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Seat repair methods?

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fishnwiz

I have used Gorilla tape with some success. Seams are a whole different issue and due to high stress in these areas, are not an easy fix. 

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fishnwiz
1 hour ago, AC_TOY_BOY said:

I use Liquid electrical tape, makes it just like new.

Surprised that liquid tape holds up?

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Hubnut
On 3/1/2018 at 10:07 PM, fishnwiz said:

I have used Gorilla tape with some success. Seams are a whole different issue and due to high stress in these areas, are not an easy fix. 

Thanks for the tip.  I used this tape and it worked well. 

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SmilinSam

Never hd any great luck with duck type tapes. Getting on and off the seats usually peels the edges all up and eventually brings all the tape up.

I had a 05 broadmoor seat that had a couple splits and a 03 prestige seat that suffered from glue failure between the foam /vinyl seat pad and the hard plastoic seat back/bottom around the edges. Tried something different. Used 3M Super Weatherstrip and Gasket Adhesive.  Used both seats for a couple months of mowing late last year and everything stayed stuck just fine. Will see how it holds up the whole of this year.

If you use that stuff you gotta make sure it cures completely before using the seat.or your clothes will stick to the stuff. And  good luck getting the stuff off if you ever need to. Also for gluing tears with this stuff requires the seam sides to be able to lay flat together. If the gap is too wide it probably wont work.too well. For the prestige seat I glued along the vinyl part of the cusion to the plastic seat pan/back and clamped it all the way around with a multitude of quick grip clamps.

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simplewrench

I have used a silicone based adhesive with good success can’t remember now what it was but squeeze it on and smooth it out with a wet finger. Worked well for me a least. 

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Angry Bear
On 3/2/2018 at 7:01 PM, AC_TOY_BOY said:

I use Liquid electrical tape, makes it just like new.

Did this really work for you?  Heck, I couldn’t even get that stuff to work well on electrical wires. 

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