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post #21 of Old 07-22-2012
GaryHLucas
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Re: Balsa cored hulls

I think one of the main reasons for not coring a hull below the waterline is that a cored hull has far less puncture resistance than a solid glass hull. With all the junk floating out there from Fukashima a little extra puncture resistance might be nice now!

Gary H. Lucas
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