As we are a 2 person operation, all products are made to order. Expect normal production lead times of 4-5 weeks during the winter months and 6-8 weeks during the spring and summer months. *CURRENT PRODUCTION LEAD TIME IS IN EXCESS OF 12 WEEKS* Due to monthly increases in foam prices due to increased oil prices, along with several increases in cotton prices and canvas finishing, we have been forced to implement another price increase.(updated June 28 2021)

Cotton Duck (Canvas) shade (OD #7)

All of our cotton duck is sourced from one of the country's oldest and largest government vehicular textile product manufacturers (in business since the late 1800s). The raw roll goods (greige goods) are woven to this manufacturer's specs based on Mil-spec requirements and then shipped to the finishing mill where the Mil-spec treatment and coloring is applied. The finishing mill has been in operation since 1922. This has been our fabric supply chain for over 30 years, insuring that our raw materials meet the stringent Military Specifications. All of our cotton duck is finished in OD #7 with a mildew, water, and flame resistant treatment, as per the Mil-spec.

OD #7 is a finish that will be subject to shade variations (shading) based on numerous factors in the finishing process. Shading can vary widely within a dye lot (normally a 2000 yd run of fabric), and can vary within a roll within the dye lot. There are no absolutes in OD #7.

 

Cotton duck used for exterior canvas (Tops, Side Curtains, Tarps, etc.) is a different fabric and treatment than cotton duck used in seating products. Although both are treated,  as above, in OD #7, the final finishing, as well as shading, will make the colors present drastically differently. This is normal and is to be expected. Canvas colors are not intended to, nor supposed to match. Mil-spec canvas is not a fashion show or interior design item. It's purpose is utilitarian. Aesthetics are not involved. This is an industrial fabric. Mil-spec vehicular canvas items are designed to fulfill form, fit and function needs, as per the original drawings and specs.

 

If you are of the misguided belief that all of your canvas should match, we are probably not your choice for a canvas supplier. If you like the shade of canvas that you saw at a show (a day ago, a week ago, a month ago, a year ago, multiple years ago), or you like the shade of canvas that we provided to a friend (a day ago, a week ago, a month ago, a year ago, multiple years ago), and are basing your buying decision on the aesthetics of that color, we are probably not your choice for a canvas supplier (see shading above).

 

It's both disturbing and disheartening that I have to spell this out. I, and others, have noticed an emerging and dismaying trend over the last decade as to MV newbie restorer/owners incorrect, unrealistic and absurd notions as to the way surplus or mil-spec items "ought to be". If you hold or profess any of these unreasonable beliefs, we are probably not your choice for a canvas supplier.

M38/M38A1

M38/M38A1
Unit Description Color Price (per unit)
ea M38 Winter Top, OEM duplicate, Made to accept Side Curtains and Doors (not included in price) OD $515.00
ea M38A1 Winter Top, OEM duplicate, Made to accept Side Curtains and Doors (not included in price) OD $515.00
NA Drawing and Details of Top Bow Support and Side Curtain Rodwork NA NA
pair Side curtains, OEM duplicate OD $225.00
pair Striker plates, NOS T/O OD $20.00
pair Door covers, OEM duplicate OD $340.00
ea Zippered driver's door (Gate Pass/Hand Signal zipper. This is a short zipper in the lower part of the door.), add OD $40.00
set Seat cover set, 6 pc, Canvas OD $185.00
set Seat cover set, Front, 4 pc, Canvas OD $152.00
set Seat cover set, 6 pc, OD Leatherette OD $260.00
ea Any single cover, canvas OD $50.00
set Seat cushion/cover set, Canvas, 6 pc, Consists of 6 upholstered cushions with plywood bases in front bottom cushions, Ready to Install OD $400.00
set Seat cushion/cover set, OD Leatherette, 6 pc, Consists of 6 upholstered cushions with plywood bases in front bottom cushions, Ready to Install OD $475.00
set Front Seat cushion/cover set, Canvas, 4 pc for the front seats only, Consists of 4 upholstered cushions with plywood bases in front bottom cushions, Ready to Install OD $315.00
ea Single cushion/cover, front bottom, Canvas OD $110.00
ea Any other single cushion/cover, Canvas OD $75.00
ea Seat Back Pouch OD $58.00
pr Seat Back Pouch OD $110.00
set Seat installation Hardware Set OD $20.00
ea M38A1C windshield vinyl insert OD $40.00
set Top stowage strap OD $35.00
set Ax and shovel strap OD $19.50
NA Tool Strap Routing Diagram NA NA
set Top bow strap OD $19.50
set Jerry can strap, 2 pc OD $19.50
ea Jerry Can Strap, 1 Pc. Wrap-around, hinge or tongueless buckle OD $18.00
ea Windshield strap OD $9.50
set Complete strap set, less towbar strap: With 2 pc. Jerry can strap OD $105.00
set Complete strap set, less towbar strap: With 1 pc. Jerry can strap OD $100.00
set Hood welt kit (M38) N/A $15.00
set Hood welt kit (M38) N/A $15.00
set Hood welt kit (M38A1) N/A $14.00
set Body to frame welt kit N/A $21.00
set Body to fender welt kit (M38, M38A1) N/A $13.00
pair Windshield rest welt kit (M38A1) N/A $6.00
pair Oak hood blocks (M38) N/A $15.00
ea Windshield cover OD $165.00
gallon CANVAK Canvas Preservative (clear). Restores Mildew and Water Resistance, 100 Sq Ft coverage (spray or brush on) N/A $35.00

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