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jules
 
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Swift LT Fix

Postby jules on Thu Jul 23, 2009 7:56 pm

The headgear slips on my hair and comes loose so to keep it in place and also to help anchor the pillows I added an elastic band - I used a yard of 1/4 wide black elastic

The elastic is looped over the bottom piece of the headgear and tied to the right size (tie the first time you put this on)

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Put the mask on and then put the elastic band into the "slots" on both sides of the headgear - follow the pink arrow (tie it to size the first time) - each night I need to spend a minute or so adjusting it to feel best

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It will then look in front like

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and in back like

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Re: Swift LT Fix

Postby jdm2857 on Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:03 pm

So the elastic is a loop tied around the back of the lower strap. and each side of the loop goes around the little tabs above the pillows on the headset.

Is this right?

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jules
 
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Re: Swift LT Fix

Postby jules on Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:10 pm

jdm2857 wrote:So the elastic is a loop tied around the back of the lower strap. and each side of the loop goes around the little tabs above the pillows on the headset.

Is this right?


Yes -it is loose on the lower strap then you put it on the middle as you set everything in place for the night


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This is same fix for the Original Swift - would work for Swift II also - the elastic happened to be in 2 pieces that time - part white - part black but it was also a loop through the triangles this time

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Re: Swift LT Fix

Postby Marietjie on Fri Jul 24, 2009 12:08 am

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J U L E S ! ! ! for sharing your 'fix' plan with us.
I'm going to try it out. :)

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