3 cans of Great Stuff expanding foam later...

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  1. jdw

    jdw New Member

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    I'm on my way to a 'I need to screw with this bike somehow' project.

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    it's still out on the apartment lawn expanding.
     
  2. Subie Driver

    Subie Driver Eye see what you did there.

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    Are you making a seat for it, or what? Story, man!
     
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    WTF r u doin?
     
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    Going to give it a shot - we'll see what comes of it. Picked up a seat off ebay for $25 and figured why not. Going to try to make a solo seat with an emphasis on racing position.
     
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    why not just go and pick up some regular already made foam and buy an electric carver, like the kind you use on thanksgiving to carve meats. carve a shape out of the foam. that way you wont be doing things with stuff that its not made to do. i bet that seat does a great job of insulating the seat pan though.

    anyway, after that, go buy some spray glue and fabric, glue the fabric to the foam, and then staple the rest to the bottom of the pan.
     
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    that's going to be uncomfortable as hell.
     
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    it's going to be too hard.
    Seriously, pull that shit off the pan and find a Mill End Fabrics or similar outlet fabric store or upholstery shop and get regular seat foam. Cheap, easy to cut and will compress better.
     
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    are you just shaping the mold to lay glass on top of it or what? updates mang :coolugh:
     
  9. Subie Driver

    Subie Driver Eye see what you did there.

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    Yeah, that stuff will make an awful seat, way too hard, and it won't have any give, but it will break. Glue some seat foam to the seat pan and carve it with an electric knife, and then get it covered by an upholstery shop, you won't be happy with your plan.
     
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    Doesn't that great stuff foam turn almost completely hard once it's done expanding? It's not like foam anymore it expands into a hard brittle plastic type material doesn't it?
     
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    I do believe he left the thread to avoid the impending FAIL.
     

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