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Old April 12th, 2012, 06:22 PM   #1
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Cleaning Sheepskin Seat Covers

The sheepskin seat covers for our DA40 are looking a little skuzzy. These are official Diamond sheepskin covers and are hand made from real sheep!

I have read about dry cleaning or hand washing in cold water.

Any experience out there with this?

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Old April 12th, 2012, 06:26 PM   #2
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Re: Cleaning Sheepskin Seat Covers

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The sheepskin seat covers for our DA40 are looking a little skuzzy. These are official Diamond sheepskin covers and are hand made from real sheep!

I have read about dry cleaning or hand washing in cold water.

Any experience out there with this?

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Marc

Take them to a cleaner that does leather, it doesn't cost much and leaves them soft.
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Old April 12th, 2012, 06:46 PM   #3
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The sheepskin are hand made from real sheep!
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Uhh sheep don't have hands
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Re: Cleaning Sheepskin Seat Covers

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The sheepskin seat covers for our DA40 are looking a little skuzzy. These are official Diamond sheepskin covers and are hand made from real sheep!

I have read about dry cleaning or hand washing in cold water.

Any experience out there with this?

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Marc
Mark...rent a shampooer when it nice and sunny, August will do!
Good luck... Mine doesn't have wool, I won't have that problem, I'm at CYBW as well.
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Re: Cleaning Sheepskin Seat Covers

After more research, found a dry cleaner who does sheepskin. It was expensive but the seat covers came back good as new.

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After more research, found a dry cleaner who does sheepskin. It was expensive but the seat covers came back good as new.

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It's often worth it to just pay a pro. Still under $50 for the pair right?
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