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Old 19 December 2011, 17:59   #1
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Upholstery material

Folks I plan to recover my jockey seat. What is the best material to use? Sea water on swing mooring conditions.
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Old 19 December 2011, 18:44   #2
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Having mine done in the new year with marine grade vinyl , make sure you cover the foam with plastic 1st.
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Old 20 December 2011, 08:37   #3
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Use dry fast foam. It's a bit dearer but it doesn't hold water

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Old 21 December 2011, 20:18   #4
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For the exterior a good saltwater resistant fabric is comes in various colours
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Old 22 December 2011, 11:10   #5
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Nautolex is a good quality material a company to speak to for quality vinyls in CTP textiles which you should be able to find on line. Another material that we use on our jockey seats is touchtek which is waterproof hard wearing UV resiatant and anti slip wether it is wet or dry (a lot more anti-slip than vinyl) we only have it in black however.

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Old 22 December 2011, 15:43   #6
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Scotseats: Did you by any chance mean "ToughTek"?

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