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Old 20 February 2015, 04:24   #11
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I was asked to look at an experimental UK boat a couple of years ago that the entire inside of the boat was mounted on mini shock absorbers. No matter what the hull did the cabin and deck did something else. It needed perfecting but it had a lot of potential. Not sure if they are still in business but if they are they could put all the suspension seat manufacturers out of business. Alan P

The idea has been around on a commercial scale for 20+ years now....
If you've ever ridden on one of these vomit-comet's then you've experienced the very concept. :-)

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I was asked to look at an experimental UK boat a couple of years ago that the entire inside of the boat was mounted on mini shock absorbers. No matter what the hull did the cabin and deck did something else. It needed perfecting but it had a lot of potential. Not sure if they are still in business but if they are they could put all the suspension seat manufacturers out of business. Alan P
Staying in Business ......would be a good start eh!
As to putting all the Suspention Seat makers OUT of Buisness.....The VAST majority of Shock mitigating seats are fitted to relatively very Small craft...
As for "retro fitting" so very with a suspension seat!...
Try that with super suspended independently hydraulically moving damped Hull to an existing Boat...Well...
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