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Offline JS_racer

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Re: LAAM CUSTOMER MOTORCYCLE SEATS
« Reply #100 on: May 11, 2014, 11:52:36 pm »

Well, I think I will give Spencer a shot.  I e-mailed him this morning and he already got back with me with lots of info on how to mod my stock seat (On Mothers day).  For $75 + shipping both ways, it's a lot cheaper.  If that doesn't work out, although he gets great reviews also, then I will try LAAM again.  Still no response from Seth.

Good luck with that.  My Spencer sucked compared to the work Seth did.  The Spencer rake was gone,  but was never comfortable.  Super happy with the Laam  seat.

Sorry the communication is difficult.  Experience was similar trying to contact him.  Working with him on the phone when he had the seat was much better,  truly nice guy.
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Re: LAAM CUSTOMER MOTORCYCLE SEATS
« Reply #101 on: May 14, 2014, 12:47:29 am »
Ok, here is a stupid question.  How do you all ship your MC seats?  From what I have found, a 10x10x36, shipping is ~$20.  Seat doesn't fit in this.  Going to a 12x12x36, shipping jumps to $37?!!!!!  WTH?
The guy who shipped my corbin last fall, now I know why he used a 10x10 and it was destroyed and just taped together. 


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Re: LAAM CUSTOMER MOTORCYCLE SEATS
« Reply #102 on: May 14, 2014, 01:18:31 am »
Seth has shipping instructions on his web site I believe. or he told me how to do it at time of order. It was very easy to do with his method, and rather cheap. It's been some time now, so can't say what the price was.

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Re: LAAM CUSTOMER MOTORCYCLE SEATS
« Reply #103 on: May 14, 2014, 01:33:10 am »
I went to Fedex and bought two 15X15X15 (I think...) boxes for around six dollars. I then taped them together so that the combined length was just long enough for the seat. I shipped it Fedex ground to Seth in Redding, CA from Seattle, and I think it was $17.

If you create an account with Fedex, the shipping rates are much better. I shipped something that my local Fedex store quoted me $46 for shipping, and I think the rate was $24 by creating an account and using that.

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Re: LAAM CUSTOMER MOTORCYCLE SEATS
« Reply #104 on: May 14, 2014, 01:40:28 am »
Sweet, thanks for the tips.  I like my local UPS store, but they aren't the most helpful sometimes......

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Re: LAAM CUSTOMER MOTORCYCLE SEATS
« Reply #105 on: May 14, 2014, 10:18:56 pm »
Mine went out today.  I used a lamp box that I had in the basement from my last move.  It was 12x12 square.  The seat fit in (barely) on the diagonal.  I just adjusted the length to 31".  The package shipped USPS for $18.67.  FedEx will likely be faster...not sure.  I just hope I can get the seat back by next weekend.  May have to chip in and get the seat mailed back priority.  Wonder if Seth would be up for that?
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Re: LAAM CUSTOMER MOTORCYCLE SEATS
« Reply #106 on: May 25, 2014, 05:12:17 pm »
Ok, here is a stupid question.  How do you all ship your MC seats? 



Here's my LAAM seat, done winter 2014.  Also shows Phil's rack.


I shipped the stock seat by:
1) taping my name/phone to the underneath - for LAAM's use.
2) taping the mailing/return addresses to the top side of seat and wrapping this
around twice with clear plastic shipping tape, about 2" wide?
So my seat was mailed naked, without a box at all.  Cost about $15 at the post office. 
And I added about a $1 for extra insurance.

Why worry? He's going to make the seat good, with new material even.
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Re: LAAM CUSTOMER MOTORCYCLE SEATS
« Reply #107 on: May 29, 2014, 06:32:33 pm »
I have gotten on their website and sent them two messages with no reply. Guess they don't want my business or they are super busy.

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Re: LAAM CUSTOMER MOTORCYCLE SEATS
« Reply #108 on: May 30, 2014, 03:35:49 am »
... sent them two messages with no reply. Guess they don't want my business or they are super busy.

I imagine that LAAM is a one man business, and also that late winter thru Sept is their busy season.
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Re: LAAM CUSTOMER MOTORCYCLE SEATS
« Reply #109 on: May 30, 2014, 03:40:00 am »
and you will not regret the small amount of effort to get one of his seats.

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Re: LAAM CUSTOMER MOTORCYCLE SEATS
« Reply #110 on: May 30, 2014, 03:42:47 am »
This has been pointed out a few times but I guess it's worth repeating.
Seth Laam is a phone guy.
Everytime I called him at 8:00 AM California time I got to talk to him. :great:
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