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Old     (harris)      Join Date: Jul 2007       12-03-2009, 3:29 PM Reply   
I have a 2001 Xstar (the x1) Any estimates on what it would cost to redo the upholstry?

Also, the carpet material on the floor of the boat has become hard. Any suggestions as far as carpet cleaners are concerned that may bring it back or make it softer?

Thanks
Old    Johnny Neves (johnny_jr)      Join Date: Mar 2006       12-03-2009, 3:56 PM Reply   
If you did nothing 3500 to 5K with carpet. That is a local cost and includes new seat foam as well. Last winter we re-did a 1993 MC Maristar Vdrive for just under 5K.
Old    matthew haaland (mattwc)      Join Date: Jun 2008       12-03-2009, 5:41 PM Reply   
check out copycatcover.com
Old    J B (bjeremi)      Join Date: Mar 2006       12-03-2009, 6:25 PM Reply   
copycatcovers.com
Old    Ben (soundbox)      Join Date: Oct 2007       12-04-2009, 6:48 PM Reply   
We would be in the range of 3500-4000 with new carpet. Price depends on type of material and how much foam needs to be replaced.
Old    Tampa Wake (tampawake)      Join Date: Mar 2008       12-04-2009, 6:49 PM Reply   
Buddy of mine is having the carpet ripped out of his pontoon and line x put in. I would consider that over new carpet.
Old    Cody (loudontn)      Join Date: Feb 2005       12-05-2009, 10:35 AM Reply   
line-x?? have they ever stepped on a hot line-x truck bed bare-foot??

I think carpet just makes the boat more comfortable, wouldn't trade it for line-x.
Old    882001 (882001)      Join Date: Nov 2003       12-05-2009, 10:45 AM Reply   
i agree line x would look terrible and be rough on the feet. it looks fine in the back of my truck. but there are a bunch of rednecks around here that line x the outside of there trucks and it looks awful
Old    Razzman (razzman)      Join Date: Dec 2006       12-05-2009, 11:05 AM Reply   
Just normal use of a LineXed bed and it looks bad after a year.
Old    Landon (l_b)      Join Date: Aug 2009       12-30-2009, 9:36 AM Reply   
^^^ Agree. I think line x might be the worst idea ever.
Old    TRDon (trdon)      Join Date: Sep 2007       12-30-2009, 9:52 AM Reply   
linex does do colors other than black.
Old    Tampa Wake (tampawake)      Join Date: Mar 2008       12-30-2009, 9:53 AM Reply   
Will let you know he got it done on his pontoon boat looks good now.
Old    Brandon Holmes (bmh2208)      Join Date: Apr 2004       12-30-2009, 12:54 PM Reply   
what about a light colored linex, then put snap in carpet? You would almost get the same result as the newer boats that have snap in on fiberglass. You would just have to take extra time to make the transitions and seams nice prior to coating so everything looks smooth.

Surely someone makes some sort of spray in product that is designed to retain color in high traffic areas.
Old    jason baggett (jasonba1)      Join Date: Apr 2008       12-30-2009, 2:00 PM Reply   
You can get the interior done 3 colors custom embroidry with mastercraft vinyl done at viper customs in east tn for around 2000-2500 depending on if you need new foam or not and he does amazing work. His number is 865-388-4096
Old    Dave (rdmb)      Join Date: Mar 2007       01-13-2010, 10:22 PM Reply   
To those who mentioned Copycat Covers, do you have first hand experience. I am really considering this route. He quoted me $1200. for all skins. Said it would be $1500 after new year but they run specials several times a year. I know the job will be alot of work. I'm more interested in hearing about material quality and workmanship.
Old    mb (mbellaver)      Join Date: Oct 2009       01-14-2010, 6:08 AM Reply   
I should be getting mine back from them today or tomorrow. I'll let you know how it turns out.
Old    Aaron Ware (99_slaunch)      Join Date: Oct 2005       01-14-2010, 6:54 AM Reply   
^^^pics please
Old    mb (mbellaver)      Join Date: Oct 2009       01-19-2010, 5:51 AM Reply   
I got them back on Friday. I don't have pics yet, and I don't have them installed. I will say that they look great. The workmanship is excellent. I will post some pictures when I get some time.

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