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Old 05 January 2015, 17:17   #1
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New seating arrangement

So I've been looking for ways of sitting lower in the boat and ways of taking the strain off the mounts on the tubes where the bench seats sit.
What do you think? Just sat in place at present. Think I will hinge them at the front to give a bit more deck space when stopped. The seats themselves fold too. Should give good weight distribution & still have room for tackle boxes etc. Click image for larger version

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Old 05 January 2015, 17:23   #2
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Beanbags! seriously. light, comfortable, flexible. I have a couple in my bigger rib for passengers. We can throw them up on the t-top when we get to the dive site. Everybody who has used them loves them, one buddy even bought his own for when he goes out on other friends boats.

They make "marine" beanbags in the USA with tough water proof fabric. They come in different sizes and shapes although they are geared towards the center console offshore fishing people. E-searider Beanbags and Marine Seating
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I love the beanbag idea, they look so comfortable---------------brilliant.

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Phwoar flipping heck!
I'll have me a set of them bean bags for going fishing - if the blonde bikini clad babe's are included!
If not, suppose I could take the Mrs out instead.
She too could pout and look sultry and brave the British summer whilst clad in her swimwear .
I'm sure she won't mind getting covered in mackerel poo and fish guts eithers ahahahaha !!!
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They look good!
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...looking for ways of sitting lower in the boat...
mmm - interestingly most people with low slung searider seats are looking for ways to raise them up. Does sitting so low mean you have no way to cushion the bumps with your legs?
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Phwoar flipping heck!
I'll have me a set of them bean bags for going fishing - if the blonde bikini clad babe's are included!
As a millionaire motor factor business owner around these parts says 'Tits sell bits'. He uses mainly female delivery drivers.
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mmm - interestingly most people with low slung searider seats are looking for ways to raise them up. Does sitting so low mean you have no way to cushion the bumps with your legs?
There's a knack to riding an original SR double in sea. Kinda left knee forward, right back and sticking out sideways a bit. Once mastered, they work well IMHO. Being low is good as the tubes are low also.
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As a millionaire motor factor business owner around these parts says 'Tits sell bits'. He uses mainly female delivery drivers.

I'm sold!
Doubt I have room on my Sib for a couple of bean bags of that magnitude tho.
With a name of E-SEARIDER also I'm sure there is underlying links to th to the sex trade!
Any how's looks a decent product if you have a large wallet and a 30 ft plus rig to accommodate them...... by that I mean the bean bags!
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mmm - interestingly most people with low slung searider seats are looking for ways to raise them up. Does sitting so low mean you have no way to cushion the bumps with your legs?

Yes I suppose it does but no different to the bench seat I had before. Much comfier though! Always felt as though I was sitting on the boat rather than in it. I realise this is a characteristic of sibs but I think this should work well & it's something a bit different!


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