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Old 27 September 2014, 14:44   #11
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Poly if I go your way I will have to look at putting some fasteners or clamps on the seat to clamp it down to create a seal also my wife sits at the back and I usually stand up and with it being a double seat it would act like a seesaw effect lifting the front of the seat off the seal so water would still get in if you get what I mean.
OK - I get what you are saying but I still think you are solving the wrong problem! Even a small white bead in front of the cushion would deflect a lot of the water sideways.

I guess the other option would be to router a groove into the seat base all the way round and add a vertical lip round the inside of the opening so water has to go uphill to get in. Obviously it will depend what the base of the seat looks like how easy that is in reality.
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Old 27 September 2014, 14:49   #12
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Poly if I go your way I will have to look at putting some fasteners or clamps on the seat to clamp it down to create a seal also my wife sits at the back and I usually stand up and with it being a double seat it would act like a seesaw effect lifting the front of the seat off the seal so water would still get in if you get what I mean.
No Cnc router cut fomex is pucks way of doing it,,,,
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So you need to look at the dinghy sailing world for ideas. Firstly reduce the water reaching the seat. So look at the deck of some dinghies and you will see an angled v across the deck that diverts wave spray off the sides. Should be able to do something to drop the water off the sides.

Now look at something like the back buoyancy tank on a wayfarer for the seat top. Basically a rim with a bit of rubber trim on it. Plus some lever action clips to force the seal...
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If you fix the witches hat how does water get out the console once its in...?
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Old 27 September 2014, 14:58   #15
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I said ply cause its easy to get and simple to work with
Plastic is fine but fomex even better. Mists seats are made from this material now instead of ply wood

This is my actual method that I use. But I have a huge laser and Cnc router to hand not quite DIY. But you could do it with hole cutters I guess
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[QUOTE="ShinyShoe;647915"]If you fix the witches hat how does water get out the console once its in...?[/QUOTE I have a hole in the rear of console into hull my self in case of any build up or salty stuff

simply drops below deck ,and gets released when bung is opened on journey home
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I reckon a neoprene seal and a latch would be worth a shot.
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I reckon a neoprene seal and a latch would be worth a shot.
Sound a decent idea Al.
Often the simple ideas are the best solutions!
You could always Taylor it to incorporate an overlap too....bit of trial and error may well do the job Mate....and with good latches like Protex ect you can crank em down pretty well...I've got a couple... if you want I'll bring them up to Tony T's...when we have our Beano!(Gratis to you)
Gotta make Polly right....keeping the water out in the first place is the priority...and also gives you usable storage.
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