Originally Posted by clc900
The backing on the underside of my carpet is coming apart. I cleaned the carpet today and had lots of the black gritty material come off. Anything I can do to make it last? I thought about spraying the back of the carpet with 3M adhesive spray and letting it dry. Am I crazy?
I have the salt water version of your boat and replaced my carpet a couple years ago for the same reason that you mention. I thought the problem was created by the salt water that it lived in for the first year, but it sounds like it's just what happens to that generation of carpet. Not sure how some black Plastidip would work for you-might not hold up to the foot traffic. I paid $250 for the replacement carpet from Corinthian Marine Carpet-they were closing out a grey color so the cost of the carpet was about half of what it would normally cost. The backing on the Corinthian is different and won't disintegrate like the original carpet does.