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Re: planning to buy: steel hull / wooden deck

Originally Posted by Classic30 View Post
Brent, sure, steel-on-steel is better structurally but for various reasons it isn't always what people need or want. Timber deck planks should be at least as thick as they are wide and sealed at the edges, not underneath. Here's a picture for you:

Wrong again: It's called "Jeffery's No.2 Deck Glue". Amazing stuff.
No doubt. Marine ply that has been glassed doesn't move. Teak that has cured well prior to installation doesn't move either. Butyl works great as does good old fashioned tar. More horsecrap psuedoknowledge by Mr Swain as usual...

Brent old Son, please trying to impress folks with your knowledge or lack thereof. Better to keep your mouth shut and be thought of as a moron than to open it and confirm it....
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