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View Poll Results: How many seats ya got for your Sporty?
Only the One it came with. "and my ass hates me for it." 264 31.21%
Two, "my ass thinks I'm at least trying, now." 369 43.62%
Three, "entering Nucken Futs territory" 169 19.98%
Four, "can't read forums or have real bad luck w/ choices" 35 4.14%
More than four, "Definatly Nucken Futs or Ass runs your life" 9 1.06%
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Old 4th August 2018
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2 bikes three seat. '00 bought used and put a corbin on it, gave old one away. found a real nice used danny gray leather seat on craigslist for the '07.
just thinking of hide o naga seat pains the old rudes.
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only one now. i had 3 total. a stock sporty 2-up seat and a stock solo seat and i also had a corbin gunfighter. i sold the 2-up seat and the gunfighter. that gunfighter seat looked good but it was the most uncomfortable seat i've ever sat my ass on. good thing i got it for free to begin with.
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I have a Sundowner that I gutted and re-padded and it now works OK. I have Mustang day tripper that I love but the missus dislikes, and I have a Le Pera Aviator that is my favourite - but I need to find a pillion seat that matches it.
edit - Just realised I voted 4 seats in the poll........
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I know this is an old thread but I'm throwing in my two cents' worth. I had a stock solo and a stock two-up, both of which had fractured plastic in the base. Now I'm on a Mustang two-up and hoping it holds up. What is it with H-D seats? Both of mine and had quality top material with great padding, and were comfortable but I won't buy another one. I weigh 185 pounds and ride single, so weight should not be an issue.
Does anyone have any suggestions for a good seat that will last? Price is an issue.
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I have a Corbin, which is why I would recommend Mustang!
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Many years ago I read an article on Corbin's fluctuating quality. It was like rolling dice, you either got a good seat or you got a bad one. Communications after purchasing seemed non-existent. This is why I have a Mustang now. So far, so good....
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I've got an HD solo on the 02. Not the stock one, it was in their 03 catalog. The 01 has a Sundowner. The 13 has the stock seat and I added the HD pillion. The 05 has a Saddleman. The 15 has a stock seat. I've got several more seats.
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Three...the stock one plus two others from Drag Specialties, one extended reach solo and one two up touring. Am entirely happy with the DS seats, well made in the US, comfortable, and price is reasonable.
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I used to have 4 - stock 2-up, HD Badlander 2-up, stock solo, Le Pera Bare Bones LT solo. Recently knocked that down to 2 with just the HD Badlander and Le Pera.
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Update on my Mustang seat: I now have two. Both of my stock Harley seats, the two-up one piece and the solo, both had a cracked base from side to side which I've found is common for them. Cheap plastic. Mustang has a fiberglass base and marine grade leather. My two-up, one piece Regal Duke has done so well that I bought a solo Tripper and I alternate between them, depending on my mood. I've put many long day trips on both and they are equally comfortable. The quality is excellent. American made, too.
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