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Old 08-27-2013, 02:39 PM
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Need upholstery help in TN

need a good upholstery guy Close to Nashville ,TN? First boat, first Mastercraft!! lots of work to DO!
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Old 08-27-2013, 03:02 PM
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THE vinyl shop (according to guys on here) Viper Customs is located in Maryville, TN. They are very good, but they get busy and aren't cheap.
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Old 08-27-2013, 03:35 PM
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Yea, you have the nice shop in your back yard. A lot of folks from across the US take their interior panels, cushions, etc and send them to Viper. They really do nice work. Expore around this site and you'll see some great work. A lot are going with the newer material that's offered on the current MC models....sharp!
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Old 08-27-2013, 03:43 PM
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its a seasonal thing with them for what I've heard. I sent my stuff like jan and had it back 2 1/2 weeks later. Work was great and at a good price that beat every local place I talked to. The summer evidently congests them like crazy. For a winter project they can't be beat.
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Old 08-27-2013, 05:06 PM
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I would wait another month or two and then take it to Viper, when their work will be slowing down.
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Old 08-27-2013, 05:31 PM
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need a good upholstery guy Close to Nashville ,TN? First boat, first Mastercraft!! lots of work to DO!
Uhhhh... what is that on the floor?
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Old 08-27-2013, 05:44 PM
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THE vinyl shop (according to guys on here) Viper Customs is located in Maryville, TN. They are very good, but they get busy and aren't cheap.
After my ongoing saga with the owner Jim Jackson and his lack of willingness to be honest and follow up on his word, I do not recommend Viper Customs for anything. I do not like unreliable and forked-tongue people when they promise week-in and week-out, to get something done for me and to call me when the work is completed. He will tell you a fib before the good Lord himself can get the news.

Jackson is not a seasonal fibber either.. It's year-round from my experiences.

This guy does good work and is in close proximity of Knoxville, TN:
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Old 08-27-2013, 07:22 PM
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I would do Viper. Send them in November and ask if you can have back by the end of the year. If he says yea you're good to go as long as he's not three months late you'll be just fine!

I have heard a few bad experiences but also great one's and when i see his work on facebook I don't personally see anyone else's interior come out looking that well. When you go to sell a used boat people look at the interior more than any other part!
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Old 08-27-2013, 08:20 PM
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I've known two people who used Viper. Both were more than satisfied, going down from Wisconsin. Prices were considerably lower than local. Notably, both had plenty of time available.
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Old 08-27-2013, 08:36 PM
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