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Uniscan Glider Plus

This test report on the Uniscan Glider Plus 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.

Uniscan Glider Plus - test report

Uniscan Glider PlusDimensions (H x W x L): 
597-1054mm x 635mm x 600mm

Folded size (H x W x L): 
597-1054mm x 635mm x 300mm

Weight (without accessories): 5.6kg

Features

Soft foam hand grips, padded seat and backrest, lever brakes fitted as standard (optional pressure brakes - no cost), removable bag under seat. Handle height adjustable (three positions). Seat not adjustable, but the frame is available in two sizes.

Our verdict

Handling: OK.

Hand grips: Very comfortable.

Brakes: Easy to operate, and effective.

Folding: Very easy. Does stand when folded. Unfolds easily and clicks right into place.

Last updated: February 2010


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