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#6403416 - 08/11/16 09:05 AM Tree stand seat cushion recommendation.
BigDad Offline
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Registered: 08/15/06
Posts: 181
Can anyone recommend a good seat cushion for my tree stands? I have a few stands that are very uncomfortable with hard seats that makes my hind end hurt after a while. Have tried a few cushions that flatten out or are too small. I'm 6'1" 240 lb.
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#6403419 - 08/11/16 09:06 AM Re: Tree stand seat cushion recommendation. [Re: BigDad]
BigDad Offline
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Waterproof is a plus, hate a soggy seat.
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#6403818 - 08/11/16 02:08 PM Re: Tree stand seat cushion recommendation. [Re: BigDad]
gtrich94 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 578
Loc: Houston, TX
I don't know how big the seat is, but have you looked at the square life-preservers in the boat section of Walmart or Academy? They are about 2"'s thick and have a plastic cover. I use them in my blind because the kids are too short to see out the window in a regular office chair
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#6404197 - 08/11/16 06:37 PM Re: Tree stand seat cushion recommendation. [Re: gtrich94]
Lacy1 Offline
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Registered: 12/15/11
Posts: 199
Loc: Tennessee
Take a look at Fat Boy seat cushions by Hunt Comfort. They are outstanding. I take mine to and from stand. I would not recommend leaving in a stand exposed to weather. I primarily bow hunt and you can sit all day with these. Mine has a gel pad inside the memory foam.

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#6405035 - 08/12/16 10:24 AM Re: Tree stand seat cushion recommendation. [Re: BigDad]
BigDad Offline
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Registered: 08/15/06
Posts: 181
Thanks for the feedback. The boat seat cushions I've tried are a little to hard for me.

I'm surprised at how expensive the Fat Boy cushions are, but like anything, you get what you pay for. Being 56 yrs old, comfort is something I'm willing to pay for.
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#6405238 - 08/12/16 11:47 AM Re: Tree stand seat cushion recommendation. [Re: BigDad]
TKM Offline
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Registered: 01/29/12
Posts: 109
Loc: Bedford, Tx.
I have the Fat Boy as well. When it gets cold I keep them in my 5th wheel rather than in the cab of the truck.
That way I am sitting on a warm seat rather than a cold one.

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#6406531 - 08/13/16 11:09 AM Re: Tree stand seat cushion recommendation. [Re: BigDad]
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Registered: 01/11/09
Posts: 4783
Loc: Germany
I've used the smaller ATV inner tubes inside of an elastic camo cover with pretty good success. Just a thought.
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#6406629 - 08/13/16 12:51 PM Re: Tree stand seat cushion recommendation. [Re: BigDad]
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Registered: 09/24/10
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Not sure how your tree stand is built, but I modified the framing on a couple of mine to accept a bolt on boat seat
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