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PostPost by: udden18 » Mon May 22, 2017 11:04 am


Some with a good idea where to get a carpet set for Elan S3 FHC?

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PostPost by: Concrete-crusher » Mon May 22, 2017 3:25 pm

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This Is what I got from Coverdale , I can't fault the service but the sections required some guesswork and cutting.

I also used Mapei Ultabond Eco VS90 adhesive which was really good , but then I work for them but not in that section of business.
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PostPost by: KevJ+2 » Mon May 22, 2017 3:43 pm

As an alternative, you could make your own templates and buy correct loop carpet off the roll -
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PostPost by: MarkDa » Mon May 22, 2017 8:28 pm

I can recommend Coverdale - good prices and choice of quality and colours.
You can buy what you need and loose carpet/underlay.
They will.either copy your carpets of work off standard patterns.
They are pretty busy so delivery is a few weeks.
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PostPost by: nigelrbfurness » Tue May 23, 2017 8:35 am

Definitely make your own. Use brown paper or cardboard for templates, trim to fit and then cut your carpet. Seal the cut edges carefully with a pain stripping heat gun or have someone sew edging to them for you, though heat sealing always works for me. I use modern 1/4" soundproofing underfelt cut slightly undersize. For gluing, Dunlop Thixofix or other slow contact adhesive. Your carpets will fit perfectly and you will be very satisfied at your achievement! When you do the panel at the back of the cockpit make sure you keep it in the right shape to go back as you glue the carpet or you will have a little difficulty fitting it back in, and don't forget to cut the holes for the seat belts and put them through first!

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PostPost by: rady32md » Wed May 24, 2017 10:29 am

Another vote for Coverdale. I also like the idea of creating your own to save some cash.
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