F32 Helm Seats

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F32 Helm Seats

Post by Diverted Income » Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:13 pm

Anyone have a pair of original helm seats in good shape they would part with. We need to replace ours or re-upholster what we have. Wife can do it but need to check our options.
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Re: F32 Helm Seats

Post by Captrichc » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:41 pm

Diverted Income wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:13 pm
Anyone have a pair of original helm seats in good shape they would part with. We need to replace ours or re-upholster what we have. Wife can do it but need to check our options.
Thanks and Happy New Year all.
If you can reupholster thats the less expensive option.
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Re: F32 Helm Seats

Post by WayWeGo » Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:07 pm

We looked at replacing ours because the armrest on the captains chair was not attached to the base. Anything comparable was too expensive so I replaced the broken base board and we will reupholster and replace the foam on both seats one of these days.

To reattach the vinyl, you need stainless steel staples and a good gun.
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Re: F32 Helm Seats

Post by Diverted Income » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:48 pm

Yes I hear you on a good staple gun. We will just rebuild ours at this point. We have rebuilt boat seating before and my wife is pretty good at it but it is time consuming. Ahhh the joys of an old boat!
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Re: F32 Helm Seats

Post by P-Dogg » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:16 am

If the seat is exposed to weather, i recommend monel staples.

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