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Old 07-01-2013
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Re: Handicapped Access to Salon?

'stuck in the salon' with a 'cooler full of beer' watching the world drift by while someone else does the gruntwork - nice work if you can get it!

Personal mobility questions adressed to himself below - do not answer if you don't want to. It's easier to prescribe if we know what you can and cannot do.
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Can you walk at all, or transfer to a mobility device? Trying to minimize the weight added to the boom, I am thinking of a snatch-block mounted over the hatchway with a cable running to a roller-furling-like winch, with a hand control you can use to raise or lower yourself. How do you get around in the cockpit & salon? How is your upper-body & arm strength? Have you looked at swimming-pool lifts?
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