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Old 02-28-2018, 07:54 AM   #21
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A few weeks ago my wife started to notice that her recliner in our SB was peeling in various areas. Mostly the arms and where her legs rest. The recliner was only 5 years old and she was told it was leather when she bought it. We went back to the same store with the same sales rep and discussed the situation with her. She said that research has found that some people have this issue on certain types of leather (read not totally leather) if they take certain types of blood pressure medicine. That said, she replaced her recliner with some other material and got the power leg rest option. My recliner is 14 years old and is real leather. I have no issues. The dog spends equal time on both recliners. I told her after looking at the recliners in the Montana that we may ultimately have to consider replacing them because if they are leather it is a cheap leather. But then again we don't live in the rig full time so it may not be an issue after all.
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Old 02-28-2018, 09:11 AM   #22
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Fabriqué en Chine?
Worse than that.it is low grads bits and pieces.
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Old 02-28-2018, 07:40 PM   #23
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TTBOMK, no Montana has leather furniture from the factory. At best, it's bonded leather that contains enough leather particles qualifying it to be marketed as leather. Frankly, a quality vinyl is better than bonded leather.
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Old 02-28-2018, 08:16 PM   #24
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It used to be NC was the furniture capital now China. Very little made in the US today.
There is still lots of not good but great furniture fairly priced furniture made in the US. Lots of it are made by the Amish. A friend owns a furniture store and it’s at least 90% of the furniture he sells. He ends his TV adds with “not China”.
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Old 03-01-2018, 09:52 AM   #25
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There is still good leather furniture out there. Stores sell what brings them the greatest profit. Consumers are not educated in what they are purchasing.
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Old 03-01-2018, 11:52 AM   #26
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Even with leather furniture one must keep the surfaces cleaned and protected. I wipe ours down once a week with Murphy's Oil Soap and then a leather wipe. No problems as yet and the furniture stays supple.
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Old 03-01-2018, 12:02 PM   #27
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I have a real leather jacket that is 45 years old and looks like new.Good leather and proper care is the answer.
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Old 03-01-2018, 12:07 PM   #28
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Amen to that!
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Old 06-10-2018, 07:57 PM   #29
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We are going through this also. We started to remove the furniture to replace it and found that the original furniture is cut in the back to fit Which makes it impossible to find real furniture to fit. If you have come up with ideas please share with us. We are lost other than to trade it
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Old 06-10-2018, 08:21 PM   #30
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We are going through this also. We started to remove the furniture to replace it and found that the original furniture is cut in the back to fit Which makes it impossible to find real furniture to fit. If you have come up with ideas please share with us. We are lost other than to trade it
Jlaird,
Does Montana currently build a similar floor plan to yours? The current furniture might have the same shape (cut in back). Any Montana dealer can order you the current furniture colors.
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Old 10-20-2018, 09:43 AM   #31
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Our pleather furniture is a peeling flaky mess too! The covers are zippered and I’m planning on contacting the manufacturer to see if they sell other cover options to replace. Anyone else done this, and what was your experience?
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Old 10-20-2018, 11:13 AM   #32
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A resurrected post it looks like. I cut ours up with a sawzall and could not believe how cheap and shoddy the framework was, regardless of the material. Ours lasted two years, looked like new and then suddenly died. Recommend a fresh start. We purchased ultra leather replacements from Glastop, built to our specs. Plenty of options out there from furniture store and RV specialty retailers.
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Old 10-20-2018, 01:08 PM   #33
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Your rv is a 2012. That's 7 model years old. Try to get a repair on your tow vehicle 7 yrs. later under warranty. I think Montana was great at the national rally repairing as a courtesy, RVs that were of all ages.
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Old 10-20-2018, 01:43 PM   #34
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To Mboyko. Just wondering if Montana did anything on your 2012 furniture? And, you really thought your furniture was real leather? ummmmm



We had our 2013 redone in Mexico for about $600....looks good.
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