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#1 Harold Cole OFFLINE  

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Posted December 14, 2016 - 08:24 AM

What does everyone use to Protect Your Tractor Seat from rain and snow?



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Posted December 14, 2016 - 11:39 AM

My shed.
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Posted December 14, 2016 - 11:44 AM

My butt!


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Posted December 14, 2016 - 12:09 PM

My garage, if you dor not have a garage you can use a tarp at the least

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Posted December 14, 2016 - 12:49 PM

Rain and snow don't seem to bother my tractor seat, not pleasant on my own. Sun is what destroys plastic seats. I use Armorall and when not in use keep them covered with what ever is available. Don


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Posted December 14, 2016 - 01:01 PM

My shop or barn And welcome to the group. How about posting some pictures.


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Posted December 14, 2016 - 02:41 PM

Park in garage 'cuz it won't fit through garden doors into dining room


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Posted December 14, 2016 - 02:50 PM

For temporary storage outside you could slip a garbage bag over the seat to keep the rain or snow off it.  For long term protection you could sew up a vinyl cover with a drawstring to slip over it - avoid putting any seams where water may sit or pool.


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Posted December 14, 2016 - 03:35 PM

Lot of times covering a tractor outside is worse than leaving it out in the open.  Moisture will accumulate under the cover and be trapped there.  Having a shed is the most important part of having a tractor in my book.


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Posted December 14, 2016 - 04:26 PM

Hello I was so going to say my garage and/or butt , when you first popped in, I see others answered. So.... welcome to GTtalk, tell us more about your tractor, make and model, we almost never see a picture of a GT we don't like.
Hang around vast majority here very friendly, a lot of individual knowledge here and you combine it, its unbeatable. Almost never make something up answer wise... said almost :)
I believe it was the most wise Deerlope who once posted about a pic of a bunch of GT's setting out under a ton of snow (and I may be paraphrasing) ' I do my best to give my equipment my best care, because when I need them to, I expect them to take care of me.
The best answer is shelter the unit if possible as stated UV rays can wreak havoc but so can cold temps making the vinyl more brittle.
I'll close with most of us here have a deep affinity for our tractors, use but don't abuse, maintenance and repair as needed, and sometimes our wives come out to check on us when we are just sitting there looking at them, especially if we have a restored or refurbished one, it can become an addiction, one can argue that the Bolens bug can get you the worse.
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Posted December 14, 2016 - 04:38 PM

I put old mineral tubs upside down over the good seats. 



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Posted December 14, 2016 - 04:55 PM

Try flipping the seat forward. 



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Posted December 14, 2016 - 09:21 PM

More than one piece of equipment had been stored under a wash tub flipped upside down.

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Posted December 14, 2016 - 11:32 PM

in the garage when not in use.

i use an old bath mat, both summer and winter.  keep my butt warm in the winter and the seat cool in the summer.



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Posted December 15, 2016 - 07:17 AM

Any sort of cover that will block the sunlight. If the temps are real low, don't plop in, settle in easy, while you're on it your body heat will warm it.

I see someone mentioned armorall. Does that make it slippery?




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