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Bigcalm
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PostSubject: New Corbin Seat   Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:07 pm

Hi
Just received a corbin gunfighter seat

The piece that slots into the locking mechanism from the underside of the back of the seat won't click into the lock
No matter how hard I push the rear or adjust it, I can't get it to fit into the lock
Seems to be in roughly the right position, over the lock
It's almost like it not long enough?

Any ideas?

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Steve
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PostSubject: Re: New Corbin Seat   Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:50 pm

I think others have had the same issue, too. Maybe they will be along presently.
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PostSubject: Re: New Corbin Seat   Thu Nov 22, 2018 2:40 am

Mine was the same way. It points towards the back of the bike too much, or at least mine did.

I took a two pound hammer and lightly tapped it towards the front until it finally fit straight down.

Mine went in the first time but I couldn't get it off the bike until I had to take a long screwdriver and a lot of cussing and forcing until it came off. That is when I was able to use a flashlight and look between the bottom of the seat and the bike to see what the problem was.

Now mine pops on and off with no problems
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PostSubject: Re: New Corbin Seat   Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:23 am

I had also the problem.

I filed slightly the piece under the seat that slots into the mechanism and finally it works.

Thoroughness and patience and it will be allright  Wink
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PostSubject: Re: New Corbin Seat   Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:38 am

Try adding a washer under the locking stud on the Corbin. Worked for me!
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PostSubject: Re: New Corbin Seat   Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:22 pm

I had to shim my unscrewed the shaft put her washer underneath it and always good.
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PostSubject: Re: New Corbin Seat   Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:53 pm

relayer wrote:
Try adding a washer under the locking stud on the Corbin.  Worked for me!

I assume it just unscrews?
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PostSubject: Re: New Corbin Seat   Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:27 pm

Bigcalm wrote:
relayer wrote:
Try adding a washer under the locking stud on the Corbin.  Worked for me!

I assume it just unscrews?



Correct, unscrews and has long enough threads that adding a washer still leaves plenty of engagement.
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PostSubject: Re: New Corbin Seat   Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:48 pm

Thanks Guys
Just needed a bit more length on the locking stud
Sorted

Cheers
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