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58791Re: PT decking?

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  • Jon & Wanda(Tink)
    Sep 30, 2008
      No problems at all with SYP here in the NW we use CVG Douglas Fir.
      Sorry couldn't help it.

      Jon

      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "oarmandt" <oarman89@...> wrote:
      >
      > Forget the PT, worry about the SYP. Somewhere PCB recommends against
      > using SYP, I am guessing for glued construction. My Birdwatcher has
      > SYP external chines. One has warped and pulled away from the side
      > panel. It was not too hard to fix, just fill the gap with more epoxy.
      > But then, a month or two later, the adjacent section of chine pulls
      > away from the side.
      >
      > Maybe if you are careful to use only quarter sawn stock, it will
      > behave better during wet/dry cycles.
      >
      > Has anyone else had problems with non-PT SYP?
      >
      > Doug
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