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To Old Lars
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Clod    Posted 07-24-2004 at 17:45:52       [Reply]  [No Email]
Mister Im glad you came by last night,i enjoyed reading the things you posted,.


Burrhead    Posted 07-24-2004 at 18:43:31       [Reply]  [No Email]
yep I appreciate him going to the trouble to share his disabled sporting info.

Some of the boys in Houston who have partial use of their upper body was asking questions the other day about building fishing gear they would be able to use so I'll refer them to Lars site.

The majority of the folks I saw when I went to the hospital were 25 to 30 years old and had been at least partial paralyzed due to car wrecks.


old lars    Posted 07-24-2004 at 19:13:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
thanks folks,i been hammered hard over the years a few times an by grace of god i can walk now but not too well or for too long so i just pace myself and still get what i need ta done,having my left arm loaded with stainless steel and a few strokes kinda makes fishin a pain but man i live for a good fight on the line !,i am just glad that they can make use of it.for a while i had my physcal therapy/cast lady make me a few differnt strap on splints so i could hunt with my rifle and hold a rod just by cuttin an heatin the sheet plastic they use for em to the way i wanted it to support the rod or rifle.i just hope it helps them out is all.


Old Sarge    Posted 07-24-2004 at 19:37:08       [Reply]  [No Email]
Lars,
I didn't say thanks but I will now. I bookmarked your site to my favorites.

Now if I can figger how to get my power chair to float mebbe I kin get closer to the water. Got my son working on a rig to work with right hand only. Left one is paralyzed. Grip but NO control.


Clod    Posted 07-24-2004 at 19:41:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
Well,,Old Sarge..I aint there yet but Im headed that way.I used to could jump a bobwire fence flatfooted.


deadcarp    Posted 07-24-2004 at 20:07:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
Well just use a lower fence when yo feel like jumping, clod. lol
Lars, i too had a stroke about a year ago, and i recently went back and read an old Friday report from when i was in therapy. Boy, it's been a long trail from there! I thought my arm was about as good as it could get and i couldn't swing a hammer for 6 months but every day it gets a little better, even now. I've cast a fishing line, reach to pull the car door shut, hold a pistol reasonably steady, comb my hair, lotsa things. Write you status down and look back after awhile - yup it gets better! :)


old lars    Posted 07-24-2004 at 20:02:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
sarge the got elektric reels now out tehyre,maybe use one of them or find a 12 volt motor ta hook up somehow to the reels crankside?i can reel but grippins hard as hell on me to do still,i had ta learn how ta cast right an reel righty as i caint do it lefty no more.


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