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PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:03 pm 
My 96 k1 is great, except for the seat, the problem is that the back rest plastic insert slides under the seat plastic insert whilst I am paddling and I have to shuffle it back into position. It allows the back part to rest on the rib behind it which ends up sticking in my back. Am I missing something?
I am considering joining the two parts together where they meet somehow.
Any ideas?

Barry


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 4:21 pm 
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Not sure about a '96 seat, but the '04 and most all after '98 have straps that go through the back rib and can be cinched up tight so the seat back will stay in place. Is your's configured that way?

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 7:29 pm 
Even if there is a difference between pre-98 and post-98 seats, he can always use post-98 seat with straps and all, - as long as there is a sling with Velcro in place. I could imagine this problem happening when either the backrest straps are loose, or the fabric envelope with backrest and seat is loose, or the foam insert isn't the same as in post-98.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 8:09 pm 
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Just looking at my '04 seat. I see how the back could slip down behind the bottom, but only if the straps aren't secured. The bottom should stay in place with the velcro and straps, so it has to be the straps at the top of the back that would be the problem.

In the short time I have had this K-1, I have placed the seat wrong and climbed in the boat only to find the back below the coaming screw. Somewhat painful. It usually occurs when the seat bottom is placed a little too far forward and I am not paying attention.

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