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Old 06-11-2019, 05:13 PM
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I am about to make some bolsters for my boat. Where is the best place to get foam? I can order it from sailrite but then it costs $35 to ship $100 in material. I would be worried that foam could get damaged in shipping anyway. I am in Tampa and am assuming I can find it somewhere local, just not sure where to look. Thanks.
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Do you know what type of foam and thickness you want? I like dry fast for 2” bolsters and closed cell works well if you only want 1” because it’s firm enough to not bottom out.
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Originally Posted by Chillinthemost View Post
Do you know what type of foam and thickness you want? I like dry fast for 2” bolsters and closed cell works well if you only want 1” because it’s firm enough to not bottom out.
I’m thinking I want to go with 2” dry fast and put some grommets in the bottom of the bolsters for drainage.
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https://www.foambymail.com/PRB/foam-round-bolsters.html

Cut in half, then glued to PVC siding type board.
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Originally Posted by Ben W View Post

I’m thinking I want to go with 2” dry fast and put some grommets in the bottom of the bolsters for drainage.
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Link to my cushion project including bolsters. Mine were light and easy to remove / attach.
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Reliatex inc. 6004 Bonacker Dr. 813-621 6021 (Tampa)
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I used this closed cell foam when I did my bolsters years ago. This foam has been the best.
https://www.sailrite.com/Foam-Closed...-1-2-x-56-x-84

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