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Low-Cost Relief For Aching Backs
"It's easy to get in and out of and doesn't restrict your movement," says the manufacturer of Back-Aid, a spring-loaded sling with a sheepskin chest belt that takes the backache out of welding, working on motors, shoveling and other jobs.
Originally designed for sheep shearers, it's catching on fast in farm workshops throughout Australia to protect against back strain and fatigue when bending over to weld, or to work on car or truck engines. Comes with three coil springs (about 3 ft. long). The center spring can be removed if not needed to support lighter persons.
Once adjusted, you enter it simply by putting your arms through the sling and leaning into the chest belt. The coil springs take 40 or more pounds of body weight off the lower
Contact: W.D. Hambley Ltd., 47 Hassel Street, Mt. Barker, West Australia 6324 (ph 098 51 1402).

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1984 - Volume #8, Issue #1