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PostSubject: Need a new seat!    Wed Feb 03, 2016 12:57 pm

Rain today.  That means soaking wet butt next time I ride the tractor.

So, I'm looking to either replace the seat or get a nice waterproof cover.

I see a seat from ASC for a good price, actually cheaper than some covers!  It's urethane foam and has a drain hole too.  Just wondering about the high-back vs. a low-back.


There's also this one from Northern Tool, but it doesn't look as weatherproof.



Any preferences out there?
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PostSubject: Re: Need a new seat!    Wed Feb 03, 2016 1:17 pm

All of my junk has the old steel seats. Not too comfortable. I would think the low back would have a sportier look though. For rough terrain and off road conditions, shouldn't really need the high back all that much. At least that's what I would think. I think I'm going with some sort of cushion for my next build.
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PostSubject: Re: Need a new seat!    Wed Feb 03, 2016 1:28 pm

Personally I like a high backed seat much better than the lower backed ones. Plus that first one seems much more higher quality.
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PostSubject: Re: Need a new seat!    Wed Feb 03, 2016 1:36 pm

High back good for those long cross country runs. Yeah that top pic does look like tougher material though.
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PostSubject: Re: Need a new seat!    Wed Feb 03, 2016 4:52 pm

I like a nice guy back even though I don't have one the one on creepy crawlers it's pretty comfortable and when you're climbing nose steeper hill and riding wheelies you don't have to worry about sliding off the back
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PostSubject: Re: Need a new seat!    Wed Feb 03, 2016 5:59 pm

i personally prefer the tall back as they keep you in your seat better off road, and helps keep a part of your back from being caoted in mud. Just personal opinion. And the tall back one looks to be made of a better material.
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PostSubject: Re: Need a new seat!    Wed Feb 03, 2016 7:24 pm

Found this one as well.  A little cheaper, larger butt area (not that I need it) and a slightly lower back.  The 4 reviews were positive and they said it was good construction.  I think I'll get the first one that I posted, but wanted to put this one up in case anyone was looking for seats like I am.

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PostSubject: Re: Need a new seat!    Wed Feb 03, 2016 7:53 pm

I honestly havnt drove something with a tall back to tell you whats better but i sure do like my short seat. i kinda think it makes bailing easier, makes the look of the tractor good.
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PostSubject: Re: Need a new seat!    Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:44 pm

I always liked short back seats, till I got a nice tall back one, now I cant say enough good about em. I still think low back look cooler, but high back is much more comfy Very Happy especially if you ride for more than a half hour or so. I dont think its any harder to bail off a higher back seat, as I bail to the sides not off the back.....
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PostSubject: Re: Need a new seat!    Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:41 am

@Creepycrawler wrote:
I always liked short back seats, till I got a nice tall back one, now I cant say enough good about em. I still think low back look cooler, but high back is much more comfy Very Happy  especially if you ride for more than a half hour or so. I dont think its any harder to bail off a higher back seat, as I bail to the sides not off the back.....

Ill probably have to rock one to find out then. Since mine really, really needs a seat
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PostSubject: Re: Need a new seat!    Thu Feb 04, 2016 8:53 am

That was my dilemma: Go for cool looking sporty Low-back, or wouuld the High-Back be more comfortable but look goofy? Well, we shall find out! Cool
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PostSubject: Re: Need a new seat!    Mon Feb 22, 2016 11:21 am

Update!  I got the seat and bolted it on no problem.  The old seat came off with a gentle tug.  cheers

I'm impressed with it's construction and fit.  I mounted it slightly closer to the steering wheel than I should have.  Will make some slots and move it back if I can't get used to it.  But for now, I'm very happy with the upgrade.  Cool





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