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Offline desertrat144

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Mud, soft ground, sand & wheelchairs.
« on: October 14, 2011, 05:17:59 PM »
This is from a ADAAA CEU I attended yesterday.  When faced with mud, soft ground, sand, &c. ground, get some of the Red (colored) Wood or heavy plastic Snow Fence to deploy over these areas.  It provides a good walkway for disabled folks using scooters and wheelchairs* a for those on foot as well.
                   * The larger scooters and power chairs may need a double layer to accomodate the weight.

Tom
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Re: Mud, soft ground, sand & wheelchairs.
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2011, 05:48:35 PM »
A great idea.  Thanks for sharing Tom!  BTW, how's the new van?

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Re: Mud, soft ground, sand & wheelchairs.
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2011, 08:48:07 PM »
It's a cheap and easy work around.  The simplicity of it, and the "who da thunk?" beauty was inspiring.

The new van is great, and being free after being basically house bound for 8 months is wondrous.  Along the way the ramp deploy remotes were disappeared so I'm looking for a TechTronics Power Touch Jr. 814 2 button remote, see attachment for description.

Added 5/1/12: found a separate rf remote relay, another relay, a fuse and wired to a 'hot spot'- Let there be remote ramp deploy! Cost less than $20 to boot.  Tom
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Re: Mud, soft ground, sand & wheelchairs.
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2011, 01:28:30 AM »
RE the remote:  I will check with our resident vehicle mod specialist and will get back to you ASAP.

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Re: Mud, soft ground, sand & wheelchairs.
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2011, 08:53:50 PM »
Thanks, its appreciated,

Tom
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Re: Mud, soft ground, sand & wheelchairs.
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2012, 08:25:27 PM »
Two pieces of plywood allowed me to shoot and move from the firing line to the equipment line with my wheelchair.

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Re: Mud, soft ground, sand & wheelchairs.
« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2012, 12:24:02 AM »
North Country Lady used her aluminum folding ramp today at the Columbia, Maine Appleseed. It poured rain during the night and the firing line was soft. The ramp let her back away from the firing line safely and efficiently.
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