
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    K, I went ahead and sent them a note asking to...

    K, I went ahead and sent them a note asking to cancel the order:) I'll figure it out I guess. I'll try and get this POS chair fixed in the mean time, lol. thank you guys!
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    :) thanks for replying... I had to try and...

    :) thanks for replying...

    I had to try and take the measurements from my old chair to this one. I don't have a doctor (haven't seen one in about 5 years) and am not able to get a doctor or...
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    Thanks Chas:) Yeah, I'm mostly guestimating...

    Thanks Chas:)

    Yeah, I'm mostly guestimating on some of it, probably why I screwed up the back angle, lol.

    I'm just going to say 90, I don't want another drawing because it costs money:/

    I...
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    :) They told me I will be charged $227 extra...

    :)

    They told me I will be charged $227 extra for the length of the chair I ordered for what is considered 20" + Frame Depth. The seat is 19", but I added two extra to the frame since I use the...
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    CAD drawing suggestions please

    hi guys!

    I ended up purchasing a ZRA for my new chair. I did my best to get the measurements from my folding chair to the ZRA and had to guestimate some things. I couldn't afford both the chair...
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    I'm waiting on a demo they said is coming into...

    I'm waiting on a demo they said is coming into the bay area sometime this month. I'm over in Hayward, WoSM/Berkeley is supposed to be getting one in I think.

    Let me know if you like it, arod, I'm...
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    I think that is great you were able to train such...

    I think that is great you were able to train such a wonderful dog! I've had 5 working dogs over the last 15-ish years (2 died within the first year from genetic disease), one didn't work out, one was...
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    Bah, you aren't starting a fight:) You can have...

    Bah, you aren't starting a fight:) You can have your own beliefs however you want! It doesn't bother me. I had more than one animal rights activist (in a not so friendly way:() get after me about...
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