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Old 11 April 2005, 14:29   #11
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I would buy some Phantom Evo style seats! I have no idea where you can buy them
Phantom Evolution would probably be the best bet! Neil Holmes is a member here (phantom evo) so drop him a line.
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Why not consider extending the console upwards (perhaps to something like rubberjoey's?) by building a simple GRP top which could be bonded, bolted or hinged onto the existing console, which would effectively become the base.
Crompton used to make 2 piece consoles a bit like this. They seem to be functional enough, but man they were ugly!

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Old 11 April 2005, 14:35   #12
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They seem to be functional enough, but man they were ugly!
You've only got to look at me to know that Richard chooses functionality over looks!
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Old 11 April 2005, 14:42   #13
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Crompton used to make 2 piece consoles a bit like this.
The Solent console is made in a similar way, and the other one to look at would be the Osprey 2-man console fitted to a Vipermax.
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Last I heard Ed was a tube maker not a naval architect

I might be wrong, but haven't got the energy for another lengthy "who designed that boat" discussion though!

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Ahem....Ed & Joe (Rubberjoey) amongst others designed & moulded the hulls..... and as far as I know they are good boys - ask their mothers....

The Hull was briefly marketed by Aquaflyte.

Thanks for the links
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Welcome to the story here so far....

Years ago, before Olmec, Joe(rubberJoey), a guy called Bob and I decided to start a rib manufacturing company, we started with the boat 6.1 model which Rich L has, after a while we decided to become a tubing specialist, the partnership was disbanded, i took on Olmec and Joe and bob have the molds for the 6.1, under Olmec we farmed them out to a couple of rib manufacturer's who built them under their own name (Aquaflyte).
Sorry for the long winded history!
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In which case I am happy to stand corrected!

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