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Just thought that I would post some more pictures of the seat. One has the measurements on it, which may be helpful for people.











 

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I ordered one and they said about four to five weeks for completion...ugh. But, mine was ordered with the black carbon fiber and the tan indian saddle. Apparently the Tan indian saddle darkens as it wears in and gives it somewhat of a nice look to it. Cant wait.
 

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Talked to their order desk. They will not put the Ducati stitching on the back, and will not take the Corbin stitching off the side. So much for a custom seat . . . .
That's pretty lame! I'd prefer zero label/branding and still have the Ducati on the back. I still like this seat the best, but it's a shame you can't customize it more.
 

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Hope everyone has a better experience with Corbin then I've had in the past. I've found their seats I've used to be unsatisfactory in comfort and their customer service outright rude and insulting when there was a problem. Needless to say I'm not a fan,but your MMV.
 

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I don't work for Corbin or have a Scrambler anymore. Just thought some would appreciate the option. If I still had my Scrambler I would order one. Cant be worst than that hemorrhoid maker of a seat that comes stock. And it looks much nicer.
 

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I don't work for Corbin or have a Scrambler anymore. Just thought some would appreciate the option. If I still had my Scrambler I would order one. Cant be worst than that hemorrhoid maker of a seat that comes stock. And it looks much nicer.

:laugh: You may have convinced me...
 

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To be honest, I have never hated a seat more than the stock Scrambler seat.

I put a Corbin seat on my BMW on day-one to lower the seat. It was part of the purchase so I didn't get the stock seat. The Corbin seat was OK. Nothing special. I put thousands of miles on it without any issues. It was just a seat. It wasn't like it was so plush I was bragging about it. I also didn't complain about it.

It did have the removable sissy bar which helps a lot when putting girls on the back who might be a bit uncomfortable otherwise.

My issue with the Corbin Scrambler seat is the cost. $452 plus $218 for the backrest, plus shipping.
 

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Silly question? Is the seat narrower in the front do you think? The stock seat is a bit wide for me in the crotch. Kind of like the difference between a men's and women's saddle...
 

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Additional info as I visited the Hollister factory yesterday.

Corbin offers 2 seats for the Scrambler: the Gunfighter saddle and the Gunfighter & Lady saddle. One gets to pick the material for the various aspects of the seat (seating, band, side, welt) as well as options like studs or backrest. I wish for my seat somehow to match my Full Thottle's color palette. I was uncertain about the colors given the swatches available on their site. I discovered that Corbin offers the possibility for ride-ins, where one drives one's bike to their factory and where they build your seat to your specs that same day. You have to schedule an appointment which makes total sense.

I called and spoke to Janice who explained that one has to bring the bike early in the morning as it takes roughly 7 hours for the seat to be built. They usually handle only a couple of ride-ins a day and I am not too sure what the backlog is these days. Placing an order online takes about 4 weeks right now. She inquired why I was interested by the ride-in option as it seems many customers come in as they have special request to their very personal ride: add some padding here, reduce the height there, and what not. Given I wanted to know more about the color swatches, she suggested I come over and see for myself.

Nice day, light workload, and here I was on my way to Hollister (about 90 miles form SF), 101 all the way (boring) til past Gilroy and then 25 and 156, a very enjoyable scenery - farm land, tractors, pickers in the fields, on a sunny mid-week California day. I promise you that by the time I reached Corbin (1h30), there was no 2nd thought about getting a new seat.

I asked for Janice who got me some samples. Goldenrod or yellow vinyl for the sides was the question. Which one was the closest to the Full Throttle yellow? Goldenrod is actually more of an ochre than the orangie yellow swatch shown on their material page. I tried to do my best white balancing in Photoshop and you'll see the samples below compared to the site's swatches. I'd say that Goldenrod is RGB: 206, 154, 77 and Yellow is: RGB 253, 238, 94. Goldenrod is definitely way off. Nowhere close to FT yellow. The Yellow vinyl could be a good match for the yellow Icon I think. Janice suggested I could shop around for vinyl material that would be more fitting to my taste and for me to bring a swath on a ride-in day. As long as the weight is similar, there should be no problem. Since I was there, she offered for me to visit the factory. It was a pretty neat tour; it was nice seeing the different stations and understanding how a seat comes to life.

Now for the bad part of this story! I now had to drive back home with the same stock seat - that's right, another hour and a half enduring this brutal assault on my rear end. For the SF locals, I think this seat must have been designed by folks working at the Armory.

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