Originally Posted by WDSchock
Great photos and description !
On the Harbor line, we use G10 backing at all deck fittings. The balsa core is far away from any openings. G10 is a epoxy laminate that is pricey but worth it.
That is the proper way to build a boat and makes the seal of the fittings a tad less important.. G-10 is excellent stuff and GPO-3 is a close second.
Do you have a less expensive source for G-10 I need to buy some large quantities? Feel free to PM it to me..