DELUXE RASCAL (MODELS 230 AND 240)
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 4/2006) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- The Deluxe Rascal, Models 230 and 240, is a scooter or powered wheelchair alternative designed for use by people who have physical disabilities or limited mobility. Both models include a removable front basket, rear carry all basket, removable adjustable swivel handlebar, electric push-button horn, voltmeter/fuel gauge, and an on/off key switch. FRAME: Die cast aluminum take-apart, easy access frame with side and rear anti-tippers that can be converted to ConvertAble 4-wheelers. Model 230 is 42 inches long and 23.5 inches wide with a wheel base of 29 inches and a turning radius of 37 inches. Model 240 is 46 inches long and 23.5 inches wide with a wheel base of 33 inches and a turning radius of 41 inches. CONTROLS: Universal one-hand control tiller. A foot pedal to control starting, stopping, and speed is also available. REAR-WHEEL DRIVE: Removable, sealed rear-wheel drive transaxle. SEAT: Deluxe padded folding swivel seat and an adjustable height seat post. The seat height adjusts to 20, 20.75, or 21.5 inches. A high back seat with lumbar support and an adjustable headrest and a 20-inch extra-wide seat are also available. An optional 5-inch electric seat lift is also offered. CUSHION: An optional Bye-Bye Decubiti natural rubber air cushion is available with or without a fleece cover. UPHOLSTERY: Gray vinyl. A removable, machine-washable velour seat cover is also available. ARMRESTS: Padded flip-up armrests are standard. The extra-wide seat includes lift-up armrests. BRAKES: Regenerative, dynamic braking system to stop movement when lever is released and an automatic parking brake with manual release. WHEELS: Three 9-inch wheels with maintenance-free, flat-free foam-filled tires. OPTIONS: Removable cane and crutch holder, headlight, two rear tail lights (headlight package required), weather and dust cover, removable supermarket shopping basket, walker holder, oxygen tank holder, shoulder harness/lap seat belt, lap seat belt, coiled cable and lock security system, 6-foot extension cord for battery charger, safety flag, removable surrey top, Caboose Tag-along Cart (for second rider), Handy Kart Collapsible Cargo/Storage Trailer, rear view mirror, PowerStar charger/converter (permits battery charging using an automobile cigarette lighter), and adjustable legrests. POWER: Two removable gel cell batteries. The units include a built-in battery charger. SPEEDS: Maximum speed 5.5 miles per hour with a maximum range of 20 miles and a climbing capacity of 25 percent (14 degrees). Both models include variable electronic speed control. CAPACITY: Maximum capacity is 400 pounds. WEIGHT: 129.5 pounds with batteries and 85.5 pounds without batteries. The heaviest piece when disassembled is 29.5 pounds. WARRANTY: The manufacturer offers a lifetime frame warranty and a limited warranty on other parts and components for one year from the date of delivery. Batteries are covered by a one-year pro-rated warranty.
Notes: This product may be covered by insurance or Medicare if qualified. ** The manufacturer offers a free 10-day trial of this product. ** A free video demonstrating this and other products is available from the manufacturer.
Price: Contact manufacturer.
This product record was updated on April 13, 2006.
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Electric Mobility Corporation/The Rascal Company
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591 Mantua Boulevard
Sewell, New Jersey 08080
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