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Old 04-10-2017, 06:19 PM
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I made the seat for a buddy who always fishes with me and has a bad back. All I can say is, now I don't have to idle to the fishing grounds....it's hammer down time and he loves the new seat. Cranked up the spring pressure and he doesn't bottom out even in moderate waves and wake (haven't hit anything real big yet). The wife will be the next guinea pig in the seat a littler later this spring. Nice to have adjust-ability for my fishing partner at 260# down to my wife's weight (you thought I was going to spill the beans.....no way) and all weights in between.

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Old 04-26-2017, 03:29 PM
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I was able to finally get out with the boat last week and do some fishing. It just so happened to be windy at the start of the day with some good size waves with water spray over the front of the boat. The suspension seats worked way better than I could have ever imagined. My passenger stated that the suspension seats were the best feature in the boat, comparable to an Ulterra, Prokicker, and so on. So that is saying something. It was like riding on a cloud with zero jarring. If you get the chance to put these in your boat, you won't be disappointed.
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Old 04-27-2017, 08:52 AM
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I've been loving mine as well. It was a bit of work to get it all set up but I'm a happy camper.
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Old 05-01-2017, 07:42 PM
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I went ahead with the tractor seat version of the smooth move. Me and my partner couldnt believe the difference. I had the original smooth move seat on the drivers side before...this was way better
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Old 05-01-2017, 09:20 PM
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I found my suspension seat bases on ebay for $125 each. I had the pedestal parts already in the boat. I made the mounting parts from 2" metal strapping. The seat slides were from ebay for $20 per set. It took about 3 hours to get the first one made and about 3 hours for the other two. I mounted these in my Warrior 2090 and used them at Chamberlain, SD on Easter weekend. I had Shockmaster bases before and they were just ok. These are so much better that it's difficult to put into words how much better they are. I'm sure I will be making more of these for some family and friends.
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Old 05-03-2017, 02:47 PM
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I've been following this and the link on ebay is all sold out. I called Darby Manufacturing and they want $250 for one. Ugh.

Anyone know of another make/model that works similar to the ones shown here?
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Old 05-04-2017, 04:30 PM
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Ankney, check you PM's.
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Old 05-12-2017, 05:53 PM
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Seeing the original item is out of stock, here are a few alternatives for around $165 to $175. Pictures of part SSM100 shows suspension with the seat slides.

http://www.farmandranchwarehouse.com/part/14706546/

https://www.amazon.com/SSM100-Scisso.../dp/B00V3F3JSG

You may want to check with local dealer of AI Products and see what you can get one through them.
http://www.aibelts.com/ItemDetl.htm?...mNumber=SSM100

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Old 05-18-2017, 10:06 AM
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Anybody willing to make two plates and sell them, don't have a metal shop to do the cutting and welding?
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Old 05-19-2017, 10:51 PM
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anybody willing to make two plates and sell them, don't have a metal shop to do the cutting and welding?
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