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Old 01 November 2006, 14:29   #1
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Single Jockey Seats

I know this has been talked about a bit, but what height (without cushion) is a jockey set? I am in the process of building a new plug (pattern) for a single unit, and then a double one to make a mould off. I have measured the height of a few different ones and heights vary quite alot between manufacturers.
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Old 01 November 2006, 14:35   #2
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Just my thoughts but I would think what is comfortable (which is surely the important thing) depends on how long your legs are?

If I was building one to use myself I'd use this as the yardstick anyway.

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Old 02 November 2006, 15:58   #3
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For me the most important thing about a seat is not the height but more the width, there is nothing worse than not being able to stand in a comfortable position. Also the wider it is the more likely your are to keep cracking the side of your knees on it!
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