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Old 09-05-2009, 04:07 PM   #1
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Ok, so it is less of a mod, and more of a repair. When we were in Colorado this spring, we stopped at Camping World and got some stuff, including some chairs. We both love them, but I managed to break one. The closest Camping World to me is about 800 miles away, and I did not have the reciept, so I ended up fixing them myself.

Now for the pictures:

On the right, you can see the plastic pieces that came on the chairs. I broke these trying to recline by pushing with my feet. I tried to superglue them back together, but no deal. Second from the left is my rough draft of a steel replacement, to get sizing down. One end slides in a tube, the other end slides over. And it has to allow the chair to fold up. Far left is the final piece, welded up, ground down and spray bombed.

I used pop rivets to re-attach these. I would have liked to find rivets that were about 1/4" longer, but I couldn't these seem to be working fine so far.

I am quite fond of these chairs, but for the money, the construction leaves a bit to be desired. I didn't want to toss them and try to find something better, but I sure came close. Glad I kept them and fixed em up.

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Old 09-05-2009, 09:32 PM   #2
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Nice repair job.
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Old 09-06-2009, 03:39 AM   #3
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Great job, but now that you have posted the pics, everyone else will be wanting to buy replacement parts from you. You may have to stop traveling
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Old 09-06-2009, 12:11 PM   #4
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Nice looking job Lenny!!!!
Good job on the pics also.

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