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How to change seating in Eskimo Quick Flip 2?

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The bench seat in my quick flip 2 is very uncomfortable. Any ideas on how to put in seats or a more comfortable bench instead. I'm also thinking of moving the seating back so I can keep my feet in the tub and have more room on the ice in front of the tub.

Thanks,

Al

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thought the same thing about my grand caravan house.

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Look at some of the threads dealing with mods to various houses. Shouldn't be too hard to build a flat deck and maybe put some boat seats on it. I agree them Eskimo bench seats are awful.

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Yep can't stand my bench seat, sat in a friends bucket seats the other day and realized how bad my eskimo is.

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I agree, I don't like mine either. I'm going to take tomorrow off of fishing, well maybe, and see what I can come up with for mine. I think the boat seat idea is good. Maybe even butt seats on shorter power pedestals, but that may prove to be too complicated.

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the new eskimo bench seats for the red houses are really comfortable. I wonder if you could just replace the bench cusion part for the new kind, or else just take of the bench part and put in a universal boat seat or sumpin

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Take a 1/2" peice of plywood cut to fit under the pad on the bench, add a peice of 2" foam makes it alot better. Personaly I like the bench frame for storing my rods under when moving or not in use. I also store my braces in the backrest. I have also thought about taking the seat and backrest off and installing just regular boat seats on the frame but will lose my storage for my braces and a nice flat spot for laying the auger when pulling by hand..

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You are right esox it does make a nice flat area for setting things on when pulling out.

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Is it the padding or the angle of the backrest? A buddy changed the seat and backrest angles a little in his eskimo and it is by far the most comfortable seat I've ever sat on, kind of like sitting on your couch at home.

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