Lawn Care

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Brush Grubber Brush-Clearning Device

The Brush Grubber Brush-Clearing Device is designed for use by individuals with back injuries, limited strength and endurance in their upper and lower extremities while working in the yard. The Brush Grubber Brush-Clearing Device is an attachment that is capable of pulling out small trees, bushes, and other overgrowth by the roots, thus eliminating either stumps or the chance of regrowth. Consisting of a pair of 360-degree-rotating 'grip pads' (each having eight spikes) attached to a spring-loa

Catch For Lawn Mower Grass Catcher

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with use of only one hand to attach a grass catcher to a lawn mower. The device is designed for lawn mowers requiring one hand to hold down a knob to lift the rear flap on the lawn mower while the other hand lifts the catcher and hooks it in place over the flap. A catch made of quarter-inch thick canvas Bakelite is mounted on a stainless steel flange collar that provides a base and enables the catch to have clearance to move. A similar collar si

Custom Adapted Wheelchair Lawnmower

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted lawn mower for an avid gardener and an individual enjoys working on her garden and also uses a manual wheelchair. Since sustaining a spinal cord injury, a woman uses a manual wheelchair for mobility but as a result she is no longer able to push a lawn mower and propel her wheelchair at the same time. To create a wheelchair lawnmower, a string line trimmer was modified to operate similar to an upright vacuum cleaner, pushin

Customized Hand Controls

The Customized Hand Controls are a driving control system designed for use by people with lower extremity or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury to use only their hands to operate automobiles, trucks, self-propelled lawn and garden equipment (including riding lawn mowers), and farm vehicles (including tractors). Each set of controls is individually developed for a user. The controls can be applied to the clutch, brakes, throttle and any other function of the vehicle. They can be int

Lawnbott Evolution

The Lawnbott Evolution is a robotic lawnmower designed for use by individuals with mobility, walking, balance or lower extremity disabilities, arthritis, or spinal cord injury. This mower is designed to cut grass without human involvement. It mows, returns to the charger, and goes back out to mow when needed, all automatically. This mower is designed to handle 33,000 square feet of yard, or more than one acre of actual grass, and up to a 27-degree slope. The unit is self-programming, and as it m

Lawnbott Professional

The Lawnbott Professional is a robotic lawnmower designed for use by individuals with balance, walking, lower extremity, or mobility disabilities or arthritis or spinal cord injury. This mower is designed to cut grass without human involvement. It mows, returns to the charger, and goes back out to mow when needed, all automatically. This mower is designed to handle up to a 1.25 acre lot with up to a 12- degree slope. Features include random spiral cutting and rain sensor. POWER: Uses rechargeabl

Power Lawn Mower Dead Man Switch

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Switch to turn off a power rotary lawn mower if the operator lets go of it. Intended as a safety factor. Describes an emergency turn-off switch for a power mower made with a bicycle caliper hand brake and brake cable. Switch is attached to the crosspiece of the mower handle and to a spring loaded spark grounding switch mounted on the engine block. COMMENTS: For information contact Leonard Anderson, Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas Rehabilit

Robomower (Model Rl1000)

The Robomower, model RL1000, is a robotic lawnmower designed for use by individuals with mobility, balance, walking, or lower extremity disabilities, arthritis, or spinal cord injury. It mows, returns to the charger, and goes back out to mow as scheduled by the user. This mower can handle up to a one-acre lot. The unit offers six blade settings in the front and two in the rear and features manual and automatic mowing modes, knobby drive wheels, and theft guard with password protection. An edger

Unger Nifty Nabber Bagger

Unger Nifty Nabber Bagger is designed for use by individuals with limited arm, shoulder and back movement as a result of arthritis, surgery or neurological involvement. It is a collapsible canvas trash bin that is ideal for retrieving and collecting litter. It is an ergonomic and lightweight bag that can be dragged along the ground while working. It holds up to 30 gallons. Its robust design allows the garment to be pulled on the ground. Its ergonomic design promotes less bending or lifting. Th

Weed Zinger Weeding Tool

The Weed Zinger Weeding Tool is a long reach weed pulling tool with spring release designed for use by individuals with limited balance and mobility. This long handle weeding aid allows users to get rid of weeds without bending, kneeling, or lifting. This eco-friendly steel constructed tool allows the user’s hands to stay clean and their yard to be chemical free. The Weed Zinger is designed to remove the hardiest weeds and its roots from all types of soil, even heavy clay. It grabs the weed, ro

Wheelchair-Attached Lawn Mower

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a lightweight mower that can easily attach to a wheelchair for an individual with mobility disabilities. The design includes a plastic base with wheelchair attachments that allow the base to be suspended above the ground in front of the client's wheelchair without impeding the wheelchair's motion. Two cordless electric grass shearers are attached to a base, providing a 12-inch cutting width. The device provides an even cut only on very s

 
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