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Corbin seat and smuggler tank on Ebay.
« on: May 14, 2018, 08:55:18 pm »
Hey chaps had to mention this........I'm not selling this, but I've got one and love it perfect for a heavy chain etc.

Have a look great bit of kit costs about £1600 new.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Corbin-Seat-K1200s-K1300s/302736752899?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649




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Re: Corbin seat and smuggler tank on Ebay.
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2018, 09:57:18 pm »
Smuggler tank - for the extra budgies?  :o

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Re: Corbin seat and smuggler tank on Ebay.
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2018, 09:58:14 pm »
It looks lower than the standard seat, Martin. True?

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Re: Corbin seat and smuggler tank on Ebay.
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2018, 10:11:19 am »
It might be a trick of the shape and the perspective; my Sargent seat always looks lower than the standard high seat but is the same height in the centre.

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Re: Corbin seat and smuggler tank on Ebay.
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2018, 05:08:58 pm »
£1,600.00 I just swore out loud.....
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Re: Corbin seat and smuggler tank on Ebay.
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2018, 05:11:40 pm »
Far too cheap, it's worth at least 2 grand  :o
How the hell can they see that amount of money in a bloody seat with a box on it. From what I've heard they are a bit on the hard side.
I have no personal experience though.

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Re: Corbin seat and smuggler tank on Ebay.
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2018, 05:51:03 pm »
A Sargent seat, with a carbon pod on the back, went for £472 on eBay at the weekend.
My, er, brother was bidding on it.
 
With eye-watering prices like those you need the comfiest seat known to man, to ease many different types of pain!

I my brother gave up at £430 and ordered a custom one from here for less than half that:
http://www.motorbike-seats.co.uk/page3.html

I He went for as plain as possible. I'll tell you how I he rates it next week.

At some point we'll have to do a seat comparison day - standard v Corbin v Sargent v custom v plank

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Re: Corbin seat and smuggler tank on Ebay.
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2018, 06:16:55 pm »
Your brother told me that you were going to buy the drinks on the Wrinklies trip  ;D

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« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2018, 07:04:27 pm »
Yo,

Richtea:-     Height wise I can't tell any difference.
Reasewell:-  As for hardness yes it was a little and with the leather it also looks a little harley low rider.....
So £120 later fully re-trimmed with nice soft comfy sponge and a more modern and look  ;D.
I got my one of these for £230 off ebay so I didn't mind putting a bit more in to get it perfect. And I couldn't be happier.

Ultimately, if like me, you know your never going to take a pillion... (got my misses her license!) then get one of these its tidy and solid. Its big enough to carry some essentials, I put my 1.5m oxford hardcore chain in it no problem, and if this goes as cheap as I think its a steal.

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« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2018, 07:06:25 pm »
Your brother told me that you were going to buy the drinks on the Wrinklies trip  ;D

A pint for the Squadron Leader, and a pint for the Tail-end Gunner - no problem, Rae.
The rest may have to go a bit thirsty, though  ;D

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« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2018, 07:49:58 pm »
Your brother told me that you were going to buy the drinks on the Wrinklies trip  ;D

A pint for the Squadron Leader, and a pint for the Tail-end Gunner - no problem, Rae.
The rest may have to go a bit thirsty, though  ;D
You are a hard man Rich making the troops go thirsty  :( ;D

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Re: Corbin seat and smuggler tank on Ebay.
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2018, 06:05:00 pm »
Price has changed:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Corbin-Seat-K1200s-K1300s/302736752899?hash=item467c844103:g:o~8AAOSwl4Va9zV2

Now a £175 starting bid, but £250 and it's yours.

Quite possibly a bargain for a Corbin, from Martin's comments.

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Re: Corbin seat and smuggler tank on Ebay.
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2018, 06:20:43 pm »

And I'm not sure but i think thats just for the tank.

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Re: Corbin seat and smuggler tank on Ebay.
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2018, 09:31:41 pm »
I'll stick to my much more 'stylish' and adaptable Sargent thank you. Oh, and it's much cheaper...

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Re: Corbin seat and smuggler tank on Ebay.
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2018, 11:24:50 pm »
I'll stick to my much more 'stylish' and adaptable Sargent thank you. Oh, and it's much cheaper...

'Less' maybe, but definitely not 'cheap'. Unless you're a Russian oligarch.
£728:
https://www.sargentcycle.co.uk/acatalog/sargent-k1200s-k1300s-modular-seat-system.html