Wake 101
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WakeWorld Home
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > Wakesurfing

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old     (ed_g)      Join Date: Nov 2005       11-30-2005, 6:04 AM Reply   
anyone own a Fly High FAT SEAT?

Care to give a review of the thing?

I'm thinking of buying one to use in a 2003 Moomba Outback for wakesurfing.

any info would be greatly appreciated. Found the fat seat on sale for $99.

thanks in advance

Ed Geary
Clermont, Fl
Old     (stevstaf)      Join Date: May 2001       12-01-2005, 5:06 PM Reply   
In my opinion the Fly High Fat Seat works well for wakeboarding where you want both sides of the wake to be about equal but it's not a good choice for wakesurfing because it goes all the way across the width of the boat and therefore distributes its weight equally to both sides of the boat. With wakesurfing, you want to load one side of the boat to maximize that side of the wake and to clean up that side of the wake. That's my 2 cents worth.
Old     (ktmwakeboarder)      Join Date: Jun 2004       12-08-2005, 5:33 PM Reply   
I have one, and I personally think it is awesome. Yes, it does put weight all the way across the boat, but that's just to get started... then load up a ton of other weight (sacs, lead, people, gas cans) to which ever side you need.

my setup:
Fat Seat 1250lbs (rear)
twin 350 sacs (stacked in bow hallway/walkway)
5-9 people (easily positioned wherever needed)
2 gal gas cans to put on whichever side for surfing
Old     (stevstaf)      Join Date: May 2001       12-08-2005, 6:14 PM Reply   
Nice clean wake Kevin. Looks like your setup works great for you.
Old     (ktmwakeboarder)      Join Date: Jun 2004       12-09-2005, 12:11 AM Reply   
oops *two 5gal gas cans haha. and thanks Steve! :-) yeah, it took a lil bit of playing around with the weight distribution, but I think its dialed in pretty beautifully, the sweet spot is huge
Old     (niap101)      Join Date: Jul 2004       12-09-2005, 5:41 PM Reply   
The fat seat is great for surfing; except, there are "compartments" inside and it can be difficult to fill or drain. There is a sheet of plastic towards the back of each armrest. If you are VERY careful, you can insert a knife in one of the valves and cut the plastic to allow water to flow better. If you miss, you just ruined the sac. I ended up selling mine and replacing it with the Fly High Pro X Fat Sac. I am much happier with the Pro X sacs.


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 8:30 PM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home


© 2016 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us