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Mustang Seats Factory Tour Photo Gallery

We travel to Three Rivers, Mass., for a tour of Mustang Seats factory to see how the world leader in aftermarket motorcycle seats conducts business the old world New England way.

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Gary Kendrick of Mustang Seats has been with the company pretty much from the beginning and heads up the design team.
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The Mustang Seats factory in Three Rivers was once a textile mill.
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The seamstresses at Mustang Seats are the rock stars of the company.
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Mustang Seats makes everything in-house, down to molds for prototypes.
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Mustang stamps its logo onto every seat with a radio frequency machine.
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The finished products are put on display outside the Mustang big rig that travels the country to various motorcycle rallies.
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Spraying fiberglass in the 'fiberglass chop' stage.
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Some of the design prototypes, including ones from the RSD line, sit on a shelf in Mustang's R&D department.
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Trimming off excess fiberglass from one of Mustang's molds.
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Mustang's plasma cutter cuts through sheet metal at 4000 psi.
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Mustang Seats buys or gets motorcycles on loan for its research and design department where it also photographs seats for its catalog.
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A BMW R1200GS arrived in Mustang's R&D dept. during our visit and the team wasted no time tearing it apart.
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'Rolling the pan' involves covering the fiberglass baseplates with an even layer of resin.
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A Mustang Seats seamstress has the concentration of a surgeon as she feeds the leather swatches into her machine.
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Mustang Seat's plasma cutter uses digitized patterns to cut out baseplates.