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Old 05-29-2015, 09:32 AM   #11
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These are the replacement seats we had installed. The drivers pedestal remained but the cabling and controls for the seat were replaced. The passenger seat has a power footrest so it has its own pedestal and the power cable is right under the rug behind the seat. Rather than power it from the drivers it is better to use the dedicated cable under the passenger seat as it has its own fuse in the outside compartment under the driver. I'm a rather full sized guy and these seats are so much more comfortable than the original.
Drivers seat Model A443 BUSR (36.5”H x 31”W x 30”D)
Passenger seat: Model A443 ERST (36”H x 26”W x 29”D).
Color: Wheat G4-03
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Old 05-29-2015, 01:41 PM   #12
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Drivers seat. Looking to purchase/ replace for our 2008 Berkshire 2008

My Wife and I also purchased a 2008 Berkshire used last fall at the end of season. Both front seats were in terrible shape and material separating for only having 30K on the odometer (Having owned full leather seating in all our autos we noticed the difference immediately - and I have had original seats last me 250K and still look new) I was told this is called "pleather" in the RV industry and is the norm. I searched for a true leather RV seat including Flexsteel and popular manufacturer's. In the end I was advised by our camping dealer that no one makes a true leather captains chair.

Over the winter we chose to have our local upholster recover the original Flexsteel seats in leather, extend the base 3" and customize the lumbar and base foam for us. It took 3 hides totalling $900.00 in material, but on a long trip I wouldn't trade them now for anything!

Its a shame RV manufacturers don't at least offer quality products for those of us that chose longevity and durability over a short term solution.
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Old 05-29-2015, 02:54 PM   #13
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Randy 2008 was not a great year for Berkshire seats. There was a issue with the material used and several people reported that the fabric failed. I believe it was only 08 &09 affected.
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Old 05-29-2015, 03:18 PM   #14
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Hi all, just wanted to say I agree with most of the posts. I purchased my 2008 used with about 35,000 miles on it and I have almost 50,000 on it now. It has the original seats, no footrest for the passenger, and we find after a couple of hours of driving your butt gets numb because the seats are a little to firm and the adjustments are limited. I will be upgrading to better seats from Bradd and Hall as soon as the funds are available, lol.
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Old 05-29-2015, 06:13 PM   #15
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Phil that chair looks really nice and comfortable.
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Old 05-29-2015, 06:20 PM   #16
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It is. One of the best changes we have made.
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Old 05-29-2015, 10:17 PM   #17
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Thanks everyone.... For the great suggestions and the picture Phil.
I called Bradd and Hall and they are sending me some color samples to pick from along with the catalog. I even found the catalog # that you have Phil with the adjustable arms. I want to order now so we can pick up when we go to the rally. Thanks for the help
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Old 05-29-2015, 10:22 PM   #18
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Pat I can't wait to see it. We head to Goshen Tuesday for a FMCA rally. It will be fun but not like the FROGs.
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