FAQ

For our prospective customers:


What is the price of a pedestal?

Seaspension currently sells direct to consumer, resellers and boat manufacturers. The
pricing is always lower when buying direct. Our innovative hydraulic suspension
pedestals start at $825 and up, plus shipping when purchased through us.

How do I purchase a Seaspension pedestal?


Simply call us direct at 727-216-9639. We will personally assist you in finding the
optimal solution for your boat. We accept all major credit cards.


What information do I need when placing an order?


We will need to know the measurement of the pedestal you are looking to upgrade.
This is the measurement from the bottom of your existing seat to the top of the deck. If
you want to change the height of your pedestal, now is the time to do that!
We will want to know the general weight of the primary occupant of the seat as each
pedestal is tuned for optimal performance. You also need to consider if you would like
your seat to swivel and/or slide. Give us a call and we will design a system that works
best for you and your boat.


Do you sell seats?


No, we do not carry seating at Seaspension as there are so many options and colors to
choose from. We can however, make appropriate recommendations for your upgraded
seating project. Most customers utilize their existing seating with our retrofittable
pedestals.


How long does it take once an order is placed?


We carry all the parts in stock and all pedestals are assembled per order. We usually
ship same or next day via UPS Ground. Each pedestal ships in its own protective
individual box.


Are Seaspension pedestals height adjustable?


No. Our pedestals are not height adjustable due to the complexity of the internal components.
It his pre-assembled in the height that best suits your needs. It is important to measure
carefully when selecting a pedestal. You can use this as an opportunity to change the height of
the seat when ordering. You may want to try stacking cushions on your existing seat to
determine the height of your best vantage point. Keep in mind you will be doing a lot more
sitting than standing as your ride will be that more enjoyable.


Can I use my existing seat and footrest with a Seaspension pedestal?


Seaspension is designed to work with most standard seating attachments. We carry footrests
that fit our posts and bushings to allow you to reuse your existing footrest, in most cases.

 

For Seaspension owners:

My pedestal doesn’t feel like it’s moving. Is it working?


The pedestal should not move from merely sitting on it. It is engineered to come under use
when the boat is underway, ranging from a light chop all the way up to a rough sea state.

The spring has a variable rate and the damper is velocity sensitive. These proprietary
components are engineered to work together to handle a range of rider weights and sea
conditions.


If you purchased your boat with Seaspension on it, it is likely that it came with the standard set
up, which works for most people (180-230 lbs.). If your weight is outside this range, call us an
we can assist in making your pedestal work best for you.


I am seeing a little graphite blowing out the bottom. Normal?


The gray powder is aluminum oxide and it is normal to a degree. Some environments
seem to produce more than others. You can rinse it off with a hose and even clean up
inside the tube by lifting up the boot and vacuum.

 

I received my Seaspension pedestal and the rubber boot is not
attached to the base. Why?


The rubber bellows is not meant to be attached to the base. It is not attached for air
circulation and to allow for rotation on some models. There is a weighted ring that holds
it down.


Looks like there is a crack in the weld connecting the tube to the base.
Should I be concerned?


The inner tube is not welded to the base, it is urethane bonded for strength and lateral shock
mitigation. The urethane is flexible and sometimes you will see what appears to be a crack in
the hard marine paint (AWL Grip). This is normal and not a reason for concern. The physical
attachment and waterproofing is maintained by the urethane bond.

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