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Mustang Wide Solo 123 50.62%
Corbin Dual Touring 10 4.12%
Sportster Sundowner 65 26.75%
Other 45 18.52%
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H-D skirted tractor seat on home made bracket, with 6" springs.

60 k miles later, still love it.
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yes, just bough the Mustang too. wide tourer..bloody lovely./.though if you have the OEM rear sissy bar and rack fitted, you do need to remove the whole rack and sissy bar now to get the seat off. that is a PITA
With the Sundowner seat you can still remove it with the OEM rear sissy bar and rack fitted;. It is a little tight but it does come off if you are careful.
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How often do you need to remove the seat? I put hard bags on my Roadster and every time I have to put a new rear tire on, I have to remove a few extra bolts so that I can get the wheel off. Having the bags is worth the extra effort. Is having a comfortable seat not worth the effort of having to take the sissy bar and rack off occasionally?
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I tend to remove the seat when washing / waxing the bike. And compared to stock the Sundowner is comfortable although I think the Mustang is likely better.
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Keep in mind where the seat sits you, forward or back. The Sundowner Solo for the 2010-later XL's sits you back. It's sits me back like my LePera Daytona Daddy Long Legs. The earlier Sundowner and the Mustang's don't move you back.
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