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    Originally posted by Emi:

    I used my portable hoyer lift, but do you want something you could use independently?
    Emi, could you please tell me where you got your portable hoyer lift, its cost, weight, etc. Thanks.

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    oh, I think that step idea will work for me. I was thinking some type of lift I could just scoot onto and lift myself up to chair level and then transfer to my chair. and vice versa to safely get down to the floor from my chair. (I have yet to figure out a graceful way to get to the floor from my chair. I can do it fine from bed to floor..but, chair to floor ain't purtty)
    I don't think it will be hard at all to build. thanks all.

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    Originally posted by Quad62:

    Originally posted by Emi:
    I used my portable hoyer lift, but do you want something you could use independently?
    Emi, could you please tell me where you got your portable hoyer lift, its cost, weight, etc. Thanks.
    Sorry, I didn't mean truly portable, jut that it could be rolled around. I use a ceiling lift now.

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    There are many medical supply houses that will sell both battery powered and hand cranked lifts. They are about 2K. Search on google,
    I saw an engine block lift that you can buy for $300 from an auto parts supply store that would also do the trick.

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    Hello Amanda..Don't know if this would be of interest to you..I've been trying come up with a solution for the same problem that you posted and I found this lift used for bathing..May be something that would help..

    http://www.noboundaries.tv/bath1.htm

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    I to, have been looking for a "hoyer lift" I could use independently, and have found nothing. Unfortunately, all the lifts I have seen, including ceiling type lifts, require an attendant.

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    I can offer you two possible products...first it depends on your weight unfortunately.

    I have the same type of problem being a person with a brittle bone disease called OI for short.

    Anyway, surf on over to http://www.motionconcepts.com/case_in_point.htm and look at the first link there. That young man's lift looks just like what you are looking for. Not sure of a weight requirement though.

    Also, I have a Permobil Playman Robo that works okay for me. The chair is a bit of a pain to work on however.

    Also, I have a platform lift as a backup in my home that I got from Canada. Although it is permanent sorta...it can be moved if you can move 300 pounds...but is very very stable and can lift 550 pounds from 2.5 inches up to over 30 inches high. Very stable and very low maintenance. I can't remember the name of the lift, but I can get it for you when I get home.

    Anyway, hope these provide some possible leads.

    Chad

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    Originally posted by KidShark:

    I can offer you two possible products...first it depends on your weight unfortunately.

    I have the same type of problem being a person with a brittle bone disease called OI for short.

    Anyway, surf on over to http://www.motionconcepts.com/case_in_point.htm and look at the first link there. That young man's lift looks just like what you are looking for. Not sure of a weight requirement though.

    Also, I have a Permobil Playman Robo that works okay for me. The chair is a bit of a pain to work on however.

    Also, I have a platform lift as a backup in my home that I got from Canada. Although it is permanent sorta...it can be moved if you can move 300 pounds...but is very very stable and can lift 550 pounds from 2.5 inches up to over 30 inches high. Very stable and very low maintenance. I can't remember the name of the lift, but I can get it for you when I get home.

    Anyway, hope these provide some possible leads.

    Chad
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    Yes, that is what I was talking about Hub, also, I remember the name of my platform lift is made by Bishamon, out of Canada. It cost about 2000 dollars, but VR helped me with mine.

    Chad

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    Here is something similar to what I use. My ATV lift cost me $58 at Costco.

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    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg...#more-pictures

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