The 10th International Portafold & Ansfold Gathering (i.e. 2018)

Following the huge success of the 9th International Gathering we'll be at Retrofestival again. It's a massive show now and is popular with everyone.

It's held at the Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, West Berkshire, RG18 9QZ; on the weekend of the 10th, 11th & 12th of August 2018.

Don't book with the organisers, contact me to get your pitch saved.

Cushions, how many??

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Cushions, how many??

Post by 53catalina » Sat, 21 Aug 2010, 9:42 pm

How many should I have?

We seem to have some long ones and some short ones. Some have obviously been renewed as the green foam (light to carry) looks quite new, and when we removed the covers off others (heavy ones) they have the original blue covers fitted.

Any advice welcome.

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Re: Cushions, how many??

Post by Neil » Sun, 22 Aug 2010, 6:38 pm

We've got 2 long ones and 4 square ones,came in different thickness as well. :wink:
Got no idea if ours are original but they're quite light

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Re: Cushions, how many??

Post by Admin » Sun, 22 Aug 2010, 6:51 pm

If you check out what the original brochures state you get with them (http://www.portafold.co.uk/portafold_literature.html), the majority say it should be 2 long mattress cushions and 6 square seating cushions, but...

you could buy extra cushions and the depth was different depending on whether you had the 3" luxury cushions, as opposed to the 2" standard ones.

So basically, you can have as many as you need, in different depths, and as many as you can fit in it when you fold it down...
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Re: Cushions, how many??

Post by 53catalina » Sun, 22 Aug 2010, 8:49 pm

We seem to have 4 long cushions (some with two small squares in a double cover, and 3 small squares.
Only the small ones clip under the hooks on the walls, the long ones are too short, so wont stay in place when folding the sides down.
It looks like they were previously laid out all as base cushions, with no back rests, so not too comfy.
I will chat to a friend tomorrw who does upholstery to see what a new set of cushions would cost, made to the size I need, and in lightweight foam.

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