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Old 09-08-2014   #1
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LL Remix outfitting question

First off my old Remix cracked, and I got a new one. I do think it is different that my old one, but whatever. I usually put knee blocks in my river runners after my knee slipped above Bouncer one time. I am thinking about glueing foam under the front part of my seat to raise it up slightly. Does any one do that, and will it hurt the boat by creating a spot with no give? What else do you guys do on your hard core river runners to create a tight fit.

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Old 09-08-2014   #2
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They have changed the seat. I felt like I sat much lower than the older model. I'm 5' 7" 165 lbs 29 inseam. I have a newer Remix 69 and I put 3/4" of minicell under the seat pad rather then gluing it under the seat. I use a 1/2" and 1/4" piece. It's easily removable and variable. I also replaced the LL thigh pads with 1" minicell. It creates a nice pocket for my knees and is very comfortable. I paddled the Middle Fork of the Salmon this summer and my knees felt great.
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Old 09-09-2014   #3
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I always put foam under the seat pad as opposed to the seat itself. The last Remix I owned had a problem with the seat sliding back and coming off the channel nuts that hold the seat in place. Foam under the seat may prevent this issue.

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Agreed, with the newer seat foam under that pad is the best option I've found

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