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Old 12-09-05, 06:46 PM   #1
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Saddle Project...

So I went and cut off the sides of the saddle (Soft Nylon). What type of cushion should I use to pad it and what type of fabric should I cover it with?
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Old 12-09-05, 06:49 PM   #2
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try riding it without any padding, you may find you don't need it.
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Old 12-09-05, 07:38 PM   #3
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Old 12-09-05, 07:42 PM   #4
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Sweet...it surprisingly comfortable....this is even better, I kind of like the look it has now anyways. Many Thanks guys.
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Old 12-09-05, 08:03 PM   #5
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Nicely done, gentlemen.
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I recently covered an older immitation leather saddle I found with some wool- houndstooth- worked out pretty well- just staple the loose ends underneath with a staple gun.-*** you can do it with any fabric**
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just staple the loose ends underneath with a staple gun.-*** you can do it with any fabric**
I take it the staples don't poke through the outside?

Why am I having visions of Martha Stewart in this thread?



And today we will learn how to recover that old bike saddle with a fabric design to show off your personality and creative flair... blah blah blah....
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oh, yeah. she's out of prison now, isn't she?
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