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Melrose Orion Basketball Wheelchair

ILC Reference NO 43:27:002
Item sourced from ILC VIC database

Melrose Orion Basketball wheelchair

Short Description
A New Zealand made, rigid frame wheelchair for playing basketball which can be fully custom made. This wheelchair is made from aluminium or titanium and is built to the user specifications including size, rake and camber. It has fixed camber bars and adjustable back height, footplate length and wheel width. Available in adult or children size. It is available with one or two castors. The three wheeled model has a detachable bumper bar so it can be used for basketball and tennis.

Price Guide
Refer to supplier details for pricing.

More Details
Other Models
Gazzelle tennis wheelchair.
Rhino Rugby Wheelchair.

Rigid frame with powdercoat finish in a number of colors.
The frame can be reinforced by customising.

Adjustable tension, padded slung seat.
Seat dimensions including rake (angle of seat to backrest), seat width, seat depth and seat height are made to user specifications.

Tension adjustable slung, padded back upholstery.
Adjustable back height.

Fixed footplate hangers which are height adjustable.

Quick release, 24 inch spoked wheels on alloy rims as standard.
25 inch and 26 inch rear wheels are optional with various options.
Tyres can be smooth or tread, high pressure or solid.

Single or double Rollerblade castors as standard.

Spoke guards
Rigid skirt guards
Harness and waist strap
Non slip cushions
ABS on footplate
Anti tips
Detachable bumper bar
Custom powder coat
Rubber coated push rims

5 years on the frame.

Refer to the supplier and manufacturer manual for maintenance instructions and safety warnings.

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Place Of Manufacture
Melrose (New Zealand)

Supplier Information
Name:  Melrose
Price:  POA
  13 Blenheim Avenue
  Glen Waverley
  Vic  3150

Phone:   (03) 9561 8478
FAX:  (03) 9561 8338
  Will visit clients by appointment (does not have a formal showroom currently).
   Will cover metropolitan, country and interstate locations on request.

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