SailNet Community - View Single Post - Pitfalls of trading up?
View Single Post
  #18  
Old 05-15-2012
LauderBoy LauderBoy is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Florida
Posts: 199
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 5
LauderBoy is on a distinguished road
Re: Pitfalls of trading up?

Quote:
Originally Posted by shadowraiths View Post
A new set run in the neighborhood of $3K.
If the foam is good for $700 you could buy a nice sailrite machine and teach yourself to sew. Just cut the stitching on the old cushions and use the material from that as a template to make new ones.

Then when you trade up you can take the sailrite with you.

This is on my summer project list. I need new curtains and some monitor dodger/bimini work and storage bags. Just cheaper to do it myself and take the skills and machine with me as I move on.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook