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Old 01-23-2002, 11:48 PM
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What you talking about Phantom??????
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Old 01-24-2002, 12:15 AM
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Don't think I didn't see that! Momma didn't raise no fool.

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Old 01-24-2002, 12:22 AM
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electric are great. Set it anywhere for a custom ride Depending on conditions. I would order them again. You would be surprised how much you use them
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Old 01-24-2002, 09:22 AM
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I like my electric bolsters. I usually leave them at an angle so I can kind of lean. Sometimes pull them all the way up if I want to sit on the way back in. I would definitely get them again. I took a neighbor for a ride recently and she said the electric seats were her favorite feature.
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Old 01-24-2002, 10:00 AM
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When I ordered my current boat I was not intending on getting electric bolsters. I felt the drop outs would be fine. Until I had them I could never have realized how much of a difference it makes to have that much control over your sitting position. It is really a nice feature.
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Old 01-24-2002, 10:10 AM
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Electric bolsters are like heated car seats. They both seem to be over-the-top luxury items, but once you have these, you really appreciate their value. (of course you need to live in a cold climate to appreciate the heated car seats .
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Old 01-24-2002, 10:21 AM
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I think eletric are std on all Fountains, Usually keep mine down, I am always moving around too much to sit.
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Old 01-24-2002, 11:57 AM
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Jeff, We have the hyd. on the Formula and love them. But mine is usally all the way down.
Yes I got an email from you about a month ago. but don't remember if I was suppose to reply. was I?

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Old 01-24-2002, 01:00 PM
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Mine are either up or down, usually. Rare times is it in between. I find I maneuver them lots mor than manual ones cause it's easier to do.

I would never want a boat with manual bolsters again. I don't miss the head rushes from trying to get my damn seat back up

I can spend $15k on a new car and have power seats, if I spend $100k plus on a boat (even $50k or more), sure as hell should have them!

Now, I can also get air in a new Hyundai. Why the hell is it always an option on a boat (and "usually" 38'ers or larger, 'cept some makers), and like 50 million cajillion dollars for the option?
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Old 01-24-2002, 02:15 PM
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I make a lot of long runs thru-out the summer in all kinds of waters and weather. The electrics provide the ability to comfortably change the position of my body and the support the legs over the long haul and usually on the way back. When you only have mech's yes, they're either up or down. Once you start using the electric's there's no going back...Kinda what folks used to say about power steering vs standard in cars...
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