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Old 02 June 2008, 03:34   #1
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Country: UK - N Ireland
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Boat name: JanJack /
Make: RedbayBoats / Brig
Length: 8m +
Engine: Yanmar 300 / etec 50
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Rib mods!

I have a small brig rib, falcon 500, but it has one of the worst seating layouts I've seen and is very stern heavy, so I want to make a few modifications. The first thing I want to do is move the console forward and centre it. The console before I unscrewed it simply bolted into what I think were recessed nuts (look at pics) How hard would it be to reattach again in a different place?
I would then place a small jockey seat behind it. How hard would this be to attach? Could I just bolt it through the flange instead of glassing it in? (never glassed before)
I would also like to put a standard red fuel can into the console but at the minute there is a thin sheet of fiberglass separating the 2 parts of the console. Have a look at the photos and tell me if you think I could remove it and how I would do so. ( angle grinder?)

Thanks in Advance

Conor

P.s. How hard is it to change the steering cable to a longer one?
Is it possible to change the fuel cable aswell?
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