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Need materials list sugestions for a Pahi 63 build
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We are planning the construction of a Pahi 63 starting this year. We have run the numbers and are satisfied with the prospect. The first input I would like is plywood type. I am considering Meranti…Continue

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P.L.Brantley replied to P.L.Brantley's discussion Need materials list sugestions for a Pahi 63 build
"Thank you very much for your input. Since posting this discussion, we have moved our thinking to resin infusion with foam coring.There seems to be too many materials quality issues that have to be dealt with foreign manufacturers in using plywood. I…"
Mar 14
Ian R replied to P.L.Brantley's discussion Need materials list sugestions for a Pahi 63 build
"Meranti and keruing are horrible stuff to use as timber, less so as ply I suppose. I shouldn't think that the sources of this ply are sustainably grown, but then it's hard to find any that is. Both timbers like giving you long splinters in…"
Mar 2
Sundancer replied to P.L.Brantley's discussion Need materials list sugestions for a Pahi 63 build
"can you add me as a friend or provide an email "
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"Hi, Im interested in your build, accept my friend request or an email perhaps"
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Need materials list sugestions for a Pahi 63 build

We are planning the construction of a Pahi 63 starting this year. We have run the numbers and are satisfied with the prospect. The first input I would like is plywood type. I am considering Meranti Hydrotek  for the hulls and other areas of the build that require better rot resistance and strength. Moving to Okoume and Douglas fir for areas that will allow for there strengths and lightness. Any thoughts and experiences? We also was considering Port Orford Cedar for our lumber. Any thoughts and/…See More
Jan 26

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At 11:37am on January 30, 2020, Sundancer said…

Hi, Im interested in your build, accept my friend request or an email perhaps

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