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Old 20 November 2009, 11:38   #1
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Avon SR4 Searider help required

I am thinking of getting 1 of these as another toy, a few questions, if I bought 1 with the side by side seats and wanted to convert it to a jockey console, how much would that cost roughly and whats the best 2 seaster console for the SR4?
Also is a jockey console better than the 2 side by side seats? or is it upto individual preferance?
If I wanted 1 with a jockey console is it better to buy a standard 1 with the avon 2 seater console? and can you get 2 adults on the avon console easily enough as I thought it looked a bit small?

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Old 20 November 2009, 11:47   #2
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Budget 200 for a cheap console, you can either glass or bolt them down, if I did it again I'd buy one with a flange and bolt/ screw it down.
I needed a new helm unit and wheel as I couldn't remove the old one. Control cables and steering were too short for where I put my console so I needed new ones.

In theory it could cost 200 and use all your existing hardware, mine must have been around 1000 buy the time I bought everything.

Console is better for rough weather in my opinion.
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Old 20 November 2009, 17:13   #3
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and can you get 2 adults on the avon console easily enough as I thought it looked a bit small?

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If that's what mine has (which I think it is, someone will probably be able to confirm either way!) you can fit 2 people on but you have to know each other pretty well, or at least want to. :-)
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Old 20 November 2009, 17:56   #4
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I Had an Osprey console put in mine and had the deck flocoated at the same time. Its an excellent solution and really suits the searider. Admittedly it's in a 5.4 but won't make much difference.

I think there is an Ocean Console in my SR4 and that's very good too but Osprey is a lot closer to you than Ocean

The 5.4 is outside on the drive So I'll take a piccie and post it tomorrow
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I Had an Osprey console put in mine and had the deck flocoated at the same time. Its an excellent solution and really suits the searider. Admittedly it's in a 5.4 but won't make much difference.

I think there is an Ocean Console in my SR4 and that's very good too but Osprey is a lot closer to you than Ocean

The 5.4 is outside on the drive So I'll take a piccie and post it tomorrow
Thought yours was a 4.7 Stu?
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Old 21 November 2009, 04:04   #6
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CMW - no idea re the console question but as a very proud Searider owner - thats a cracking decision
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Old 21 November 2009, 10:49   #7
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I'm currently fitting an Osprey jockey console to a SR4.7. It's a big old moulding - too big for a SR4, I reckon.
I may be selling the original SR4.7 console, if you're interested. It's plenty big enough for 2 adults and has storage space underneath the seat for 2x22 litre fuel tanks.
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Old 21 November 2009, 11:33   #8
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Thought yours was a 4.7 Stu?
So Did I. It actually measures 5.4 from Tube tib to toe so I don't think it's a 4.7 anymore It might be an SR5. I need to put it alongside my other 5.4 to compare but there about 100 miles apart.

I'm not having much luck finding the photo's of the console that are in the forum, do you know what post they are in?
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very nice searider that DM,would dearly love to have a go..... ref the seats, i posted the sea layout on another thread,

is this any help 69cmw?
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