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Old 08-04-2004, 07:49 AM
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Old 08-04-2004, 08:15 AM
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Dont knock it till you try it.I thought sitting down was ridiculous,now I think standing up is ridiculous.Everyone who owns a sitdown boat used to tell me this,and I did not beleive them.Ask Philly from Lipship,who knows more than the Cig factory about Cigs or Mike Fiore whats better and they will tell you to SITDOWN.Even Reggie is rumored to be working on one.

I think sitdown is a new fad, it will pass. Legs make much better shock absorbers than spines do.
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Old 08-04-2004, 08:22 AM
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Brett,

Platform was fine. Still haven't installed it yet as I think I'm going to carry the color scheme from the swimdeck through the transom and onto the platform. Reasonably complex deal to do but I just can't warm up to the solid color options. That or somebody is gonna' make me an offer on that 37 Outerlimits I have my eye on
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Old 08-04-2004, 09:26 AM
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I have put 3700 miles (I love GPS stats) on my 32 Skater. By pressing your spine into the Skater high back seat you can distribute the shock to your shoulder blades and the entire length of your back. I just spent 10 hours in a 38 Top gun. I could feel the vertebrae compress every time we landed in the Gun. You legs can take some of the shock but it has to end sometime. The high back seat almost lets you hang by your shoulder blades, letting your disks expand with each landing. Your never really hit the seat bottom. The only problem was if you could not push your feet against the foot bed.
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Old 08-04-2004, 09:30 AM
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When I race the Gladiator in rough water the trick is to push of the foot rests so that your ass is out of the seat and your back is pressed into the backrest. This makes like a shock absorber. I have been out in 5-6 footers running 80 and felt pretty good considering...... I like the stand up also but it does not feel as secure as sitting tightly in a bolstered seat.
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Old 08-04-2004, 12:55 PM
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do yourself a favor buy a cat
 
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Old 08-04-2004, 12:57 PM
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how would brett know what its like to sit tight in a seat he knows what its like to feel lose in the water
 
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Old 08-05-2004, 12:50 AM
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Greg, forget the cabin and the V bottom and buy a Skater.Once you go skater you wont go back!
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Old 08-05-2004, 12:54 AM
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I really would go Cat, I race one remember.

I just can't add about 2-3 times as much for insurance.

And I don't want a 80-100k Cat just to afford the insurance.

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