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post #41 of 66 (permalink) Old 10-10-2016, 01:52 AM
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Has anyone tried this with a Gen 2? I have a 2011 Versys.


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Yes, I have a 2012. Worked perfectly!
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Yes, I have a 2012. Worked perfectly!

Very much appreciated!

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Installed in a couple of minutes. Adds a new level of comfort to the seat.
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I'd like one but I don't use Pay-Pal. Can't PM you, so is it it still possible ?

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Glad to hear you got it worked out. Not sure why PM didnt work? Worse case, hit me up on my awfully outdated website, JakeDrews.Com. There is a contact page there.

I believe I have received your order (or someones) just yesterday. I will have it shipped before the weekend.

Look forward to my next project: 3D printed fender eliminator/tail tidy!
(here is the one I made for my wifes Ninja 650: 2014 Ninja 650 Fender Eliminator by rawkstar320 - Thingiverse)
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Hello,I guess I don't have enough post to send a pm yet. Sent a payment,looks like a nice upgrade! Thanks
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Got the riser block today and installed. Thanks! I didn't have enough posts to send a PM
and Pay-Pal is easier to deal with now than when it first started.
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Got it today and installed in minutes,only have been to set on it and make motor sounds! Feels way better! Flooding and snow in southern Ohio right now. Can't wait to go for a ride. Thank you!
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Unfortunately the intention of having Shapeways take over production and shipping has run into a major snag, the link on post one gives the info needed to print your own, production has ended!! This first line has been posted by Onewizard

Thank you so much for all the support and orders for the riser. I had no idea it was going to be this big of a hit!

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Just my luck.

I return back to the board, after a long hiatus, and discover that you closed shop on this item only a few days ago.

Oh well. Stuff happens. Moving on.
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I return back to the board, after a long hiatus, and discover that you closed shop on this item only a few days ago.

Oh well. Stuff happens. Moving on.
I guess I got lucky . Mine was waiting for me when I got home yesterday.
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Unfortunately the intention of having Shapeways take over production and shipping has run into a major snag, the link on post one gives the info needed to print your own, production has ended!! This first line has been posted by Onewizard

Thank you so much for all the support and orders for the riser. I had no idea it was going to be this big of a hit!
Hi,
I was unaware you had stopped production on the seat blocks....
I sent a Paypal $14 pymt to ya on Feb 24th.... but havnt seen the part or heard anything about a refund
Please lemme kno where we stand
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Hi,
I was unaware you had stopped production on the seat blocks....
I sent a Paypal $14 pymt to ya on Feb 24th.... but havnt seen the part or heard anything about a refund
Please lemme kno where we stand
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Hi rod, sorry I missed your post. I am still filling all the orders I had in the queue before I took down the link. I will check my orders, I must have missed yours somehow. I will make sure it ships tomorrow or Friday at the latest.

Sorry for the delay.

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it's been a while since I've been on the forum...I got a riser back in November I believe it was and it has made a great big difference in seat comfort on both the OEM seat and my Sargent's low seat...the bolts needed weren't available anywhere near my pad..but I got some online easy enough...
thanks from another completely happy 2012 Versys owner...

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My local public library offers access to NetFabb software and a MakerBot 3D printer as well as a Projet 1500 3D printer. Hoping to try printing this. Which of the printers would you recommend for the job?
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My local public library offers access to NetFabb software and a MakerBot 3D printer as well as a Projet 1500 3D printer. Hoping to try printing this. Which of the printers would you recommend for the job?
Your library has a 3D printer? thats awesome! Do they charge for time/material? If so, the MakerBot would be the lowest cost/simplest option. I have been printing these risers in PLA with 3 shells, 25% infill with supports. I also typically print with a raft, but thats more of a personal preference for me than a requirement. experiment a little, 3D printers are great!

The projet will offer a much "smoother" finish product, but I dont think it will be any stronger than the makerbot. And if your library asks you to cover time/materials, then the Makerbot will be much cheaper. Good luck, let me know how it turns out!
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Hi rod, sorry I missed your post. I am still filling all the orders I had in the queue before I took down the link. I will check my orders, I must have missed yours somehow. I will make sure it ships tomorrow or Friday at the latest.

Sorry for the delay.

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Thanx very much for takin care of my order...... TOP NOTCH ! you are

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Got the riser block..... installed it.... & what a difference it makes. Will try a set of peg lowering brkts next.... for a bit more legroom

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As some have noticed, the seat on the Versys is tilted forwards just a little bit too much. There are a few remedies for this, from a new seat cover, to using piles of washers to lift the front end of the stock seat. I have come up with what I think, is a low cost yet elegant solution: A 3D printed Riser Block!
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As some have noticed, the seat on the Versys is tilted forwards just a little bit too much. There are a few remedies for this, from a new seat cover, to using piles of washers to lift the front end of the stock seat. I have come up with what I think, is a low cost yet elegant solution: A 3D printed Riser Block!

Attachment 97521

As you can see, it lifts the front of the seat up just a little bit (12mm) to give you a much more comfortable ride.

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I have about 600+ miles on my riser block and it has been holding up great.





If you or a friend has a 3D printer, you can download the files required to print your own riser block here: Seat Riser Block - Kawasaki Versys by rawkstar320 - Thingiverse
:good idea: I made mine some years back with just a MS plate. Makes a lot of difference on long rides.
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Hey Rawkstar, just PM'd you - would love to order a riser if you're still making them
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