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post #17 of Old 04-24-2011
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I'd be hesitant to purchase a vintage boat with a cored hull. Simply too many unknowns and too many risks.


I'd also agree with the post about chainplates and expand the comment into all deck hardware.


A sold FRP hull with a dry balsa deck will last eternity with minimum attention.


A wet cored FRP hull with a soggy balsa deck will be a eternal nightmare.
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