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Old 13 October 2010, 03:57   #1
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Scot suspension seats

Has anyone tried these seats?
Or had any experience with them?

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Old 13 October 2010, 04:12   #2
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I've tries both the original prototype and the full production models (both on Redbays 10m Outboard Boat) and was very impressed with them. To me they are more comfy than the Ullmans and are able to take away some lateral jarring movement as well.
I have sore back isssues most of the time but I honestly never felt a twinge after doing a trip on the 10m open boat-even though my crapberry didnt survive the soaking.

If I had to fit that type of seat as opposed to a real KAB suspension seat I would go for a Scots one.

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Old 13 October 2010, 05:19   #3
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We installed a pair on a Scorpion cabin Rib this year and the owner is really happy with them. Plus they look great.
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Old 13 October 2010, 07:46   #4
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Suspension seats

Hi guys, i am new at this forum and like the information presented.

I am looking for suspension seats as well. Have found X-Craft Suspension Seats a Dutch manufacturer in Holland who claims to make the stongest suspension seats in the world. Are you familiar with those seat???

Will have a meeting with them next week to experience it my selves.

Keep you updated and would like hearing from you.
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Old 13 October 2010, 08:08   #5
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Having tried the Scots and ribex this year I was very impressed, however the side movement concerns me as I feel they could very easily pinch or worse hit each other. Although they are very good Ullmans seem the perfect option.
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Old 13 October 2010, 08:31   #6
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the side movement concerns me as I feel they could very easily pinch or worse hit each other
There isn't THAT amount of lateral movement on a ScotSeat

Unless it was broken?
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Old 13 October 2010, 08:42   #7
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There isn't THAT amount of lateral movement on a ScotSeat

Unless it was broken?
Both seats moving in opposite directions could cause an injury, they were not broken!

Rare I'm sure and yes they are very good!
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Old 13 October 2010, 13:03   #8
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we've got scot seats on our ribcraft 7.8 and have been very impressed by them. Someone else mentioned the pinching thing but having used them its hard to see how that could happen. The only modification we made was to get Scotseats to make up padding for the grab handle to stop the risk of whoever was in the seat behind losing their teeth on them!

I cant compare them with Ullmans as only used a boat with them on once but i would happily recommend them and Scotseats are always very helpful
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Ive always thought the upholstery looked a bit baggy in places and stitching wasnt great, the bases look cool. Saw a bucket seat one at ribrace and there was a split in the stitching on the rear of the seat. No idea how old they were
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