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Old 02 August 2009, 08:51   #11
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It's an adjustable frame that's held in place by the fully inflated tubes on which you mount one of those economy seat pedastals and your seat of choice. It works great, it's very secure. They're even sold for two seats or a seat and a steering console.
Here's the link for them:
http://www.boatstogo.com/seating_platform.asp
Sorry, I meant to post a picture. Here's a pic of what it looks like fully assembled outside the boat.
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Old 03 August 2009, 07:43   #12
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english?????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sorry, codders, given you were complaining about the weather, I assumed you were an english migrant - most native welsh people have pretty low expectations of the prevailing weather ;-)

[Did I get away with that explanation ? Hmmm, maybe not]....
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Old 03 August 2009, 07:46   #13
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1ThOFA87,

That canopy would certainly do the trick to keep the weather out..... might not be so easy to steer, though!
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Old 05 August 2009, 16:42   #14
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I made an external frame like a white water river raft. It allows me many places to attach things. It assembles and comes apart in minutes. The ride seems to be cushioned more by using the tubes as shock absorbers. This frame allows for multiple seating arrangements. It may not be for everyone but it works well for me. I also use a trailer in a bag that completely disassembles so it fits in my motorhome along with the boat. My boat does have an air keel and high pressure floor, Achilles LSI-365.
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Old 05 August 2009, 21:30   #15
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I made an external frame like a white water river raft. It allows me many places to attach things. It assembles and comes apart in minutes. The ride seems to be cushioned more by using the tubes as shock absorbers. This frame allows for multiple seating arrangements. It may not be for everyone but it works well for me. I also use a trailer in a bag that completely disassembles so it fits in my motorhome along with the boat. My boat does have an air keel and high pressure floor, Achilles LSI-365.
VERY NICE! It looks comfortable. I struggled to find good seating for my Saturn. I tried a couple of different sized coolers. The large igloo cooler was too tall but had a nice snap on cushion but the smaller one was just the right height but had no snap on pad. I had thought to use a seating frame like yours but couldn't concieve of how to secure it to the tubes. With it tied on like you have it, does it shift when the boat goes on or come off plane? I guess I'm less than confident with my knot tying skills.
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Old 06 August 2009, 07:12   #16
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1ThOFA87, I use 1 inch cam lock straps to secure the frame in 6 spots. I added 4 d-rings to the boat. Once secured the frame does not move at all, even in bigger water. I think that the frame actually makes the boat a little more rigid. I tried several different coolers and could not find any that fit just right so I abandoned the cooler seat idea. I bought all the frame pieces parts and straps from NRS http://www.nrsweb.com/shop/product_list.asp?deptid=1178

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Old 07 August 2009, 12:12   #17
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Seating for Air Floor Boats

Greatly impressed with those photos for seating arrangement - any suggetions for doing something similar with my Air floor Honwave T38?

It currently has two planks for seats and has a comfort factor of 0, after a 5 hour spin my arse felt like it had been thrashed.

I saw those folding seats and wondered if I could somehow attach them to the current seating arrangement?
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Old 07 August 2009, 12:20   #18
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Greatly impressed with those photos for seating arrangement - any suggetions for doing something similar with my Air floor Honwave T38?

It currently has two planks for seats and has a comfort factor of 0, after a 5 hour spin my arse felt like it had been thrashed.

I saw those folding seats and wondered if I could somehow attach them to the current seating arrangement?
You should be able to get a swivel platform for real cheap, bolt it to your seat plank and install your choice of seat.
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Old 07 August 2009, 12:48   #19
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I have a wood bech now.
I used to sit on the toolbox before. Tool box is actualy was not that bad, it kept things organized. In there I had a gas tank, battery, anchor w/line, flashlight and other small things.
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