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#12822972 - 07/10/18 01:17 PM Recover or buy New
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Green Horn

Registered: 08/23/15
Posts: 6
Just wanted to get your thoughts on this. I have the original seats in my 98 Champ 203. The seats are in fair shape but the tops are starting to crack due to the sun and there's a small rip on a seam in the drivers seat. New seats run about 600.00 from Deans or LLebroc. Should I Recover or replace. Thanks in advance.
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#12823056 - 07/10/18 02:09 PM Re: Recover or buy New [Re: B FINE]
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Pro Angler

Registered: 08/24/16
Posts: 870
Loc: Melissa, Tx
Usually cheaper to recover.
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#12823859 - 07/11/18 12:16 AM Re: Recover or buy New [Re: B FINE]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/17/15
Posts: 1662
Loc: Grand Prairie Tx
As long as the bases, backs & foam are in good shape, recovering them will be the cheapest route DEFINATELY. Now you just have to find a good upholstery shop. Find one that does classic car restoration upholstery. Ask for pictures of their work. They usually are happy to show custom & matching original work they've done. Good luck.
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#12825628 - 07/12/18 11:23 AM Re: Recover or buy New [Re: Curtbass]
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Green Horn

Registered: 08/23/15
Posts: 6
Thanks for the input. I will research the recover options.
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#12826531 - 07/12/18 09:35 PM Re: Recover or buy New [Re: B FINE]
BigCaseyB206 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 10/15/08
Posts: 3206
Loc: Grand Prairie
Call Deans Top and Canvas and give them your Hull ID number and they may be able to make new covers. That’s what I did, except mine were made by Llebroc. They were around $250

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#12830282 - 07/16/18 01:53 PM Re: Recover or buy New [Re: B FINE]
Hittmanfish Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/28/14
Posts: 377
Loc: Arlington
What did you find out? I'm looking to do the same for my boat soon.

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#12830915 - 07/16/18 09:49 PM Re: Recover or buy New [Re: B FINE]
bradnitro175 Offline
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Registered: 07/11/08
Posts: 5103
Loc: Dallas,tx
Might as well replace-em if you plan on keeping the boat.recover your old ones when you get the doe
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