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post #1 of 5 Old 06-22-2015, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
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Corbin Repair?

Hornet Hive mind, I have a Corbin seat on my bike(second hand ,Maybe even 3rd so no warranty ). The stitching is starting to come undone. If it was your seat where would you take/send it.
I sent an email to Corbin , but their site suggest a refurb price of about 75% of a new one.

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post #2 of 5 Old 06-22-2015, 08:50 PM
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Thats about the best I found... most upholstery shops quoted me more than the original price of the saddle to recover it.

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That sounds about the same as they quoted me, someday it'll be worth it but for now I can't see the split seam when I'm riding it

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I have the same problem, even the material they used seems to be unique. You'd think Corbin would offer a replacement cover at a fair price for their customers.

I wondered how hard it would be to hand stitch it. Too bad there's not a place to rent a machine for this. Harbor Freight sells a machine, but it's too costly for something you wouldn't use very often.

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post #5 of 5 Old 06-23-2015, 06:46 AM
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Corbin uses pop rivets to secure the cover and I've heard it's VERY easy to destroy the carbon fiber base. They also glue the cover to the foam and there's a chance to destroy that too. Most local shops around here won't take a chance.
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