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Fishing Rod Holder For Wheelchair

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PURPOSE: To enable an individual with quadriplegia to fish. A purchased rod mount was used to make a lightweight rod holder which clamps to the footplate strut of a wheelchair. The holder is made from 19 millimeter chrome-plated steel curtain rods. A horizontal arm passes from the footplate strut on the right side, a vertical arm to the appropriate height, and then a smaller horizontal arm coming toward the user's body. The connection between the arms are machined from 25 millimeter square rod. The central one can be pivoted so the user can set the rod at the best position. TITLE: Wheelchair Fishing and Photography. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol 21 no 4, Summer 2001: p.14-15. PAGES (including cover): 3 2001.

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03/30/2004
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Technical Aid To The Disabled (TAD)
Technical Aid To The Disabled (TAD) Organization Type: 
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TAD is a charity organisation that has the authority to fundraise. TAD uses volunteers dedicated to the design, construction and provision of aids for people with disabilities. Members of TAD provide a resource pool comprising a range of design, engineering, rehabilitation, computer, therapy and other professional and technical skills. Aids custom-designed by TAD volunteers are described in the TAD Journal.
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Email address: tad@tadnsw.org.au
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http://www.tadnsw.org.au
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Therapeutic Aids
 
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