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#11645368 - 06/03/16 02:46 PM While fishing for Crappie.........
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Just a question, I'm in the market for some new seats for my boat. For those of you that are out there in the Texas summer heat, does it matter if the seat is a dark color or light color? I saw some nice black seats, but was worried that they may get too hot while fishing in the Texas summer heat. Thanks for your input.
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#11645375 - 06/03/16 02:49 PM Re: While fishing for Crappie......... [Re: Rook1436]
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Black seats will get hot, go with a lighter color. I had white sites with a dark blue stripe on my CC. The dark blue part would burn you while the white was cool to the touch.
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#11645380 - 06/03/16 02:51 PM Re: While fishing for Crappie......... [Re: Rook1436]
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We call black seats 'Texas Butt Branding Irons'.
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#11645387 - 06/03/16 02:53 PM Re: While fishing for Crappie......... [Re: Rook1436]
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So maybe a light gray seat would be okay?
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#11645459 - 06/03/16 03:15 PM Re: While fishing for Crappie......... [Re: Rook1436]
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I think light gray would be ok.
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#11645696 - 06/03/16 05:13 PM Re: While fishing for Crappie......... [Re: Rook1436]
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My 2cents Light grey would be ok - I think.

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#11652495 - 06/07/16 02:13 PM Re: While fishing for Crappie......... [Re: Rook1436]
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I've got dark blue in my boat. Really don't fight it much. But I keep towels that I'll sit on if need be. And I've in the past got towel wet, wipe seat to cool off.
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#11652527 - 06/07/16 02:30 PM Re: While fishing for Crappie......... [Re: Rook1436]
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I had light gray in mine way back. No butt branding.
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#11652530 - 06/07/16 02:35 PM Re: While fishing for Crappie......... [Re: jjranch]
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Originally Posted By: jjranch
I've got dark blue in my boat. Really don't fight it much. But I keep towels that I'll sit on if need be. And I've in the past got towel wet, wipe seat to cool off.


THIS.. all seats in Texas will get hot,..I have a couple beach towels that we throw on the seats..

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#11653507 - 06/07/16 09:31 PM Re: While fishing for Crappie......... [Re: JIM SR.]
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Originally Posted By: JIM SR.
Originally Posted By: jjranch
I've got dark blue in my boat. Really don't fight it much. But I keep towels that I'll sit on if need be. And I've in the past got towel wet, wipe seat to cool off.


THIS.. all seats in Texas will get hot,..I have a couple beach towels that we throw on the seats..
BINGO!! That`s what I do and my seats are Blue & Grey.


Edited by Fishbonz (06/07/16 09:32 PM)

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#11656918 - 06/09/16 11:24 AM Re: While fishing for Crappie......... [Re: Rook1436]
Rook1436 Offline
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That's some good information, I'll try the beach towels to keep cool. Thanks coolio
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