Wheelchair Stair Climber Answered
Hi. After a really bad car accident, my best friend is paralyzed from the waist down. He's confined to a wheelchair. He's also a big guy, 6'4 250lbs, and his house has a flight of stairs. He uses a service to take him to appointments, and they send two guys to carry him down, and then up, but it's extremely expensive.
I googled wheelchair stair climbers, and there are a couple, but they are also really expensive and huge!
He uses a pretty standard invacare wheelchair. I was wondering why there isn't an inexpensive or DIY alternative, basically a stair climbing robot with a powerful motor and battery.
Can anyone help me build one? Or if someone builds one, I would be willing to pay for parts and labor.