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post #28 of Old 06-27-2012
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Re: Wood vs Fiberglass Maintenance cost/time

Originally Posted by Jgbrown View Post
what about cold molded? low maintenance, and its wood inside. View Boat Photos - -

Out of price range, but a good example. If I could afford it though... Pretty wood interior, lower maintenance hull.
Cold moulded is my personal favourite - best of glass and wood. It's not really a wood boat in the sense we are discussing here - it's properly termed a composite boat because the wood is merely the fiber - it's the combination of fiber and resin that makes the material.

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