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Old 04-19-2017, 08:15 PM   #11
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Hi,
can you tell something about the seats you would use?
In my simpit I use a modified seat from a "Smart", which are really cheap at ebay. I made a mount frame which looks like the real EC-120 seat.
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I even can use the rail for adjusting.
In my opinion these seats are better for "heli-use" than racing seats.
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Hi Yogi,

if referring to me, I'm still in the proces of looking for a seat, might design my own. I'll have a look
at those smart seats. Interested in what you come up with.
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I like that seat (not the color, haha). You should definitely incorporate it. Like we talked about, a removable space on the right for a mousepad would be handy. If you have any more pictures feel free to post

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Old 04-21-2017, 08:00 AM   #14
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I like its color, because orange is my preferred color.
And it is a civilian EC-120

And used Smart seats are really cheap, mine was 39,-€ + shipping.
1 day for disassembling, cleaning and mount it on my foot frames.
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Are you going to include the seat and we buy the entire rig from you?
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Hi,
can you tell something about the seats you would use?
In my simpit I use a modified seat from a "Smart", which are really cheap at ebay. I made a mount frame which looks like the real EC-120 seat.
Attachment 160977
the seat can be mount with simple connectors.
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I even can use the rail for adjusting.
In my opinion these seats are better for "heli-use" than racing seats.
Interesting - do you mind showing some pics with more of the seat in view? I've been looking for second hand car seats to use for my sim pit - the one I am seriously considering is the "boot" fold down seat from a Hyundai Santa Fe (2010-2015 I think are ht model years). Mainly due the the fact it folds down very flat, and so works potentially works for my "coffee table simpit transformer".

I am curious to see the Smart seat, though, and I am curious how far it can fold forward?

I was initially looking at "gaming seats, but they are silly expensive, and I'd need ot do a bunch of modifications in the end anyway...

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Yogi, is there any way we could get an update for this thread on how the mounting system is coming along? I, and I'm sure others, are on the edge of our seats waiting for any kind of news.
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