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Re: Need a seat for a COHO
Date: 7/10/2001, 5:41 pm
In Response To: Need a seat for a COHO (Wayne G.)

I glued one layer of minicell foam to the therm-a-rest pad.

the minicell foam came from an ex camping matress. I think its thickness
is 10mm or so / approx' 1/2"

I glued it with contact cement.

before gluing the 2 pieces together (foam & therm-a-rest pad)
I layed 2 parallel cord along the pad, so when the seat is positioned
in the boat these cords run to the width of the boat so I can tigh them
around the side plates.

in this way the seat will remain in its place even if/when
the velcroe fails.
it was mentioned as a safety issue on sk mag sometime long ago.

the cord I used is the type that looks like a bungy cord, but it's
without rubber. I wonder what's the word that will distindt it from a
"regular" bungy cord ?

you can use this assembly foam side up or therm' side up
& play with the air inside the therm' until you get it right.

it helped me alot ! but it's still not perfect.

I'm still planning on carving a dedicated seat for my dedicated butt
when I get the time (never....)

good luck,


Messages In This Thread

Need a seat for a COHO
Wayne G. -- 7/10/2001, 1:04 am
Re: Need a seat for a COHO
peter -- 7/11/2001, 12:45 pm
Re: Need a seat for a COHO
erez -- 7/10/2001, 5:41 pm
Re: Need a seat for a COHO
Mark Berger -- 7/10/2001, 1:50 pm
Re: Need a seat for a COHO
LeeG -- 7/10/2001, 10:23 am
Re: Need a seat for a COHO
Bill Vance -- 7/10/2001, 3:42 am