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New Townmate Seat Cover

Post  JohnW on Mon 6 Jan - 19:52

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/YAMAHA-T80-TOWNMATE-TOWN-MATE-MOTORCYCLE-SEAT-COVER-new-superb-quality-/271354806721?pt=UK_Motorcycle_Parts&hash=item3f2e01c1c1
This firm is offering new pattern Townmate seat covers for £29.99 plus postage £2.99
Problem is how do you fix it to the base, the originals are stapled, so you would need an industrial stapler.

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Re: New Townmate Seat Cover

Post  Admin drgaz on Tue 7 Jan - 4:43

Thats nice be good to buy one as a pattern and get some made up.
Thing is its not going to be a fast moving item to do that.
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Re: New Townmate Seat Cover

Post  JohnW on Tue 7 Jan - 6:24

As I said in my original post the problem is fitting it, the base is polypropolene & therefore has to be stapled requiring an industrial stapler. Nothing worse than having a saggy seat cover through ill fitting. For not much more I got a seat recovered by a local upholsterer it did not have the ribbing or the Yamaha name, but not a problem for me as I did not want it for a show bike.

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Re: New Townmate Seat Cover

Post  Admin drgaz on Wed 8 Jan - 8:11

Yes you correct must be other ways around it??
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Seat cover

Post  JohnW on Wed 30 Apr - 19:08

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/YAMAHA-T80-TOWNMATE-TOWN-MATE-MOTORCYCLE-SEAT-COVER-new-superb-quality-/271354806721?pt=UK_Motorcycle_Parts&hash=item3f2e01c1c1
Has anyone bought one of these seat covers from eBay? If so what was quality like? How easy was it to fit & how did you attach it to the base? If you used adhesive what sort?

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Re: New Townmate Seat Cover

Post  JohnW on Thu 1 May - 6:09

Had this reply from Russ who supplies the covers
"You need a good quality staple gun from B&Q so you can staple the covers to the poly base
Dont try clips or adhesive it wont work
Stapling is very easy to do with the right gun"

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Re: New Townmate Seat Cover

Post  Admin drgaz on Thu 1 May - 7:14

Funny thing that I was in home base the other day and they had heavy dutie staple guns there for little money, :d\\'-\\': 
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Re: New Townmate Seat Cover

Post  JohnW on Thu 1 May - 8:33

Admin drgaz wrote:Funny thing that I was in home base the other day and they had heavy dutie staple guns there for little money, :d\\'-\\': 

For as little as £5 then around another £4 for some staples. You are then over £40, I can get a seat recovered locally for that, all right it wont have a pattern on it or Yamaha but it will look OK & do the job.

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