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Old 18 July 2007, 16:38   #21
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Looking at the seating wouldn't it have been better with a central jockey seat and handlebars - would keep the c of g even lower.
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Looking at the seating wouldn't it have been better with a central jockey seat and handlebars - would keep the c of g even lower.

Don't think so as now you can't get much lower as the seats are bolted to the floor already so sitting on a jockey would raise the C of G. The steering wheel is inbetween the legs of the drive (painful in a stuff). Personally I don't think you could get a lower C of G unless you sat under the boat.
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Don't think so as now you can't get much lower as the seats are bolted to the floor already so sitting on a jockey would raise the C of G. The steering wheel is inbetween the legs of the drive (painful in a stuff). Personally I don't think you could get a lower C of G unless you sat under the boat.
I was thinking more jetski style than normal RIB - in fact there used to be a small SIB/RIB with that sort of setup.
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I was thinking more jetski style than normal RIB - in fact there used to be a small SIB/RIB with that sort of setup.
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I was thinking more jetski style than normal RIB - in fact there used to be a small SIB/RIB with that sort of setup.
That probably might be a bit more practical than the bucket seats and that set up is an option with this consul colour coded, but my only concern would that consul look a bit out of place?

Whats peoples thoughts?
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Don't think so as now you can't get much lower as the seats are bolted to the floor already so sitting on a jockey would raise the C of G. The steering wheel is inbetween the legs of the drive (painful in a stuff). Personally I don't think you could get a lower C of G unless you sat under the boat.
as long as you keep your wallet low down in the boat you should be fine on the c of G


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Old 18 July 2007, 22:55   #28
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Nice color...

I am partial to yellow... apparently you are as well. Very cool looking little boat, I am sure it will be a blast. I really like the seats and the arrangement, seems more like a aircraft setup which is sensible since you'll probably be flying in it!
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Can you only have the Mercury range on the boat then or will they indulge you if you said you wanted another engine?

I can imagine that they get big discounts on Mercury though.

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That probably might be a bit more practical than the bucket seats and that set up is an option with this consul colour coded, but my only concern would that consul look a bit out of place?

Whats peoples thoughts?

I think the set up as it is is great...it was comfy enough for me in the passenger seat. Will have to reserve judgement on the driving position until I have sat in it.

Great boat though, you can certainly feel the acceleration is there, even in the chop.

The console arrangement in the picture looks good too. Would be worth trying as well.....decisions decisions.
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