Thinking about replacing my bench seat A25

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Scudrunner
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I need some thoughts and ideas about replacing the bench seat on my 1972 A25. The current bench seat makes it difficult to access the engine. I'm toying with individual helm seats and thinking of fabricating a means to secure the pedestal mounts to the floor. Please give me your thoughts and how you've changed your seats.
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dkirsop wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:32 pm Lots of ideas here. viewtopic.php?f=28&t=10092&hilit=Helm+Seat
Thanks, I've seen this thread before but couldn't find it on a search. I'm still looking for the right setup and wish not to reinvent the wheel. Again, thanks for the link.
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Here is the Driftless setup
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Thanks, this is more of what I'm thinking. I notice you are using two different style seats. Is width an issue mounting at the helm position?
tribologist wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:52 pm Here is the Driftless setup
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The doghouse engine cover on the WillieC is one of the more "portable" components in the cabin. No lockdowns, just gravity in the groovies. I wouldn't bolt a cupholder to ours, let alone a seat on a tall lever. I have enough bumps on my head just from walking down into the galley. But I do like the idea of comfy buckets.
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The engine hatch on my model had positive fasteners. Maybe that's why, for a seat :D
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Mine should...'nother project
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