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Old 10-24-2012, 09:30 AM   #2060
richarddacat
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Originally Posted by BanjoBoy View Post
Lookz like it'd be hard to "hang off" with a Russel?
I made it through the Dragon without any problem, Not really a problem IMO. You can always strap the stock seat on the back and swap it out when you get there.

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Originally Posted by bungie4 View Post
Thousands of pinholes for water to get through. I ordered mine with the half-moon stitching for precisely this reason. The least number of holes through the cover. Looks gooder to
I've been caught in two downpours, wearing an Aerostitch, and both me and the seat dried out with a problem. Didn't notice the seat suffered any more than I did. I never had it be wet after a washing either.

From the Russell site;

Rain covers are advised for all seat cover choices, including all vinyl, since the sewing machine needle holes render them less than 100% waterproof. Our rain covers are made from double coated nylon with little or no stitching except where the bungee cord is sewn into the perimeter. They are sized amply for a loose, wrinkle free fit.
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