[nfb-talk] Carbon fiber cane tips and such

Bryan Schulz b.schulz at sbcglobal.net
Thu Oct 18 05:00:44 UTC 2012


wrap a few turns of duct tape around the screw or squeeze shoegoo into the 
hole and screw it back in.
Bryan Schulz

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Portillo" <portillo.jim at gmail.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 11:13 PM
Subject: [nfb-talk] Carbon fiber cane tips and such

> Hi there,
> I've not had to deal with this issue for quite some time, but it happened
> again recently.
> I got one of those telescopic carbon fiber canes, and it was working fine
> for a while.  However, I noticed that the screw and tip were beginning to
> get loose.  Sure enough, the screw and tip came out one time almost as I 
> was
> to use the cane.  I still have the screw and the tip.  Of course I took 
> off
> the tip, but I still have a perfectly good cane and the screw.  Can they 
> go
> back onto the canes, and if so, what can I use that is fairly simple?
> Otherwise, I would have paid $40 or so for a cane that didn't last long.
> So, how can I get this screw back in use so that I can use this cane 
> again?
> Jim
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