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Frame Instructions: Fat Cat

Fat Cat Components:

  • (2) Yokes
  • (4) Side Rails
  • (1) Cross Bar
  • (2) Seat Bars
  • (2) Foot Bars
  • (1) Pair of Oar Mounts
  • (2) 9ft Straps
  • (4) Strap Slides
  • (1) Frame Wrench
  • (20) U-bolts
  • (40) Washers and Locking Nuts
  • (2) High-Back Drain Hole Seat with bolts and washers

    Note: Side Rails, and Seats are packed Separately
NRS Fat Cat Frame - 72


  1. Lay out the frame parts as shown in the image above. Place the yokes upside down with the narrow end up.

  2. Install the U-bolts on the inner yoke LoPro fittings, add the washers and the nuts, leaving them loose. Slide the two inner side rails in through the U-bolts, then tighten the nuts.

  3. Turn the yokes right side up so that the inner rails are supporting the frame. Follow step 2 with the outer rails.

  4. Set the seat, foot, and cross bars in place and add the U-bolts. Be sure that the side marked "Front" on the seat plate faces forward. Adjust the cross bar so that it fits against the cooler or dry box snugly.

  5. Add seats, oar mounts, cooler mounts and straps.

    Note: See Strap Slide Instructions.

  6. Check to be sure that all of the U-bolts are tight. Periodically check the tightness of all nuts and bolts.

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