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deep v fiberglass hull: replace plywood floor with aluminum

deep v fiberglass hull: replace plywood floor with aluminum. the building techniques and materials available when your boat was originally built are vastly inferior to the products/techniques available today. do your homework and don't be afraid of wood. based on other threads i have read on the subject of floor replacement the most【Get Price】

deck on an old aluminum boat what to use? plywood epoxy

aluminum is another not so cheap but practical option. maybe some diamond plate with a few well selected bends so it's stiff and fits well. you don't have to paint it it's not going to react with the boat like other materials it's waterproof and light weight.【Get Price】

4 mistakes to avoid when repairing a rotting boat floor

if you cannot get under the floor to patch it then after you clean the site cover it with a material that is relatively thin. 3. nailing the boat floor. this is a mistake that many people make without even realizing they are doing it. a boat floor is not meant to have nails in it and doing so weakens the structure.【Get Price】

cheap fix for a rotten boat floor part 1 of 2

cheap fix for a rotten boat floor part 1 of 2 installing new plywood i wondered about the extra weight of 2 layers of plywood impacting fuel economy or boat performance. fiberglass boat【Get Price】

lightweight alternative to plywood decking

fishing rhino 2107. they may hold your weight just fine. but if you have pedestal seats the deck needs to be strong enough to withstand the considerable forces these seats will exert. the taller the pedestal the more leverage your weight will exert. honeycomb is available so is a foam core with fiberglass sides.【Get Price】

marine epoxy and fiberglass cloth for boatbuilding and boat

marine epoxy and fiberglass cloth for boatbuilding and boat repair -- mas system three and west system epoxies step-by-step instructions show you how to use the material in this kit to repair the most common problem with aluminum boats and canoes--leaking seams and rivets.【Get Price】

alternatives to marine plywood for boat deck? michigan

and if we ever get rid of the boat it's nice to be sure that you are passing on a problem to someone else. i"ve heard the seven trust expands. i'm talking about a roughly 4x8 sheet. i don't recall the weight of the seven trust. the coosa is lighter than plywood. what thickness does anyone suspect that our floor is? it's a '94 starcraft pikemaster 16'.【Get Price】

stringer repairs in fiberglass boats

you cannot repair this unidirectional material with plywood. plywood has half the grain running at right angles to the face veneer. it does not have the same strength as unidirectional material. a common example of unidirectional plywood material is called laminated veneer lumber lvl . low-density core material is nonstructural or inactive.【Get Price】

boat floor replacement? yahoo answers

the boat is a 14 foot tri-haul fiberglass boat so the stringers are pretty shallow. how much foam do you think i'll have to order? 2. i'm going to sand down the foam and nail plywood over that. i'm thinking 1/4 inch to keep weight down. i've read that it makes a difference weather or not you use marine quality plywood.【Get Price】