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sage posted 03-04-2004 10:10 AM ET (US)   Profile for sage   Send Email to sage  
I'm in the process of my reconditioning my Montauk. The rust colored fibreglass legs supporting the helm seat is chalked and dull. Would like to keep the classic color. Is there a specific product you can recommend to clean it. Or, a paint that could be used-brand and color?

Seat is in tough shape. Where can I get a new one? Est cost? Thanks.

kingfish posted 03-04-2004 10:17 AM ET (US)     Profile for kingfish  Send Email to kingfish     

Here is a link to a thread in the Marketplace section in which Tom Clark is organizing the manufacture and purchase of a bunch of *new* RPS legs for about $165.00 per pair. Seats are available, but maybe someone else can field that one...


Rick Dewees posted 03-04-2004 12:11 PM ET (US)     Profile for Rick Dewees  Send Email to Rick Dewees     
I have heard from previous threads here, I believe from LHG, that the RPS leg surfaces can be reconditioned with a product called Penetrol, but haven't tried it yet on mine.

Tom W Clark posted 03-04-2004 12:20 PM ET (US)     Profile for Tom W Clark  Send Email to Tom W Clark     
It was my idea to use the Penetrol. It has been reported that this works fairly well:

Taylor posted 03-04-2004 02:52 PM ET (US)     Profile for Taylor  Send Email to Taylor     
Seat? Try . For a 1985 Montauk I think you want the Parchment color with Brown piping. The new seats come with T-Nuts already installed so installation is a snap.
Tom W Clark posted 03-04-2004 02:58 PM ET (US)     Profile for Tom W Clark  Send Email to Tom W Clark     
Taylor is right. Hall's makes a great RPS seat cushion and it costs $220 plus shipping. See:

Bigshot posted 03-04-2004 02:59 PM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
I did the penetrol on mine and they look like new, great for gas tank mats as well. Follow Taylors post to Hall's for a price, tell here you read it here....about $200. Penetrol is available anywhere about $12.

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