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Homecraft Space Saver

This test report on the Homecraft Space Saver is one of a series of wheeled walking frame reviews. If you have reached this page from an internet search, we suggest you begin by reading the Introduction to our guide to walking aids. For more information about the options listed below, see also our overview of wheeled walking frames and summary of the main features to look for.

Homecraft Space Saver - test report

Homecraft Space SaverHomecraft Space Saver, folded

Dimensions (H x W x L): 
840-940mm x 660mm x 660mm

Folded size (H x W x L): 
840-940mm x 660mm x 360mm

Weight (without accessories): 9.5kg

Features

Foam handgrips, lever brakes, padded seat, bar backrest, bag under the seat. No tray. Handle height adjustable but seat height not.

Our verdict

Handling: Easy.

Hand grips: Comfortable.

Brakes: Easy to operate, and very effective.

Folding: Tricky - needs two hands and frame is heavy. Does not stand when folded. Unfolds easily enough and is secure.

Comments: Designed to fold up smaller than similar models. Works well, but frame is heavy, so you may find it difficult.

Last updated: February 2010


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