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Old 12 November 2005, 11:49   #11
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You need to read the infamous "how do I drill a hole thread" Start reading here:

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How do I drill a hole in my console?

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Old 12 November 2005, 13:01   #12
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Yoyo, I'm not wanting to be critical about yer new console but that seat cushion looks a bit thin for a hard landing.
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Old 12 November 2005, 13:18   #13
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JW,

Thanks for your concerns....there's plenty of additional padding on mi backside that should make up for it !!!!!! hehe

Seriousley though the seat seams fine, but maybe more padding like a regular jockey would have been better. I will consult Menai Marine about it and see what they have to say.

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Out of the mould it looks like a fancy toilet seat
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Hi All,

I started to fit out the new console today.

First I fitted the control box after sourcing the grey convoluted pipe from the old washing machine waste! I then installed the main black 55mm convoluted tubing that takes the controls and electrics to the motor. And finally after much deliberation of the positions, I cut the holes for the clocks using the chain-drill and file method.
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Lovely steering wheel & seat colour!

Good indents for the knees also


You left-handed by any chance?

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Lovely steering wheel & seat colour!

Good indents for the knees also


You left-handed by any chance?

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Just because the throttle is on the left doesn't mean anything - to be honest I would have thought most right handed people would prefer it that way??? Bit like driving a car - just doesn't feel right with steering with the left hand and changing gear with the right!!!
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Old 19 November 2005, 13:25   #18
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..... I would have thought most right handed people would prefer it that way?......
Nope.
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You are most now are you?

Most boats with console mount throttles have them in the middle and the steering wheel on the right - hence left hand throttle.
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I think you'll find that, when the going get rough, throttle control is considerably more important than steering control. Steering movements will be large and throttle movements fine. When you get your boat, you'll learn.
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