Wheelchair Narrowing Device

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To Narrow Your Chair.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Describes method to temporarily narrow a wheelchair. Suggests pulling the front or rear posts of the wheelchair together with a strong leather belt or a straightened coat hanger. AUTHOR: Lunt, S TITLE: Handbook for the Disabled: Ideas and Inventions for Easier Living REF: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons: p 212 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1616 PAGES (including cover): 2 1982.

Width Varying Device For Wheelchairs.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Narrowing wheelchairs for doorway access. The device can be mounted on any size wheelchair with a folding crossbrace. Does not interfere with folding the chair. Can be installed for right or left hand use. Only two fingers needed to activate switch. A geared low speed motor is mounted on one side of the chair frame. A strap is attached to the opposite side of the frame and to the motor pulley. Pressing the switch operates the pulley to pull the sides o

 
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