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Anyone Knwo How To Buy Used Airplane Seats?  
User currently offlineNoah008 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 37 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3058 times:

so i was thinking is it posisble to buy these things? i vaguely remeber seeing them for sale on lufthansas web site, am i mistaken? are there stores that sell them? any info would be greatly appreciated, and if you know the website for lufthansas please post it Big grin thanks!


noah

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User currently offlineGSPSPOT From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 3009 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3033 times:

I remember when I lived in Kansas City in the '80's, a local TV station that had a late-night "funny guy" in between TV shows who had a set of 3 airliner seats that he said he'd give away to the first person who made it to the TV station... That's as close to that sort of thing as I've ever come....


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User currently offlineTommy767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 6584 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3009 times:

I never thought about that!

I would be very interested where you could get some. maybe ebay?



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User currently offlineRayBolt From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 255 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2986 times:

I saw some on e-bay a while ago, middle row from a 742 i think. Haven't seen any recently though.


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User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2983 times:

Check out eBay--you see them there all the time. Try searching for "aircraft seats", "airline seats", or "passenger seats", you'll find them.

There was one guy up in Ohio who had a whole bunch of them that came out of a 767. Since he was near the Airborne Express hub in Wilmington, I presume they were out of the 767s that Airborne acquired from ANA/Japan and converted into freighters.


User currently offlineAndersjt From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 390 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2971 times:

When American introduced MRTC a few years back, they had a promotion to win some of the seats that had been removed from the planes. I entered but never won.




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User currently offlineLparky From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 167 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2891 times:

Do you want them so you can throw your back out at home?

User currently offlineJumbojettim From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 193 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2860 times:

You can buy some in the Victorville area, CA My father-in-law got me a half-row(3 seats) of Delta economy for I believe $10 per seat. They're in really good condition. And from my understanding there are hundreds of them from all different airlines and they have many different airline related items (cockpits, and fuselages)

User currently offlineVermeer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 447 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2843 times:

I bought a row of 4 economy class seats ( 747) from LH five years ago when they changed the interiors.
I love them and they are the centerpiece of my living room!


User currently offlineN751PR From United States of America, joined May 2002, 1248 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2832 times:

You can buy some in the Victorville area, CA My father-in-law got me a half-row(3 seats) of Delta economy for I believe $10 per seat. They're in really good condition. And from my understanding there are hundreds of them from all different airlines and they have many different airline related items (cockpits, and fuselages)

Whoa they sell em out in VCV!? Should've figured but man have to say this is the best kept secret I've heard out here in the Mojave Desert.  Big thumbs up

BTW do I have to go to SoCal Logistics Airport or do they have some warehouse/dealer that sells em?



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User currently offlineB777FA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 246 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2825 times:

Airline seats are on sale to the general public .Just go to Keystoneaviation.com
They are based out of Florida and have a number of seats available.
Check it out.


User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6278 posts, RR: 34
Reply 11, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 2765 times:

I was sure my post went through, and, I've received no deletion notice so I'll just try again.

Boneyard2u.com. If any airplane part is available, he can get it for you. Seats are easy and fairly cheap if you can pick them up. Shipping is very expensive for obvious reasons.

Oh yes. I must add that I make nothing from any sales and I am in no way associated, except by friendship, with the owner.



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User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 2733 times:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=26439&item=2431276303

User currently offlineAirdolomiti From Germany, joined May 2003, 688 posts, RR: 9
Reply 13, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2659 times:

Lufthansa definitely had (still has?) them on sale, I bought a 737 economy 3-seat row from them (the old style seats). They make for a great computer chair - my seats were obviously from row 1 since they have tray tables in the armrests, very hand to put the keyboard and mouse on!
They had no seatbelts when I got them but I managed to get 3 Garuda seatbelts from a German aircraft interior shop. And yes I do fasten them sometimes Big grin

Federico


User currently offlineKilavoud From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 2634 times:

It is as simple as that : you buy a secondhand 747 (many available on the markets right now) and you will get full ranges of seats included in the price. Make your choice and good luck. Kilavoud.


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