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Thread: TiLite ZRA, TiLite TRA or Quickie 7R

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    I agree, the Tilite chairs frame does have a lifetime warranty so you should get a new one, you will likely have to pay shipping and handling but Tilite will replace it.

    I had a problem with a TR frame twisting on me and Tilite built a new one to spec and had it out to me in a couple months. You should at least look into it as all it will cost you is some time and you could get a new frame...

    The looks are a preference and I do agree the Z frame design is simpler and quite functional but I prefer the looks, rigidity and the opportunity to utilize products designed for bikes to attach to the TR frame. The less proprietary mobility aid products I can access the better it is for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmay View Post
    I agree, the Tilite chairs frame does have a lifetime warranty so you should get a new one, you will likely have to pay shipping and handling but Tilite will replace it.

    I had a problem with a TR frame twisting on me and Tilite built a new one to spec and had it out to me in a couple months. You should at least look into it as all it will cost you is some time and you could get a new frame...

    The looks are a preference and I do agree the Z frame design is simpler and quite functional but I prefer the looks, rigidity and the opportunity to utilize products designed for bikes to attach to the TR frame. The less proprietary mobility aid products I can access the better it is for me.

    Cheers,
    Hmmm..I wonder if I should pursue that?
    I think the early TRc must have much different structure than the later TRx chairs. I picked up a ZX-1 power module so I could attach it and get around our very hilly rural neighborhood. The lower frame tubes block the ZX from docking and there's no solution excepting another chair. I guess that's also why I find my TRc to be a problem loading across my body into the car and your's isn't (I'm 200lbs/not very big)
    If Ti would warrantee my frame, hopefully I'd receive a newer design.
    Worth a try! Who to contact? Certainly not my DME! They suck! (still waiting for revolution or refund for Frogs Legs they can't put on the AeroZ that took almost 2 yrs to get from them!) At least I can now attach my ZX-1 to my house chair.
    69yo male T12 complete since 1995
    NW NJ

  3. #13
    If you read the fine print in their warranty, TiLite considers the "lifetime" of their frames to be 5 years.


  4. #14
    I have had over 12 chairs since injury. I have the luxury of being injured on the job workers comp. Best chairs in my opinion are Ti lites my Tr chair is an awesome chair.

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