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Boat seats in wheel house

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I have seen a few wheel houses with boat seats in them but I have not fished in one. Is this a good way to go?

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I have seen a few wheel houses with boat seats in them but I have not fished in one. Is this a good way to go?

I thought about doing that in my houses, but didn't. In a way it would be a good idea, like in a toy hauler. Move the seats out of the way when the wheeler comes in. It can get pretty spendy if you put all pneumatic cylinders on all of them.

I am still in debate about putting them in my next house.

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I like using the smaller wheeled office chairs with arms. They are adjustable for height and you can roll hole to hole!

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i have seen them in some fish houses that remove for the atv to fit in the back just like BIG BUCK BUSTER Said

I am thinking about one or maybe two in my next fish house still not sure tho

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I did like Glockwinger. I use rolling computer chairs that have been disgarded, recovered and repaired. I have 2 new boat seat bases in my garage that were destined for the house, now they'll go onto the 'toon. I can always get to the "hot end" of the house on the rollers! Phred52

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I just bought a rolling computer chair for my deer stand and I'm thinking it coming out after deer season and going into the fish house. I don't think you can get much more of a perfect chair for ice fishing. You can roll from hole to hole tilt back, have nice arm rest and give good back support. I will be so comfy in my stand I hope I can stay awake. sleep

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it just may be me but sitting in a crappy boats seat for 4 hours is noooo fun at all.. i like the puter chair idea.. might have to try that..

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I just bought 2 (flush mount) pedistool bases that matched the ones from my Alumacraft Tournament Sport seats. I just use my boat seats in the wheel house and they are pretty comfy and have the adjustable ride too. Just have to cut a hole in the floor and seal up the bottom of the base with silicone.

office chairs could cause some damage rolling around during travel...boat seats are locked in place.

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Boat seat are not the most comfortable to sit on for hours, go with desk chairs.

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I would only use the fancy captains chairs for the fishhouse if I was going that route but the price of them would probably make me change to a different type of chair like the computer chairs...

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my portable seats are amazing (Frabill R-TEC) and in fact I just order 2 of them for my wheelhouse. Price was allot less than I thought they would be. The plan is to weld up about 4 floor mounts and just use 2" solid aluminum round pipe for the uprights with a flat bracket on top so you can screw the seat into that. I have found you can easily spend 150-200 bucks per seat by the time you are done purchasing all the mounts and brackets. I will post some pics within the next couple of weeks when I get this product done.

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