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Old 03-19-2014, 01:46 PM   #11
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worn seats

we also have a 2010 Georgetown 350 and all of the "faux' leather seats are falling apart (deteriorating) we are looking to either reupholster all in fabric or just buy all new fabric chairs/couch etc.. found a good web site to replace shop4seats.com for now I we have everything covered up!

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Old 03-20-2014, 03:43 AM   #12
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I have a 2007 Georgetown and had the same issue. I called Williamsburg furniture,800-582- 8183 they make the seats and ordered seat skins for 175.00 per seat .I had a local shop put them on.

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Old 03-20-2014, 07:03 AM   #13
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Wow, the seats didn't last very long. Did they use the same seats material as the newer ones? Would like to know if that's something I need to keep an eye on.
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Old 03-20-2014, 01:58 PM   #14
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I think the problem is is that good old Forest River uses plain and cheap old vinyl for the sofas and up front chairs, figuring that most would assume its either leather (dumb), or a very good product like Ultra Leather's synthetic coverings that they stand behind for comfort and durability
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Old 03-20-2014, 02:13 PM   #15
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I was told they had a bad batch of material but I bought my couch used. The new seats seems good so far but only time will tell.

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Old 03-20-2014, 02:43 PM   #16
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Before we go bad mouthing FR...is everyone having the same issue? I'm asking because what we normally hear about in these forums is mostly about problems. It's kind of like how you can tell the mileage on a car by the wear on the break pedal's corner or the left side of the driver's seat.

One thing we noticed when we were looking at coaches is that our GT, in our opinion, had good quality upholstery. Soft to the touch and seemed pretty durable. Not sure if that's the same material used on the seats that have had premature wear.
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Old 03-20-2014, 08:38 PM   #17
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I have two friends with Damons. One is a 2007, and his seats are fine. The other has a 2009, and they all fell apart about a year after warranty.

Same seats as ours.

BTW, the pleather seats are fine in my '05.
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Old 03-21-2014, 10:22 AM   #18
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I'm not bad mouthing Forest River. In fact the seats in my 2011 look and feel like new. Different folks will have different wear experiences. Personally, DW and I try to spend as little time as possible inside the motor home when camping, regardless of weather. Our dinette probably gets the most use, besides the driver and passenger seats, inside the rig. But lets face it, we all bought Georgetown's for the great value they provide in comparison to other mfg. out there. They do cut corners is areas where it would not be readily apparent, such as seating surfaces. This is especially true if GT owner's have shopped other brands and have become acclimated to some of the name brands in the industry that reach across a broad spectrum of brands and price points, i.e. Dometic, Suburban, Thetford, F53, Ultra Leather upholstery and so on and on. I agree that forums such as this may show case complaints more that compliments, however, I feel that folks such as us in the RV industry as a whole accept way to much "That's Just The Way It Is" if you want to enjoy the lifestyle. If most auto manufacturers built their cars and trucks the way the RV industry builds their RV's, from pop ups to million dollar plus Prevost's, most if not all would not be in business today.
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A solution is why I posted and was hoping someone found an upholstery shop that would make covers for us and be competitively priced! Anyone? crickets........
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Old 03-25-2014, 10:38 AM   #20
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Sparks, I think DonL had one solution to your problem. They contacted Williamsburg, the furniture maker who sent them new covers to be installed at a local shop. It would seem to me that short of taking that route it would cost almost as much to have your furniture re-covered, if not more, then to buy something new that will fit the space you have.
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