There not many people could argue with that one ! at least there was a few seating type products priced in the "shop " part of the website ,however that seems to be under construction at the moment
Originally Posted by Orwell boy
Would help if Ribcraft actually answered the phone!
could this be the same seat at the manufacturers ?
No it's not the same seat - this is the Ribcraft seat on my 585 and as you can see it's a bonded seat. I imagine it's their own manufacture.
The seating position is quite low behind the jockeys and the console so anyone sitting there doesn't have much of a view. I've only had people on it at displacement speed - I don't think it would provide the support at planing speeds and I wouldn't be comfortable having anyone on it in any sort of chop. However as a storage locker it is excellent and that's the main reason I chose it in preference to jockeys. I generally leave the cushion off as it's easier to open the lid. With the cushion though it's a nice place to sit and have lunch or whatever.
As regards the comments about Ribcraft customer service, through my own carelessness I damaged the zip that holds the foam in in the bench cushion. Ribcraft (CC) collected it from my house and took it away for repair. It did take a little while but instead of repairing it they made me a complete new cushion at no cost to me and CC delivered it to my house. The cushion which is a substantial object must cost in the hundreds I imagine. They had no obligation even to repair it. I would rather judge Ribcraft customer service by that episode than someone having to wait a while for them to answer the phone. The impression I have is that they won't compromise on quality even if it means that customers sometimes have to wait a little while for things to happen.