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    Dec 2012
    Watertown, NY

    Default Deluxe vs. Standard Seat???

    What does the Deluxe Suspension seat do for you that the Standard seat does not?

    To convert to a Deluxe Suspension seat is $600 plus labor. What real world benefits would the Deluxe seat provide me? Is it only a "cushier" ride or are there OTHER BENEFITS to consider?

    So far the standard seat seems to ride OK. What am I missing?

    $600 could help me purchase a decent used rotary cutter instead of the Deluxe Suspension seat but, (or is that butt!), I don't want to be cheap either. Your thoughts please.


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    Elite Member whistlepig's Avatar
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    Jan 2009
    Preble County, Ohio
    Kubota B7800 with FEL

    Default Re: Deluxe vs. Standard Seat???

    For me it depends how long I am in the seat. If its only a couple of hours at a time any seat would work for me. If I am in the seat for six or seven hours straight (and I am sometimes) a nice seat would be well worth the extra money.
    I used to do the Hokey Pokey but I turned myself around.

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    Platinum Member Lockport's Avatar
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    May 2004
    Lockport, Manitoba
    Bobcat CT235


    Can't say I could comment on the standard as I don't recall an option but the numerous times I've commented on how comfortable that seat is. It has a multitude of adjustments and I could spend hours in the field.

    I used to have a BX series kubota and even after they reissued a seat upgrade I was stoll last to admit it was killing my back even after an hour of cutting grass. If you can upgrade later, should you so choose, I might gamble but a luxury seat on a tractor is inv invaluable.
    Bobcat CT235
    72" RFM, 72" SB, 7TL Loader & 7TB Backhoe

    60" Worksaver Box Blade
    48" Tebbens Bush Hog
    25 Gal 10' 3PH Sprayer

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    Bronze Member Nlight's Avatar
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    Kiel, WI
    Bobcat CT235

    Default Re: Deluxe vs. Standard Seat???

    The suspension seat is an incredible device that takes the majority of the dips and jars of uneven terrain and cushions or eliminates most of that movement from reaching your spine. My tractor came with it, now I wouldn't have one without it.
    Woods Box Scraper BSS60, Bush Hog Finishing Mower RDTH72, Beefco Mole 200-512, Woods RB72 Scraper Blade, Woods SB64 Snow Blower, Woods BB72 Rotary Cutter

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