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#11879976 - 10/14/16 05:25 AM Recarpeting boat want to use black carpeting. Good/bad idea?
McKinneyMike Offline
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Registered: 06/01/16
Posts: 335
Loc: McKinney, Texas
I need to recarpet my boat come spring and was thinking of using a black carpet as my boat is dark gray and dark blue with some maroon accents. If any of you have black carpet in your boats now or int he past what is/was your experience with it?

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#11880078 - 10/14/16 07:12 AM Re: Recarpeting boat want to use black carpeting. Good/bad idea? [Re: McKinneyMike]
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Not good. Had it once, and that's once too many.
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#11880081 - 10/14/16 07:15 AM Re: Recarpeting boat want to use black carpeting. Good/bad idea? [Re: McKinneyMike]
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JMO, but wouldn't it show up dirt/etc. ...almost everything ?
Beautiful..if kept clean but, that would be a chore

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#11880091 - 10/14/16 07:22 AM Re: Recarpeting boat want to use black carpeting. Good/bad idea? [Re: McKinneyMike]
BODA Offline
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Registered: 06/10/14
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Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
I think it would fade fast, and show every drip of slime. imagine a big hybrid puking little shad all over it,
carpet belongs in bedrooms, not boats....thats just me

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#11880121 - 10/14/16 07:41 AM Re: Recarpeting boat want to use black carpeting. Good/bad idea? [Re: McKinneyMike]
Bob Landry Offline
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Registered: 08/10/11
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Black on anything outdoors is a no-n-. Carpet in a boat is a no-no. You spend more time worrying about slime hitting the deck than catching fish. Strip out the stuff and go with safe Floor or gator-hyde.
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#11880228 - 10/14/16 08:41 AM Re: Recarpeting boat want to use black carpeting. Good/bad idea? [Re: McKinneyMike]
McKinneyMike Offline
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Registered: 06/01/16
Posts: 335
Loc: McKinney, Texas
I thank you gentlemen for the input! I think gray is the color of choice!

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#11888268 - 10/18/16 11:06 PM Re: Recarpeting boat want to use black carpeting. Good/bad idea? [Re: McKinneyMike]
2jmills Offline
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Registered: 08/03/16
Posts: 14
Loc: Texas
Black anything in a boat gets VERY hot here in our Texas summers.

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#11888530 - 10/19/16 08:08 AM Re: Recarpeting boat want to use black carpeting. Good/bad idea? [Re: McKinneyMike]
Bob Landry Offline
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My Seaark is a light cream and it still gets too hot to walk barefoot on in the summer. Gotta love the Central Texas sun.
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#11888700 - 10/19/16 09:17 AM Re: Recarpeting boat want to use black carpeting. Good/bad idea? [Re: McKinneyMike]
V-Bottom Offline
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Loc: Galv. Cnty
Install a "Safe Floor"..........carpet is for Homes IMHO...
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#11889392 - 10/19/16 03:01 PM Re: Recarpeting boat want to use black carpeting. Good/bad idea? [Re: McKinneyMike]
fishin1228 Offline
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Registered: 03/17/04
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cheers Thanks Guys for the great words . Mike give us a holler . were down to 1 boat that we just started on thumb last time you'll ever think about carpet again , or anything on your floor in your boat
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#11893835 - 10/22/16 08:39 AM Re: Recarpeting boat want to use black carpeting. Good/bad idea? [Re: McKinneyMike]
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Registered: 01/21/08
Posts: 1569
Loc: San Antonio, Tx, 78227
If you like hot dirty looking carpet, get it. Get the black seats too.

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#11915233 - 11/03/16 01:21 PM Re: Recarpeting boat want to use black carpeting. Good/bad idea? [Re: McKinneyMike]
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Loc: South Texas
If you like the smell of cooked feet---go right ahead!! LOL
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#11919347 - 11/06/16 06:26 AM Re: Recarpeting boat want to use black carpeting. Good/bad idea? [Re: McKinneyMike]
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Registered: 04/25/16
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No way, heat stroke on the way flame
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