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Who are some of the recommended interior builders in the Southern California and Lake Havasu area that are building wooden seats?

Who, if any, may have a cache of older fabrics/materials?

In the end I'm looking for something similar to the front seats in Smokin' Joe as shown below.

Thanks in advance for any input.





 

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714 Motorsports built a seat for me. Quality work.
 

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Bill at ARCO did mine. Used Jody's as a templet. Came out really nice, Schiada logo and all.
 

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Group 1 Marine...old Arko shop...Jody Gamble 920 680 1400
Just did my Schiada...stunning work..fair price. Not cheap but quality is unsurpassed..
 

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Who are some of the recommended interior builders in the Southern California and Lake Havasu area that are building wooden seats?

Who, if any, may have a cache of older fabrics/materials?

In the end I'm looking for something similar to the front seats in Smokin' Joe as shown below.

Thanks in advance for any input.





Your rear Hatch was done at ARKO by Bill Sturgis, a few years ago by the previous owner, I have pics of the job somewhere?, it was hard to match the color due to sun fading on the rest of the interior, they might still have the Naugahide roll left?
 

Rattle Can Lou

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Let's try and set the record straight here...it is not ARKO anymore...Bill Sturgess was ARKO...he left Conquest Boats awhile ago. This is Group 1 Marine and Jody runs the shop..all the shop..Jody has been there long time. Worker bees that work there have been there a long time...
 

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Let's try and set the record straight here...it is not ARKO anymore...Bill Sturgess was ARKO...he left Conquest Boats awhile ago. This is Group 1 Marine and Jody runs the shop..all the shop..Jody has been there long time. Worker bees that work there have been there a long time...
Actually it is still named ARKO, Bill did leave, but the name stayed with group 1/Conquest
 

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Let's try and set the record straight here...it is not ARKO anymore...Bill Sturgess was ARKO...he left Conquest Boats awhile ago. This is Group 1 Marine and Jody runs the shop..all the shop..Jody has been there long time. Worker bees that work there have been there a long time...
Sorry to burst your bubble but it still says ARKO right outside lol unless the changed it last week.
 

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All I got for you is this...I sent Jody money for me boat and made the check to ARKO....Jody got the check and told me don't make the next one out to ARKO...He told me more but I guess it's not important...Call him.
 

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Conquest/Jody is well versed in old school and new school. All the peeps sewing now are the same ones sewing when Bill was there. Bill did my vector, Jody handled my 210 both were physically produced by the same people inside. Both have the exact same quality in material and finish.

If someone’s dead set on having Bill do the work. Not sure why. You could have the next closest thing his son Willy Sturgis is in Texas. ( as sturgis designs, and used to be partner with his dad )
If that’s to far I know he’s been flown out to Nordic to do the seats in at least 1 40 foot Hallett.
Unless your a next level baller who just wants to say sturgis did it. Then go see Jody, lol
 
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