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I use them on my 02 Bonnie and I love them>I ordered mine from newbonneville.On my Corbin Smuggler I have to re-tighten them quite often but on the standard seat things work much better.The standard seat bolts are a pain in the ass if you need to remove the seat .
 

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If you make any seat bolts "hand tight" you'll eventually lose them. The long ones are convenient for other reasons, but you still have to snug them down.
 

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I have them on my 09 Bonnie, they work good and look good. I also have the companion bolts for the side covers. As Marty said, they still need to be snugged occasionally. I try to check all 4 after each ride, haven't found one real loose yet, but I guess it depends on your finger strength.
 

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(2) 6" pieces of metric threaded rod, 2 lock nuts, 2 knobs...All available at Ace Hardware for less the $8.00. Works flawlessly.
Never need retightening. Though I applaud the effort that went into making them....they are not worth anything near $25.00
 

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(2) 6" pieces of metric threaded rod, 2 lock nuts, 2 knobs...All available at Ace Hardware for less the $8.00. Works flawlessly.
Never need retightening. Though I applaud the effort that went into making them....they are not worth anything near $25.00
 

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First picture is installed with Corbin King Queen Seat...there is only two bolts...the rest is reflection in my chromed Thruxton Fender

Picture two is with them removed from the bike. You can trim the length if you like...

This is the second generation of these...I made my first set out of rethreaded eyebolts...for less then $5.00
 

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If you make any seat bolts "hand tight" you'll eventually lose them. The long ones are convenient for other reasons, but you still have to snug them down.
agreed, i lost both screws in the first week.

they will fit with a seat cowl but the knurled ends will scratch the bottom lip of the cowl if you're not careful.

i experimented with R-pins, spring cotter pins, etc... but wasn't quite secure enough. now i'm just twist tying wire to hold it down. hehe, it's a cheap solution but it works and you don't see it.
 

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Why does everybody need to take the seat off Mine only comes off when I need to change the battery or have the fuel tank off and thats not every day.....I find the stock bolts O.K. with a long ball headed Allen key, whats more some scrote cant nick you seat unless he has the tool!.....It has happened******
 

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Why does everybody need to take the seat off Mine only comes off when I need to change the battery or have the fuel tank off and thats not every day.....I find the stock bolts O.K. with a long ball headed Allen key, whats more some scrote cant nick you seat unless he has the tool!.....It has happened******
Access to the battery, removal of the tank, as you mention, and I have three seats, so I swap them out occasionally.
 

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Why does everybody need to take the seat off Mine only comes off when I need to change the battery or have the fuel tank off and thats not every day.....I find the stock bolts O.K. with a long ball headed Allen key, whats more some scrote cant nick you seat unless he has the tool!.....It has happened******
It come off for various reasons; usually cleaning. Sunday I broke down and needed to get the seat off but of course I didn't have any tools with me...mostly because I'm a moron.
 

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Saddle Bags and the tank bag need to come off when I wander...as well for Elizabeths weekly bath.
 

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I have the chrome ones on my Thruxton. Not an essential item, but makes life a little bit easier and looks trick.
 

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http://garysriding.shutterfly.com/740

2 sets of 2 , less than $10 at local fastener store.
Those look really slick. I'll have to hunt those myself.

In ref. to other posts, my seat comes off 3-4 times a week for various reasons.

And I wish the vendors would stop calling them "quick release." They're tool-less, but not quick release. That's misleading. I almost paid the money until I looked closely at the pics.
 
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