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Old 09-02-2010   #1
 
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Raising seat height?

I am getting a Dagger G-ride 6.2 and am trying to fit it up to me. Well one thing I noticing is I sit too low in the cockpit. I am considering getting a firm "Surf to Summit hot seat" to raise myself up a bit.

has anyone ever used one of these?

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Jim

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Old 09-02-2010   #2
 
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I have not tried the "Surf to Summit hot seat", although I did raise the seat in my old Jefe with some foam...I didn't like it and came to the decision that it's better to get a boat that fits than to try and make it fit. I doubt that helps, but good luck.
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The Jackson sweet cheeks come in different thicknesses and add varying amounts of height - the wife loves hers.
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The Jackson sweet cheeks come in different thicknesses and add varying amounts of height - the wife loves hers.
Sweet cheeks that sounds like a great idea since the 200 would raise me up to the level I think would be about perfect and I can always move it to another boat when I decide to upgrade. It's tough being vertically challenged.. I just hate spending $72.00 not knowing if I would like it.

Does it feel like your sitting on a bunch of pebbles???
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I paddle a Jackson and have the sweet cheeks as well as a one inch foam piece underneath. You don't feel the pebbles because you suck all the air out when you are sitting on it and it molds to your butt. Extremely comfy!!!
I am also vertically challenged and love being raised up. The first time out you will feel a little tippy, but stick it out, you will love it after a while.
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Hey JimT You have a private message!
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Old 09-03-2010   #7
 
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MtnGuyXC-e-mail sent, thanks

Brenda-I love your input and now I know if the sweet cheeks aren't high enough I can safely put some foam under it.

Thanks again
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