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Re: Toying with an idea (stern perch seats)

Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
Canvas shops have the equip to bend ss piping.
Excellent recommendation, thank you! There's one at the new marina, if we ever get there; I'll start with them if I go forward.

Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
From the looks of the pic, however, I don't really see much advantage to do this. Unless you bump out the pushpit, you're just elevating the passenger a few inches above the current cockpit seat. Will the boom come into play? I think fabricating good cushions and backrests is the way to go. JMO.
That's why I want to spend more time aboard before I make any commitments. I think the seat would wind up being at least 8" above the cockpit seats, and probably closer to a foot. But I need to get back aboard to figure that out.

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