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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: Seat Cushion Material


Thread: [Acro] Re: Seat Cushion Material

Message: [Acro] Re: Seat Cushion Material

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From: jeffery at

Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 22:02:50 UTC


  Most cities of any size will have an upholstery supply shop, usually listed in 
the Yellow Pages.  They carry or can order all manner of open and closed cell 
foam products, including the type you are looking for (which I can't remember 
the name of).

Jeffery Poehlmann

> I need to make a seat cushion for my plane.  Yeah, I know what you're
> thinking, "Don't you already have enough cushion on your seat?"  I've
> dropped some more pounds since I saw you guys last, so I actually do
> need a cushion, thank you.
> Anyway, I'm trying to find some foam that I've seen several pilots use
> for extra cushions.  It's soft and pliable, but it's really dense so it
> doesn't squish down too bad.  I thought that a sleeping bag mat might
> work, but the ones I've seen are really thin, and even with layering
> them, I'd have to buy 3 or 4 of them (at $30+ I know there's got to be a
> cheaper way).  
> I need to go up at least 4 inches, so I'm thinking if I can find 1 or 2"
> thick stuff, I can stack it.  Any suggestions will be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Allyson Parker-Lauck


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