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57972RE: [bolger] Okume/meranti/fir

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  • David C.
    Jul 1, 2008
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      If you're planning on taking passengers for hire, I bet the Coast Guard may have something to say about what materials you can and cannot use.

      Things change when you go from personal use to commercial use.

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      ---- Sam Glasscock <glasscocklanding@...> wrote:
      > I am hoping to use her as an ecotour-type charter boat with a 9.9 four stroke, although with the mileage you are getting the bigger motor is tempting. I plan to do a half-cabin (compared with the plans) extending the cockpit up through where Bolger drew the head/galley area. I'll put a standing-hieght hardtop back to where Bolger drew the aft bulkhead of the cabin, and carry a canvas cover over a frame back to the after end of the cocckpit.
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      > --- On Tue, 7/1/08, Chester Young <chester@...> wrote:
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      > From: Chester Young <chester@...>
      > Subject: RE: [bolger] Okume/meranti/fir
      > To: bolger@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Tuesday, July 1, 2008, 12:37 PM
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      > Did Phil explain his aversion to MDO? The only thing on Esther Mae that is
      > MDO are the squat boards, while the worm borers have made their way into it
      > from the edges the flat surfaces are holding up surprisingly well, no
      > delaminating that I have noted.
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      > Sam: you have selected a truly great boat for protected waters. I am
      > getting better than 10mpg running a 25hp four stroke that gets up to 18 mph
      > depending on wind, current and waves. That is a lot run time per gallon and
      > with gas at $4.10 I find myself being the sole vessel on the river more
      > frequently than ever.
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      > What are your plans for the cabin, cockpit and deck layout?
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      > Caloosarat
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      > From: bolger@yahoogroups. com [mailto:bolger@yahoogroups. com] On Behalf Of
      > Bruce Hallman
      > Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:37 AM
      > To: bolger@yahoogroups. com
      > Subject: Re: [bolger] Okume/meranti/ fir
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      > > ... durability/rot resistance of these woods as opposed to fir?
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      > It varies by 10x or more depending on whether you can store the boat
      > under cover, and also depending on the climate.
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      > Have you considered MDO overlay plywood? That is what I would choose
      > to economize and omit fiberglass. But, when I asked Phil Bolger this
      > question for Topaz, he unequivocally advised against using MDO plywood
      > and wrote advised that I should use epoxy & fiberglass sheathing.
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