Re: Where's the beef?
- Thanks for the link kayaker37..........I suppose that for those who
have read through the article,plywood and epoxy ain't lookin' so bad
I've gone ahead and printed a few copies of it to bring down to the
club this weekend.I figure I just have to leave it hanging around the
bar for the weekend and who knows.......might"scare" up some offers on
my Micro before too long.:-)......
--- In bolger@y..., kayaker37@h... wrote:
> I have a deposit on an Edey and Duff Dovekie, so I decided to do
> research on how to tell quality fiberglass work. I came across a
> with an article called "Are They Fiberglass Boats Anymore?" by David
> Pascoe , Marine Surveyor.
> In the article, he talks of looking over a large field of badly
> damaged boats caught in relatively minor storms. Most of the damage
> was done by very poor workmanship, and he was able to rib the sides
> off some of the boats with only his fingertips. He mentions that
> todays "advanced composite boats" contain little fiberglass, and
> of filler. Anyway, I don't know if this exactly fits the forum or
> not, but if your interested check out the article at
> I have crossposted this to a couple of sites, because I felt it is a
> very good article.
- Here is a link to the master artile list. He has two articles on Hull
Design Defects which also talk about plywood and fiberglass design
defects. I just glanced them over, but he seems to point out the need
for appropriate sized fillets at bulkhead intersections, and other
goodies. Plenty of good reading ahead.
--- In bolger@y..., ellengaest@b... wrote:
> Thanks for the link kayaker37..........I suppose that for those who
> have read through the article,plywood and epoxy ain't lookin' so