Upholstery in Morocco - Recommendations

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  1. Armytwowheels

    Armytwowheels Funster Life Member

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    Can anyone recommend anywhere, other than Mustafa's in Agadir, to get the van seats recovered please? Not saying we won't go to Mustafa's but wondered if there was anywhere else that can be recommended?

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    Yes, Sandra, a little company called Regal at Ilkeston, Derbyshire - a long way from Agadir :rofl:
    Just had a complete re-fit done there(y) and their work is first class.

    If I were looking over there I'd be searching for re-upholsterers in say Rabat or Casablanca. You should ask for 'rembourrage' en Francais.

    Examples of re-upholstery we have seen in Maroc, look like they've been done by Ray Charles assisted by Steveie Wonder :cooler::cooler:
     
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  3. Armytwowheels

    Armytwowheels Funster Life Member

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    Ha ha, that's not put me off at all Ken!! We only want to get some covers made for the driving seats and arm rest covers, not a complete makeover.
     
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    Well don't go to the first one you come across like you did with the guy who did your mural on the back of the Hymer:rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    I use ski socks for armrest covers.
    I'd say get a proper job done here.
     
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    The tale of pinkie comes to mind
    And a powder blue paint jobby
     
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    There is that place on site in Atlantica Park Tagazoute, or is that the one that you mean?

    Dick
     
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    Thanks for reminding me Ken. Funny enough, there is Dutch couple on site now that went through the same - got a van tat from whoever he was then had to get Rashid to go over it. I am not the only numpty travelling around.
     
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    You mean the taxi blue paint job, poor old Hymer, I wonder where it is now.
     
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    With the orange peel finish. The lady had some guts I must say, but her feminine charm fell on stony ground with the Moroccan 'tradesmen - my uncle will fit your copper sink for you'
     
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    Last seen on ebay for £15,000 or to rent for £1,000 per week from Scotland!
     
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    I had hair had a photo and can't find it complete with copper sink
     
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    Sandra, after your glowing recommendation at the BBQ the other day Mr Jenben and I are considering covering our van seats in hittopopamus skins. However @jumartoo thinks the Hogwarts option is the one for them. That is too magical for us... ..:)
     
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    You are too cruel, taking the pee during my time of wine inflicted speech impediment.

    For anyone wondering what Jenben is talking about, what I actually said was hippopotamus and warthogs. Can I help it if they were so under the influence of the grape that their ears weren't working properly! That's how I remember it anyway.

    See Hogwarts! image.jpeg
     
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    Sandra, we were just jealous of you having seen hippopotamus and warthogs in the wild. We only get to see them on the TV.
    I don't think it was the wine anyway, it was that last nespresso....
     
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    think ive just seen it on a classic hymer post on facebook its at a meet in Portugal cant be 2 that colour can there.
     
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    If this post is still about re-upholstery then, I saw a small place in Tafroute with a seat they had upholstered on show and it looked good! It is on the opposite side of the road from the Chicken shack just before the road bends round to the left.
    That said we had ours re-upholstered at Tockfields at Ripley, excellent job at a good price.
     
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    Back to the original thread.......
    We saw a van that had been re upholstered at Atlantica Park, Taghazoute and it had been done very nicely.
    Gwen went over it with a fine tooth comb at the request of the vans owners (they knew she has upholstey expetience) and it got the thumbs up.
    We wouldnt be afraid to get such a job done there.
    I cant remember how much it cost 5 years ago, but i dont think it was expensive.
     
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    We didn't have any work done on the upholstery in the end. Waited until we were back in the UK and went for a full leather job from Regal, very pleased we are too.

    I would thoroughly reccommend the guy that is based at Terra du Ocean for any screens, bags or covers.

    Our external thermal screens are excellent quality and the material is far more robust then even the best offerings I have seen in the UK. We also had screens made for the side windows, for when it is really hot, or cold. We can keep the heat out on the sunny side of the van or keep the heat in when we are at a ski resort. He even made a thermal screen for the skylite over our bed, which is great for when the sun comes up at 4 or 5 in the morning.
     
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