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blackbeauty02
07-07-2006, 02:11 AM
i was wanting to replace my backseats with the fatsac seats. anyone know where to find them? thanks guys

statenine
07-07-2006, 02:25 AM
wakeside.com

Mikey
07-07-2006, 09:37 AM
Anyone have any experience with them? Are they worth a $h!t.

Jwhitsett1129
07-07-2006, 10:04 AM
I have been curious about those myself. I wonder if they have a frame and are rigid enough to be used as seats when not full...

Cary K.
07-07-2006, 10:50 AM
I had one several years ago in my old ProStar. It worked really well, added a lot of weight. You do have to be careful when cutting the throttle though, they will send a wave over the back.

As far as structure, it is just like an air mattress. No frame, although I guess you could fill it with air when you don't need the weight. Never tried it though.

tommcat
07-07-2006, 12:25 PM
i just took mine out and replaced it with a pro x fat sac. the seat worked fine but i seemed to always have some knucklehead in the boat that wanted to step on it when deflated. so i put one in that is a little more hidden.

as far as performance goes, it adds a ton of weight and the wake will be huge. i never tried it just inflated with air as a seat but it worked well when full of water.

erkoehler
07-07-2006, 12:36 PM
PM at you....

blackbeauty02
07-08-2006, 09:12 PM
so when this is full you can sit on it...stand on it? dang 1100 lbs. of weight. i won't have to buy fat sacs then.

http://www.wakeside.com/page/w/PROD/wakeboard_boat_ballast/fly_high_fat_seat_sac_w710

erkoehler
07-09-2006, 07:47 AM
There is one other one that comes with a backrest....

Upper Michigan Prostar190
07-09-2006, 11:49 AM
Erk, you selling fat sacs now too? :confused:

blackbeauty02
07-09-2006, 01:35 PM
http://cgi.ebay.com/New-Wakeboard-Ski-Boat-Sofa-Fat-Sac-1200lb-MSRP-169_W0QQitemZ150005277410QQihZ005QQcategoryZ15272Q QcmdZViewItem

what about this one? it's only $150 compared to flyhigh's $279. but it's prob not as durable.

Barefoot57
07-09-2006, 02:00 PM
Hi. I run the BI/FH Used/Refurbished and Blemished Equipment Outlet Store. Send me a PM and I can get you a great deal on lightly used or leftover Fly High Equipment.

Or, email me at BIFHoutletstore@yahoo.com

Thanks!

Upper Michigan Prostar190
07-09-2006, 02:53 PM
Do you ever have used Booms?

blackbeauty02
07-09-2006, 04:22 PM
http://cgi.ebay.com/New-Wakeboard-Ski-Boat-Sofa-Fat-Sac-1200lb-MSRP-169_W0QQitemZ150005277410QQihZ005QQcategoryZ15272Q QssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

http://cgi.ebay.com/Fat-Seat-Fat-Sac-1800lbs-Wakeboard-Boat-Weight-Enhancer_W0QQitemZ7240339326QQihZ015QQcategoryZ238 07QQssPageNameZWD1VQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

which one do you think is better? i thnk the 1800lbs is overkill on a boat like mine. prob sink it but i like the set up. any personal opinions on which one is better...which one will hold up better?

billr
07-09-2006, 04:52 PM
Looks to me like the 1800# will only sell for $99. Can't bid lower. Pretty ugly too!

mann0220
07-10-2006, 02:15 PM
I have a 1200lb. Launch Pad Fat Seat in place of the rear seat in my '89 Prostar, and it fits perfectly in the narrower beam of the older boats. I have a closed bow, so I threw a 600lb. sac in the nose to help get on plane. This combo works really well and the wake is better than later model Moomba's and Tige's that I've ridden behind. There is no pressure on the sides of the hull or the engine cover from the seat. We face it backwards so people can watch the action.
Brian

erkoehler
07-10-2006, 02:31 PM
http://cgi.ebay.com/New-Wakeboard-Ski-Boat-Sofa-Fat-Sac-1200lb-MSRP-169_W0QQitemZ150005277410QQihZ005QQcategoryZ15272Q QssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

http://cgi.ebay.com/Fat-Seat-Fat-Sac-1800lbs-Wakeboard-Boat-Weight-Enhancer_W0QQitemZ7240339326QQihZ015QQcategoryZ238 07QQssPageNameZWD1VQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

which one do you think is better? i thnk the 1800lbs is overkill on a boat like mine. prob sink it but i like the set up. any personal opinions on which one is better...which one will hold up better?


815-385-0880 give me a call and I'll tell you what we have. Sorry I missed your call yesterday.

Cary K.
07-10-2006, 02:41 PM
I have a 1200lb. Launch Pad Fat Seat in place of the rear seat in my '89 Prostar, and it fits perfectly in the narrower beam of the older boats. I have a closed bow, so I threw a 600lb. sac in the nose to help get on plane. This combo works really well....

Bow weight is critical. I ran pretty much the same setup in my '88. The biggest downfal to the fatseat is that for it to be useable as a seat, it has to be full, which means you are running all of that weight all of the time. It was never a problem for me, but it might be for other people.

mann0220
07-10-2006, 02:48 PM
Bow weight is critical. I ran pretty much the same setup in my '88. The biggest downfal to the fatseat is that for it to be useable as a seat, it has to be full, which means you are running all of that weight all of the time. It was never a problem for me, but it might be for other people.

This is true, anything less than 1000lbs in the sac makes it pretty uncomfortable, so be ready to sacrifice a little fuel efficiency to get that big wake:)