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    :Hand control

    Been building my own portable hand controls for 30 years. Made some for friends. One of them has convinced me to make them to sell. SOOO.
    Do you use one?
    What's your disability?
    How tall are you?


    Pros:
    The ones I have require no tools to put on or adjust. Adjust for length. Take 5 minutes to put on , 30 seconds to take off. Break down small enough to carry in luggage or back pack. Should cost about half of anything on the market.
    Cons:
    Butt ugly. No chrome, no fancy handles. If you want paint, diy.

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    Usable by a quad? C5/6

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    Picture?
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    Portable and safe with no tools needed?
    From the time you were born till you ride in a hearse, there is nothing so bad that it couldn't be worse!

    All fringe benifits must be authorized by Helen Waite, if you want your SCI fixed go to Helen Waite!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oldtimer View Post
    Portable and safe with no tools needed?
    Portable as in something you take with you to use on a rental car. That's why I first started making my own. Showing up to get a rental car and they had none with hand controls on. Or the car they had was a huge 4 door, that you couldn't get your chair in.

    No tools needed to put them on or off. THere are portable hand controls that require you to carry wrenches to put them on and take off. TSA doesn't like tools in your carry on luggage.
    Safe? Define what you consider safe, please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baldfatdad View Post
    Define what you consider safe, please.
    Safe as in no bendable/flexable parts and safe as in not coming apart or lose from rough roads, potholes, heavy brakeing, etc.
    From the time you were born till you ride in a hearse, there is nothing so bad that it couldn't be worse!

    All fringe benifits must be authorized by Helen Waite, if you want your SCI fixed go to Helen Waite!

    Why be politically correct when you can be right!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oldtimer View Post
    Safe as in no bendable/flexable parts and safe as in not coming apart or lose from rough roads, potholes, heavy brakeing, etc.
    Excellent point. I grew up in Wisconsin and Colorado. Am well aware of the abuse a vehicle takes in those places. I've used my controls to run SOLO I. So they have to be dependable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baldfatdad View Post
    Excellent point. I grew up in Wisconsin and Colorado. Am well aware of the abuse a vehicle takes in those places. I've used my controls to run SOLO I. So they have to be dependable.
    I guess I missed something. What is SOLO I?
    From the time you were born till you ride in a hearse, there is nothing so bad that it couldn't be worse!

    All fringe benifits must be authorized by Helen Waite, if you want your SCI fixed go to Helen Waite!

    Why be politically correct when you can be right!

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    Yes picture please. Right hand drive.

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    Stable, easy to put on, right hand side, push for brake, pull down for gas, thats about it!
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