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Old 12-20-2021, 03:44 PM
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Default Whos carpet?

I need to replace the carpet in my -10 and it looks like there are 2 major players; AeroSport and SFS. Is one better? It looks like the SFS has a more complete set but I really don't need all of the extras.

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Old 12-21-2021, 05:55 AM
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I went with Aerosport and was very happy. All fit well.
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Old 12-21-2021, 08:23 AM
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Classic Aero Designs is another provider with a reputable history of service.
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Old 12-21-2021, 08:38 AM
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I used a nice indoor/outdoor option from the Aviation Department at Lowes. I only put it on the floors - and the rest of the interior is paint (no Lexus stuff). It worked for my needs and easy to replace when needed.

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Old 12-21-2021, 09:00 AM
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Classic Aero Designs is another provider with a reputable history of service.
Yep, but they are no longer doing RV 10 stuff IIRC. Ditto for Flightline Interiors.

I had a mix of both in our 10----worked well.
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Old 12-21-2021, 09:37 AM
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I used a nice indoor/outdoor option from the Aviation Department at Lowes. I only put it on the floors - and the rest of the interior is paint (no Lexus stuff). It worked for my needs and easy to replace when needed.

Carl
Carl, did you just use double sided tape to hold the carpet down, or did you find a better way?
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Old 12-21-2021, 10:13 AM
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Carl, did you just use double sided tape to hold the carpet down, or did you find a better way?
Yes. Standard double sided (thin) carpet tape. Good for single use only.

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Old 12-21-2021, 10:54 AM
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Yep, but they are no longer doing RV 10 stuff IIRC. Ditto for Flightline Interiors.

I had a mix of both in our 10----worked well.
About 2 years ago Flightline did my carpets and seat covers. Abby no longer does side panels.. Call and ask.
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Old 12-21-2021, 11:06 AM
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I'm with Carl. But I ended up using E6000 rather than Velcro tape or the thin carpet tape - neither held well. Can't beat the weight and cost of the Lowe's Aircraft carpet selection.
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Old 12-21-2021, 11:33 AM
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Lowes indoor outdoor carpet. I spent a good amount of time with foam poster board building template, then trace to back of carpet., cut with xacto knife. $25 in materials. Double side tape, heels rest , seat pressure seems to keep all in place

Pic with tape measure two pieces of carpet, one up on seat angle, and another in flat area under seat back to hinges….split at 7.5” …. Invisible. Save the templates, cut and replace as needed in future. Did baggage floor as well, used the piece there as a template. Obviously not a 10, and my peddles are floor mounted. Good luck.
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