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which is better, 3 or 4 wheel portable scooter from apple?

Discussion in 'disABILITIES!' started by CRI, Feb 26, 2014.

  1. CRI

    CRI Earning My Ears

    Jan 25, 2000
    Can any one with scooter experience advise me?
    I'm bad with choices and decisions, especially because I've never been on a scooter before.
    I'm going to Disney this Friday with a broken leg, with cast up to knee. I called Apple scooter and have a choice between a 3 wheel or 4 wheel portable scooter. They suggested the 4 wheel so I can rest my cast on the front fender. I like the smaller turning radius of 3 wheeler, but don't want my foot blowing up like balloon after many hours sitting.
    I would be grateful for your advice, if you have used either or both.
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  3. Talking Hands

    Talking Hands <font color=purple><b>|,,|/</b> DEAF DISNEY LOVER<

    Mar 27, 2002
    a 3 wheeled scooter is more maneuverable but unless you are short like me it has little space to prop your foot
    4 wheels has a fender to prop your foot but less manueverability
  4. Jacqui8374

    Jacqui8374 Lover of all things Ursula

    Jun 1, 2006
    Whilst I agree that three wheelers are more manouverable I own a four wheeler firstly it is more stable and you can still manouver it but secondly for the fender as my feet can swell in the heat and I use the fender to stop this happening I would go with the four
  5. aubriee

    aubriee <font color=brown><marquee>Chocolate always makes

    Dec 3, 2004
    We alwasy rent the smaller three wheeled go go elite from Apple for my mom. It's easy to maneuver and easy to take apart and put in the trunk of the rental car. However, in your case I agree with the others that a four wheeled ECv would be better, so you could use the fender to prop your leg on. In the heat and humidity, that foot is probably going to swell. My mom doesn't even have a broken leg, but her feet always swell down there.
  6. SueM in MN

    SueM in MN combining the teacups with a roller coaster Moderator

    Aug 23, 1999
    Agree with the others.
    And, with a cast on, you also want as much stability as possible.
  7. Andianna

    Andianna Mouseketeer

    Mar 1, 2012
    I also agree have fun:)
  8. SashaFarce

    SashaFarce Mouseketeer

    Feb 10, 2011
    We've done both, and I would definitely go with the 4-wheel. I need that foot rest and sorely missed it when we rented the 3-wheeled version this week.

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