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Leaning Post Comfort

Old 06-17-2019, 07:17 AM
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Default Leaning Post Comfort

Anyone know of a way or have any ideas on making this leaning post bottom a little more comfortable?
Or typical runs are 25 miles out of Carolina Beach inlet, bottom cushion bottoms out hard and gives the back a pretty good beating.
Looking for an upgrade, or more dense foam, really anything to help.
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Old 06-17-2019, 07:27 AM
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When the seas get rough and you start pounding, I find that standing is still the best way to ride. If you insist on sitting, you may need more shock absorption in your seat, but your back will still take the hits. Gotta use your legs to absorb some of that shock.

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Old 06-17-2019, 07:41 AM
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You probably need a whole new cushion and fabric on it.
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Old 06-17-2019, 09:20 AM
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They have those leaning post seats that convert from seats to lean seats. They are pretty comfortable. I don't know if anyone makes and sells them aftermarket though.
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Old 06-17-2019, 09:54 AM
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They have those leaning post seats that convert from seats to lean seats. They are pretty comfortable. I don't know if anyone makes and sells them aftermarket though.
That would be sweet, they are doing some nice things with the seats now days.
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Old 06-17-2019, 10:03 AM
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Rip it out and bolt in a Lazy-Boy.
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Old 06-17-2019, 10:11 AM
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https://actionup.com/shop/f3070-firm...igh-resilency/

I have found this foam to be my favorite for that application and have have tried a lot of different types.
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Old 06-17-2019, 10:22 AM
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Retrofit Lebroc seats to fit.

https://www.llebroc.com/product-p/4bbf7001.htm

https://www.llebroc.com/product-p/4bbf7.htm
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I added folding arm rests and dual footrests because I stand and she sits while Iím driving. Also upgraded the foam. Ideally I would have LLebroc type seats but this works for now.
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If you can weld cut the post and add shocks.
Min in the same boat. Even considered removing mine all together after the chiropractor told me to get a helms Matt and stop leaning because leaning or sitting puts the load on hips and lower back when pounding. I took a good pounding coming into masonboro Saturday late.
I donít have rod holders on my lean post. I sit on it when I jig flounder. Other than that itís in my way. I may try going without it for a while.
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If you can weld cut the post and add shocks.
Min in the same boat. Even considered removing mine all together after the chiropractor told me to get a helms Matt and stop leaning because leaning or sitting puts the load on hips and lower back when pounding. I took a good pounding coming into masonboro Saturday late.
I donít have rod holders on my lean post. I sit on it when I jig flounder. Other than that itís in my way. I may try going without it for a while.
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Old 06-17-2019, 12:52 PM
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I added folding arm rests and dual footrests because I stand and she sits while Iím driving. Also upgraded the foam. Ideally I would have LLebroc type seats but this works for now.
nice! Did you have those hinge pieces welded right on the anodized aluminum? Did you have it re-coated after? Thanks
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The above is a nice setup. Also Birdsall makes nice helm seats, and has some options.
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^^^^^this^^^^^^

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Old 06-17-2019, 02:50 PM
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See if someone will switch out the padding in the seats
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Old 06-17-2019, 03:17 PM
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Rip it out and bolt in a Lazy-Boy.
Yes, like I have on my pontoon
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Old 06-17-2019, 04:03 PM
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I love my tackle station in the back of mine. If you got the dough throw your out and get one with drawers and doors. and a foot rest. This company has a hundred awesome options.

https://www.nauticaldesigninc.com/leaning.htm
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That would be sweet, they are doing some nice things with the seats now days.
Our seats have bolsters that flip down very comfortable when standing or sitting.





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Old 06-17-2019, 04:59 PM
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Llebroc chairs on seaspension seating. Extremelly comfortable and surprisingly cost me less than the most simple solutions from other leaning post fabricators. Also saves alot of room in the cockpit
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Llebroc chairs on seaspension seating. Extremelly comfortable and surprisingly cost me less than the most simple solutions from other leaning post fabricators. Also saves alot of room in the cockpit
Those are slick!
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