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longhorn
01-10-2009, 02:30 PM
Couple of days ago I received my solo seat that I plan to use on my 1944 U model.Michael did a outstanding job on the seat pan that I sent him.The color of the leather is dark walnut and it is just beautiful.His attention to detail and his knowledgle of how these were originally manufactured is outstanding,such as the trademark #'s he stamped in leather binding strips and the small tufts of goat hair he glued in each breather hole on the seat pan.He mentioned that in 1944,they used goat hair for the seat padding.I highly recommend him to those who need a seat restored.

Ken Kalustian
amca #2065

silentgreyfello
01-11-2009, 03:36 AM
I would agree... Michael Paquette's work is awsome. I have two of his seats, and just about ready to order two more. I have never met Michael in person, but dealt with him over the phone... Here is his website. http://worshamcastle.com/

Don't get him confused with a guy by the name of Wayne Delgrosso in North Carolina that is trying to jump in on the business by going by worsham-castle on ebay... more info on this joker on George's feedback section. He was using Michael's seats and then misrepresenting them as originals. Michael stopped doing work for Wayne, hence Wayne retaliated with a bunch of childish BS. Buyer BEWARE!!!!!
http://www.georgesantiquemotorcycletrader.com/mc/feedback.html

BNSONS
01-11-2009, 08:34 PM
Everybody Agrees He Does Great Work. My Question Is If You Go Thru All That Trouble Of Glueing Goat Hair To The Vent Holes To Make It Look Original. Why Isn't The Seat Just Made With Goat Hair Padding? Then 50 Years Down The Road Someone Would Say Look At This Seat The Workmenship Is Just Like An Orig. Instead Of Saying Look This Is How People At The Turn Of The Century Used To Fake Orig Seats. I'm Not Trying To Offend Anyone. I Would Like To Know Is Goat Or Horse Hair Just Too Expensive Or Is It That The Customer Requires A Softer Seat?
Dave

silentgreyfello
04-15-2009, 01:42 AM
I just received two more of Warsham's seats. Perfect! I tried to post pix, but they are too big.

Paps
04-15-2009, 07:26 AM
Email them to me. I'll put them up for you. Paps

micmac
04-15-2009, 07:16 PM
Michael Paquette is alright in my book, and a great neighbor !

Glenn
04-25-2009, 06:17 PM
just picked my 50 pan delux seat up from Michael Worsham Castle cycle and It is

BEAUTIFUL

did I mention he did a great job and I will be proud to tell everyone.

andy at wash
05-26-2009, 09:34 AM
need e mail address for worshamcastle he has a seat pan of mine and need to e mail further insts thanks andy

c.o.
05-26-2009, 04:11 PM
Here's his site.....http://worshamcastle.com/

Paps
07-31-2010, 10:08 PM
I just had to bring this vendor topic up again. Michael restored my wla seat for me and I received it today. As usual with Worsham Castle.....the craftsmanship and originality is outstanding. Thank you Michael !! Paps

40 Nuck
08-12-2010, 05:01 PM
And Michael is always willing to help with recommendations and technical expertise even if it doesn't result in a "Sale" ... great guy!

40 Nuck
08-13-2010, 03:10 PM
I would agree... Michael Paquette's work is awsome. I have two of his seats, and just about ready to order two more. I have never met Michael in person, but dealt with him over the phone... Here is his website. http://worshamcastle.com/

Don't get him confused with a guy by the name of Wayne Delgrosso in North Carolina that is trying to jump in on the business by going by worsham-castle on ebay... more info on this joker on George's feedback section. He was using Michael's seats and then misrepresenting them as originals. Michael stopped doing work for Wayne, hence Wayne retaliated with a bunch of childish BS. Buyer BEWARE!!!!!
http://www.georgesantiquemotorcycletrader.com/mc/feedback.html

+1 on this guy, Wayne Delgrosso ... steer clear ... what a low life. He sold me an "original" '40-46 tank badge that turned out to be a repop that he "patinated". Then he told me he'd refund $$$, but then backed out of that. For a while the guy had several seats on ebay that he was selling as original that weren't ... glad I didn't pay $1000 - $2000 plus for one of those.

bobdo
01-23-2011, 01:41 PM
Michael just sent my '47 Buddy Seat. It is absolutely perfect.
He is not only accurate, he is a true craftsman.
I highly recommend him. He's also a great guy & easy to deal with.
-Bob

servi47car
02-21-2011, 09:16 AM
What is the estimated turn around on a seat after Michael receives my seat pan?

Paquette
02-22-2011, 08:10 AM
3--4 Months!!!

Jon Louis
03-08-2013, 01:15 PM
A top rated vendor, Worsham Castle ( Michael ). I have used WC for several projects now, and even tho the paperwork on my end got messed up, Michael was very patient w/ me and the quality of work was fantastic. Restored, distressed, unrestored, all look great. Thank you again for a job done better than I had hoped. Jon L.

40 Nuck
08-08-2013, 01:41 PM
Gotta throw one more "Highest Recommendation" at Michael. Just received my original pan Deluxe Buddy Seat, and original pan Rhino solo seat for my 1940 Knuckle, and couldn't be more ecstatic ... with the richness of the colors of the leather, the spot-on texture of the rhino, with the overall quality of workmanship and every detail, patient communication, photos he provided to assist with decisions, reasonable turnaround, and especially I can't believe his prices ... very reasonable ... my all-in cost was less than what I would've paid for a Corbin/V-Twin knock-off and it is just so much closer to original, with original pans. Thanks so much, Michael.

sirhrmechanic
08-08-2013, 06:53 PM
He did the seat on my EL and has one for a Chief now. First rate. Long wait, but worth it.

Michael ranks high on the "good guys" list!

Cheers,

Sirhr

c.o.
08-08-2013, 11:00 PM
I had a seat for Michael to do but then I went and sold the bike. Next time around...

Chris Haynes
08-09-2013, 07:51 PM
Michael should write a book about H-D leather products. ;-)

felthamw
09-10-2013, 07:31 AM
Too funny, Chris. His book will be a masterpiece too.

BigLakeBob
09-11-2013, 09:04 PM
I had a seat for Michael to do but then I went and sold the bike. Next time around...

I missed it, what bike did you sell Cory?. Bob #6738

c.o.
09-11-2013, 10:29 PM
Bob, I had contacted Michael regarding a seat pan I had for my '41 Sport Scout. It went to a good home so that I could start playing around with a Panhead!

pisten-bully
06-10-2014, 02:33 PM
A seat Michael did for me just arrived today and I couldn't be more pleased! And...can't wait to get some seat time on it and leave an impression :-)

Highly recommend Worsham Castle!

http://i1147.photobucket.com/albums/o554/harryjroberts/seatJune14.jpg

sirhrmechanic
06-10-2014, 08:21 PM
Looks great Harry! They did the seat for my Knuck... and it's, well, hubba hubba.

Can't wait to see the Chief on the road.

Cheers,

Sirhr

pisten-bully
06-10-2014, 09:01 PM
Can't wait to see the Chief on the road.

Took it out tonight for a 30 mile spin, very cushy! One thing I didn't count on....it's more slippery than that old beat up one I sent you!

Dave Bucco
04-05-2017, 01:45 PM
Just wanted to add my two cents. Michael P. at Worsham Castle did a really nice job on my Indian seat! Fast service at a reasonable price! I would definitely use him in the future if needed!

Dave Bucco #3695