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Anyone put a non-Triumph seat on their Bobber? There’s lots out there that are more classic looking, but wonder how easy/hard it is to fit them on, given the mounting set up.

Also wonder how they might look...
 

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There are many mod threads with new seats many of which are Corbin and a few others which are custom or use the stock seat as a starter. If you use the search bar you should find descriptions and pix.
 

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Can you say, "Torture rack"? I'll bet you can. :|
You would be surprised how comfortable (maybe the wrong word) the old metal tractor seats are/were. I've ridden on the old tractors that used them , and besides being affected by temperature , they all day long agreeable to the butt. That one apparently has air conditioning.......:grin2:
 

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I had this built and it is beautiful , but I find myself more attached to the Corbin (for comfort) , but this one looks better. I would say it is a more comfortable seat than stock and looks better on the bike than the Corbin.
Hi BB,

That's a great looking seat, I like the vintage look and colour too.

Cheerio,

Roy
 

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You would be surprised how comfortable (maybe the wrong word) the old metal tractor seats are/were. I've ridden on the old tractors that used them , and besides being affected by temperature , they all day long agreeable to the butt. That one apparently has air conditioning.......:grin2:
I used to have an old Massey Ferguson 35 Deluxe. Come to think of it, the seat wasn't that bad. However, I don't think that I would put it on my Bobber. :wink2:
 

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Ah right, I’ve seen the Corbins. Was thinking more of Bates style etc I guess. Maybe Biltwells or La Perla. Glad to see these pics though, and will search for more. Cheers.
 

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I used to have an old Massey Ferguson 35 Deluxe. Come to think of it, the seat wasn't that bad. However, I don't think that I would put it on my Bobber. :wink2:
Deluxe... did that mean two hessian potato sacks as opposed to one? :grin2::grin2::grin2:
 

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Can you say, "Torture rack"? I'll bet you can. :|
For me, nothing was worse than the OEM seat. Weird, as it was fine in the beginning - then it’s like I suddenly became allergic to it and my a** and tailbone would scream with pain within the first 10KM.
Thank goodness Corbin swooped in to the rescue... :grin2:
 

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I had this built and it is beautiful , but I find myself more attached to the Corbin (for comfort) , but this one looks better. I would say it is a more comfortable seat than stock and looks better on the bike than the Corbin.
That is one great looking seat! ?
 

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I have the statement seat and for my riding (short stints in the mountains or along the coast) it is GREAT and I like the looks. I would like to see a faux seat spring kit for it as so many other faux parts are on the Bobber. I wouldn't mind the fake. I hate the look of that stupid seat tail/rail.
 

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I had this built and it is beautiful , but I find myself more attached to the Corbin (for comfort) , but this one looks better. I would say it is a more comfortable seat than stock and looks better on the bike than the Corbin.
Bear

was the seat made local to you, if so do you mind sharing the price and manufacturer.:smile2:
 

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was the seat made local to you, if so do you mind sharing the price and manufacturer.:smile2:

It was made in here in America , by Mother Road Customs. I dealt with them to get this ready based on the needs of a Bobber (They make seats that sit on rear springs). 2 pans were used (necessary since no rear support) and it was just over 400.00. I shipped back and forth 3 times to work out some kinks , but they should be able to punch them out now.
 

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It was made in here in America , by Mother Road Customs. I dealt with them to get this ready based on the needs of a Bobber (They make seats that sit on rear springs). 2 pans were used (necessary since no rear support) and it was just over 400.00. I shipped back and forth 3 times to work out some kinks , but they should be able to punch them out now.
Thanks for the reply, cant make my mind up on style or comfort :frown2:
 

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Thanks for the reply, cant make my mind up on style or comfort :frown2:
Well , if I wasn't as big a guy as I am , I feel certain this seat would have been great. The Corbin is much firmer , and in the end , won the coin toss. The Corbin does give up a little in the looks dept to this one though.
 
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