Seats In the drift boat

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  1. Ryan Buccola

    Ryan Buccola I ain't broke but brother I am badly bent

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    I just puchased a Koffler 16 guide that has a bench seat up front and I would like to install some swiville seats (2) possiblely adjustable (side to side) Any suggestions on kits or suppliers.
     
  2. jeff bandy

    jeff bandy Make my day

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    just go down to sportco, in Fife. they will have what your after. Have fun with the new boat.
    Jeff.
     
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    speyfisher Active Member

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    Cabellas has swivel seats. GI-Joe's also has them. Any good hardware, home supply store should have the alluminum rails to mount them.
     
  4. Ryan Buccola

    Ryan Buccola I ain't broke but brother I am badly bent

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    thanks guys for the direction! Tight Lines!
     
  5. Citori

    Citori Piscatorial Engineer

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    Ryan, Been there done that. I recommend using a rail system so you can slide the swivel seats in and out (also adjust position for weight distribution, and use of one seat vs. two when the situation dictates). I had the swivels in my db, and almost never used them. The seats take up room to set stuff on, get in the way of stepping back and forth, etc. You will need to find out for yourself, but my advice, don't make the mounts permanent. Removable seat backs for the bench may be a good alternative as well
     
  6. Jerry Daschofsky

    Jerry Daschofsky Moderator Staff Member

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    Yup, go to Sportco (since you're in Lake Tapps). They'll have the slider brackets for your front bench, and the seats to go on those brackets (I've bought what you're looking for there to set up my boat). Pretty easy to do and quick.
     

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