News from DAC NW

  DAC NW attended a demonstration of adaptive equipment for sports was held April 13. This special equipment makes hunting, shooting, fishing, riding ATV’s and even photography accessible to all disabled outdoorsmen. New assistive technology is coming out all the time. There is a wide variety of activity trays, shooting rests for rifles, shotguns, crossbows and compound bows, fishing equipment, and hand controls and lifts for ATV’s.
   They demonstrated an accessible fishing handle for anyone without the ability to hold the fishing rod. The rod is cast and then manually placed in the mount by the user or a fishing buddy. From the mount you can pull back to set the hook. Adjustable handles and rollers allow you to use your arm to operate the reel.

Another demonstration was of a puff and blow rifle. This is a trigger mechanism that attaches to your trigger guard. It is simple to sin tall on any weapon. It can be easily switched from one weapon to another. It fires the weapon by a very slight suction on the blue tube which is attached to the control box. The box is attached to the stock of the weapon with velcro.

If they don’t have something, they can build it!

Not sure how you would use this equipment? You can watch informative videos on line here:

http://beadaptive.com

 

 


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