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Re: Full Keel

Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
The boats with pox are almost universally polyester resin. Vinylester was a response to pox which is pretty well understood to have been caused by resin reformulations after the oil embargoes (along with some questionable laminating practices)
Beware... the dreaded Polyestermite!!

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