Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 05-23-2010, 01:02 PM   #1
4 Rivet Member
adwriter73's Avatar
2005 16' International CCD
Austin , Texas
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 356
Images: 9
best place to buy new foam for cushions?

Was just on and added up the total for seat and back cusions for my new L-lounge sofa and the total was just over $1,000! Seems high. Other suggestions? I want really comfortable stuff.
adwriter73 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2010, 01:40 PM   #2
Rivet Master
fotochop's Avatar
1969 23' Safari
New Orleans , Louisiana
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 699
Images: 18
my total on a '69, 23 footer, was closer to $580, with a big piece leftover..

Foam Factory - Lux High Quality Foam
fotochop is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2010, 01:52 PM   #3
Rivet Master
Jezibels's Avatar
1966 24' Tradewind
Chicago , Illinois
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 530
Images: 2
I spent $400 to do my goucho. Got my foam from Joann fabrics.
Happy Trails!
Jezibels is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2010, 02:08 PM   #4
Rivet Master
DaveFL's Avatar
2000 31' Land Yacht
Central , Florida
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 1,489
Images: 15
Found a very knowledgeable foam seller and was warned, all foam is not the same, for sitting you need a higher density than for sleeping, if the foam is too soft you will bottom out. If you are putting foam on plywood with no give like springs and want to sit for a long time you will not be comfortable for long. Others have mentioned that sleeping on memory foam being difficult to roll over if it is too thick. A couple of inches as a topper is my best comfort level.
DaveFL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2010, 05:27 PM   #5
Rivet Master
Bowmans's Avatar
1979 31' Sovereign
1950 22' Liner
Powhatan , Virginia
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 521
Blog Entries: 52
We ordered the same foam that Fotochop posted above from the same place in 6" thick for our couch/bed. We made our cushions ourselves and just got them into the trailer this weekend. The foam is really stiff and will not bottom out on our plywood seat base. Maybe a little stiffer than household couch cushions (may settle some after use) but we are glad they are not too soft. Much more comfortable than the original coucho cushions.

The way the foam arrived (2 pieces this way each):

After unwrapping:

Cut to fit with houshold serrated butcher knife (hey, it worked):

Tadd, Beth, Grundgetta and Weeble
Our blog
Proud to be Air #37137
Bowmans is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Best place to buy new/used bambi levi2 Buyer Guidelines 11 11-10-2013 08:18 PM
?? Best place to buy an Airstream couch/sleeper ??? LAWFISH General Interior Topics 26 06-16-2010 03:31 PM
best place to buy marmoleum? adwriter73 Floor Finishes 3 04-29-2010 07:26 PM
Want To Buy Airstream Seat Cushions wheel interested WBCCI Forum 1 05-26-2007 06:09 AM
Best place to buy headlights? Astrodokk Airstream Motorhome Forums 11 11-12-2003 08:00 AM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:55 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.