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Griptång att använda (inte bara) på motorbåt, (svensk text)

Reach extender
Reach extender

The user uses the reach extender to grasp the wheelchair
The user uses the reach extender to grasp the wheelchair

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Pliers - front

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Pliers - handle

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Reach extender for use on motorboat (and other purposes)

Strong reach extender appropriate for use on boat – suitable for wheelchair users

Description
Used for purposes such as picking up ropes from the water, tools dropped in the engine compartment, or to reach the wheelchair in conjunction with transfers to and from the boat (see associated tip).

Model: Pick-Up Tool

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Editors comments
This model is not available anymore, but there are similar strong reach extenders on the market (last checked June 2017).

Tip is dated from 2006

Categories for this tip
carrying, moving and handling objects » lifting and carrying, picking up/taking down, recreation, leisure » water sports and boats, Tips and tricks from people with High paraplegia with impaired balance (Th 2-10, ASIA A, B).

Related tips: 1

User sitting on boat and pulling wheelchair toward himself with reach extenderBringing the wheelchair onto the motorboat
Moving wheelchair onto boat
Tip is dated from 2006.

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