Seat/Saddle Clamps?

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  1. old_goat

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    What the heck?
    been searching for a device that mount seat/saddle to seat post..
    What do you all call it?
    I would say seat clamp or saddle clamp..
    Well anyway.. I googled above words... and results ended up with seat post clamps..
    with mixed results, I came across single rail or double rails, but none for Mesinger or Troxel with flat bar styled rails...
    Yeah bummer.. Over on ebay has some but, price range ween $20 to $40 is a bit silly for it..
     
  2. horsefarmer

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    Uhh, Seat "guts"? :banana:
     
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  3. KJV

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    Saddle clamp.:giggle:
     
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  4. Bicycle808

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    I call'm guts, but that ain't gonna make'm any cheaper. This is a supply and demand situation--- flat rails are almost entirely obsolete, so they're not making many new flat-rail guts.... and the old ones that are still serviceable are hard to come by, so folks who want to run their vintage flat-rail saddle are gonna pay accordingly.
     
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    Post a picture of what you need. I have some kind of flat rail seat but I'm not sure they are all the same.
     
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    very similar to this type as from luxlow site..
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    the ones that I have is so worn, it wouldn't mesh together tight enough.. allowing saddle to rock fore and aft like a rocking chair.. I would hate to tack weld the parts in place..
     
  8. deorman

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    Especially tough when you want to fit a 5/8" post.:headbang:
     
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    That's what I am afraid of.. you're very much right on the subject.. :thumbsup:
     
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    that's funny.. one end is 7/8" and other end is 5/8".. I made it that way..
     
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  11. KJV

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    Put the saddle in bench vise,
    & snug the rails of the pan.:39:
     
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    Ha Ha ... funny :21:
     
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    Seen some Sunlite/Pyramid cruiser saddles.. with idea clamp.. wish there's a way to find replacement guts..
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    You may end up having to file notches in the seat frame flat rails because they may be taller than the seat clamps.
     
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    It fits perfectly snug over flat rail after flattening.. Since I beat those indents flat, it widen ear parts a bit, but depends on other make and model of saddle may needs a little more approach such as filing notches..
    I had to cut and file the post stop because it allows the post to set too close to the pan about 1/8".. Just don't wanna to feel the post knocking against the pan as I hit any bumps.. It's all good now..
     
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    PicS? I'm curious to see it installed.

    Seems like a really good solution.
     
  18. old_goat

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    sure I'll get a snapshot or two of it and post it soon..
     
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    Typical rat rodder. When in doubt, bust out a hammer.
     
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    WHOOOMP! There it is.
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