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Old 03 October 2013, 07:29   #1
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Yesterdays post indicating that there may be a RI event for 2016 has me day dreaming about taking part in the event. I am wondering if the installation of suspension seats encourages the harder driving of a rib and thus an increased chance of failure e.g saddle or engine mount failure that might not happen with ordinary jockey seats. I would expect that ordinary jockey seats have a self limit ability to reduce the shock loading that the boat will take as a coxn can only endure so much pain and hardship.

I notice that boats which suspension seats did complete the RI event so maybe I am just thinking/ talking sh*te.

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Old 03 October 2013, 10:00   #2
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Mick I dont think you will drive any harder ... I imagine it just reduces the fatigue factor, and then mitigates the odd thump you miss when driving.

I have never had suspension seats in a rib so I cant confirm this.. but for sure have my eyes on getting one now.
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Old 03 October 2013, 10:06   #3
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Must rib which ones are you looking at?
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One of the Scott seats ...the one with the lateral movement as well as vertical....dont know the model number.
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MustRib - have thought about them myself - is there somewhere up north that you were thinking of having them fitted, or were you thinking of doing it yourself? I'm a DIY numpty so was looking for someone north england / scotland where could get one fitted.
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I have never had suspension seats in a rib so I cant confirm this.. but for sure I have my eyes on getting one now.
Ooh gudee

Anuvver ribnobbur wiv a ribnobbur flikkin deevice

i cann jus sea de nekst ribnobbur conferense. Undreds ov de fkkers goin boing boing orl ova de oshun

Bitt lyke wochin a kangeroo stampeed reely
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Ooh gudee Anuvver ribnobbur wiv a ribnobbur flikkin deevice i cann jus sea de nekst ribnobbur conferense. Undreds ov de fkkers goin boing boing orl ova de oshun Bitt lyke wochin a kangeroo stampeed reely
Someone told me your the biggest rib nobber going when's your seats coming
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when's your seats coming

Iym bildin wan wen i cann gett howld ov sum tewbin

cann i av yor cruch an zimmer fraym we yoov finisht wiv dem
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thats it ... wiLlfish is on the scene
am outta here ...
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Iym bildin wan wen i cann gett howld ov sum tewbin

cann i av yor cruch an zimmer fraym we yoov finisht wiv dem
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