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I just got a used corbin seat for my LT. This Corbin is quite a bit heavier than stock seat and the prop shock won't hold the seat up. Will a new one hold it up? Anyone have this problem?
 

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I just got a used corbin seat for my LT. This Corbin is quite a bit heavier than stock seat and the prop shock won't hold the seat up. Will a new one hold it up? Anyone have this problem?
I got a used Mayer and it is also heavier and my shock also has a hard time keeping it up. :)

I think a new one would do better but it is a $60 item so it hasn't made my need to have list yet. Don't know if there is a less expensive after market part but it wouldn't surprise me if there was something that would work.
 

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Even a new one will not hold up a Corbin, they are just too heavy. Mine still holds up my Russell Day-Long.
 

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A Mallet??
 

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It is a pain when it drops and locks and you are on the opposite side.
I've propped it up with various things, like a mallet or T Handle.

I never thought about just taking the latching piece off of the seat.
Does it really need to be locked down while I'm sitting on it?
 

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It is a pain when it drops and locks and you are on the opposite side.
I've propped it up with various things, like a mallet or T Handle.

I never thought about just taking the latching piece off of the seat.
Does it really need to be locked down while I'm sitting on it?
I never had an issue with no seat lock ,but YMMV
I also never had a latch so I would not really know
I guess I could call Corbin and see if they can send me a latch.

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Try This

Cut a 3 1/2" piece of PVC tubing that will fit over the cylinder. Let the tubing slide down when you want to lower the seat. Slide it up and catch on the edge of the cylinder when you want to hold the seat up.
You are a genius !


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A prop. Ahhh..I see.
 

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As said, you are a genius!
 

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I just did that as well and I cut a slot in it on my table saw so I just snapped it on to the shaft, no disassembly required.
 
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