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post #10 of Old 10-27-2008
Mud Hen #69, Mad Hatter
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Is that a good thing? Isn't the intention of long fibers in the matrix to spread the stress/strain and prevent a hull failure?

I'd rather smack a submerged piling and limp back with $2,000 in future glass work waiting at the yard than be submerged beside the piling with $200 in glass work and $12,000 in ruined equipment and gear.

Charlie P. Mud Hen 17 #69 Mad Hatter

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