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#10857100 - 05/19/15 09:48 PM Seat idea for Perception Striker.
Odd Doc Offline
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Registered: 12/21/14
Posts: 12
Do you think there would be too much stress on the scupper holes of I were to rig up a seat using some poles down in the scupper holes for support?

#10857139 - 05/19/15 09:57 PM Re: Seat idea for Perception Striker. [Re: Odd Doc]
collincountytx Online   content
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Registered: 04/08/08
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Loc: Dallas, TX
By guess: If you are under 180lbs, should be OK.

#10857600 - 05/20/15 06:45 AM Re: Seat idea for Perception Striker. [Re: Odd Doc]
crabtrap Offline
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Registered: 09/03/04
Posts: 1009
I wouldn't do that

#10858352 - 05/20/15 12:00 PM Re: Seat idea for Perception Striker. [Re: Odd Doc]
Bass Art Offline
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Registered: 03/16/03
Posts: 3897
Loc: Talty, TX
I'm with Hooked. Buy 6' of 2x6 redwood construction grade lumber and take a grinder with a flap wheel to it. Shape it to fit the 2 depressions, and then mount your seat on top of them. It might take a little time to get it right, but when you're done, you will have a solid base and you won't damage your kayak. I'm planning to build a base for an elevated seat for Daveg99, but he hasn't brought it to me yet.
Dad took me fishing when I was 10, and I've been pretty much hooked since. He went to be with God on August 14, 2012. I miss you, Dad.

#10858413 - 05/20/15 12:19 PM Re: Seat idea for Perception Striker. [Re: Bass Art]
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Registered: 12/02/12
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Loc: Cherokee County
Worst case you void warranty, cause leak in scupper that fills hull, you dump your kayak and loose all your fishing gear. If you can handle that ... go for it! banana roflmao

A good rule of angling philosphy is not to interfere with another fisherman's ways of being happy, unless you want to be hated.

Zane Grey, Tales of Fishes, 1919


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