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Old 12-29-2008, 07:12 PM   #1
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The sofa and recliner in our RV are worn. Quotes to reupholster were about what it would cost for new pieces.

Anyone replaced the sofa and or recliner in their National RV and are there any recommendations out there?

Also, is it fairly easy to remove the old furniture??

Thanks!
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Old 12-29-2008, 07:12 PM   #2
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The sofa and recliner in our RV are worn. Quotes to reupholster were about what it would cost for new pieces.

Anyone replaced the sofa and or recliner in their National RV and are there any recommendations out there?

Also, is it fairly easy to remove the old furniture??

Thanks!
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Old 12-29-2008, 11:58 PM   #3
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Hi BruinWLV.
I replaced my sofa with a recliner in my 06 SurfSide. The sofa was a jackknife type. I just unbolted it from the floor. Opened up, it went out through the door very easily. I then went to the LazyBoy store and found a recliner I liked. They all come in two pieces. I did measure the chair from the floor to the top of the arm rest. Just to make sure it would fit through the door. Even with that limitation the choices were endless. WOW is it comfy! Why did I wait so long to get rid of that uncomfortable/usless sofa?

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Old 12-30-2008, 07:12 AM   #4
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I replaced the recliner with a Euro chair and ottoman. Much more comfortable and moveable. I unbolted the chair and used the chair seatbelts rebolted through two of the recliner mounting holes to provide a secure mode for the chair while driving. Much more comfortable than the old bolted recliner. I had only minor problem with the unbolting. Had to temporarily move some wire looms in the storage compartment to get at the nuts. We bought a Benchmaster Ventura chair which was not too expensive and has been very comfortable.
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Old 12-30-2008, 05:27 PM   #5
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RV Surplus has a wide variety of furniture for RV's. Try this link out to see what is available.

http://www.rvsurplussalvage.co...ay.php?category_id=6
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I have the same model and year as you do and our young lab at the time chewed up our sofa, so we had to get it recovered, it was a bear to remove , we actually bent part of door frame getting it in and out of doorway. Since that time I have had it recovered again and figured out the only way is to take the sofa apart inside the motorhome and take it out in pieces. The key is taking off cover and removing back of sofa. the new sofa if you don't recover the old one should be smaller or have removable back. Ours is a full size sofa sleeper.

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As far as recovering, we had the sofa sleeper and the 4 dinette cushion recovered for about 450 in micro fabric which we love, but not the recliner, Iwould think would be about the same.
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We did our Dinette cushions in Micro Fiber. We love it. Comfortable and easy to keep clean.
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Old 12-31-2008, 06:09 AM   #9
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Thanks all for your help!!
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Old 12-31-2008, 03:36 PM   #10
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We took the recliner out of our 2002 Tradewinds and replace it with a Ekornes Stressless chair and ottoman. We took carpet out of our storage drawers and repaired the hole left by the removal of the recliner. We removed the hide-a-bed sofa as the material wore out real quick. We replaced it with a 3 person Lazy Boy recliner sofa. We took the Lazy Boy apart and removed the center section and made a reclining loveseat. Works very good and we are very pleased with the changes.....Happy Trails, Jim
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