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Old 18 October 2018, 16:11   #1
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bumpty bump. ouch !

hi all.
what do you suggest as extra support for a rib jockey seat.initially seems a no brainer but there appears to be many variables.
i mean for minimal amout of money
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Old 18 October 2018, 16:39   #2
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As in the bit you sit on or wingbacks or????
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bumpty bump

the thing you sit on
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I assume the seat is too soft?

If so drop last tango a PM as he just changed his seat foam several times recently due to trial and error, he can point you at what/where worked for him.

If it is a bad back then I can recommend sitting on a small fender until you fix the foam to your liking, I made do while my suspension seats were being built with one, amazing difference a 10 quid fender made.
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You can get firmer foam - reconstituted chip foam seems to be the favourite. Vinyl covering material can be got pretty cheaply. The expensive bit is the labour to make / fit it.

Cycle shorts?
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bumpty bump

i was thinking of cushioning the seat. new to this boat and using a jockey seat so wonderd if it might be harder on the bum hitting a wave
thanks for the replys guys..
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i was thinking of cushioning the seat. new to this boat and using a jockey seat so wonderd if it might be harder on the bum hitting a wave
thanks for the replys guys..
You'll soon get the hang of taking "the bumps" in a RIB (you say you're new to the Boat?) by cushioning the impacts with your legs,and NOT sitting directly on the seat in the Chop/Rough!...nothing like a bit of PAIN ( negative re-enforcement ) ...to speed up the learning process!
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You can get firmer foam - reconstituted chip foam seems to be the favourite. Vinyl covering material can be got pretty cheaply. The expensive bit is the labour to make / fit it.

Cycle shorts?

+1 (but not the cycle shorts.......that's a vision I'd hate to see in the mirror")
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Old 19 October 2018, 06:06   #9
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i had some seats made with progressive foam layers the trouble is they are quite high they only work to a certain extent as said you need to use your knees same as a jockey does i went shock seats in the end.
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