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    After suffering thru last summer burning my arm on my half doors, I decided to look into some armrests. All of the ones that I found were made of vinyl which isn't much cooler than the metal I decided to make my own. Using some 1/4" MDF, some foam I got from our upholstery shop and work and some neoprene that I ordered here what came of it.









    Except for my piss poor upholstery skills I think they came out pretty good. I also learned that neoprene is a pain in the ass to cut.
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    Not too shabby buddy. Total cost to make?

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    I like it! I usually remove the doors when I'm wheeling, but that isn't always practical, as there's not always a (safe) place to leave them.

    Have to look into fabbing a set of my own. I do believe I have some old neoprene seat covers, that have rips/holes in them


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    Quote Originally Posted by korisu56 View Post
    Not too shabby buddy. Total cost to make?
    Total was about $35 or so. Most of that was for the neoprene.
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    Looks nice and comfy.
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    Thanks for posting this. I have been thinking of doing something similiar, but more so when I have my half door uppers in as I keep whacking my elbow on the pin. So I was thinking of a pad with a strap under it that would attach to the two pins. Not sure how I would modify them so they could also be used like yours when the uppers are removed?

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