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Re: Black or off coloured Yachts? Opinions......,

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Originally Posted by JonEisberg View Post
Yeah, it's a tough call as to which is more pretentious...

A 'Faux-Bois' finish on carbon fiber, or a carbon fiber tape applied over ordinary wood or aluminum...

Oh, well - at least they resisted the temptation to go with 'Island Packet Beige'... (grin)

Finishes | GMT Composites

I thought it was just a paint colour that resembled varnished spruce - the fake wood grain (faux bois indeed!) reminds me of a 60's Country Squire wagon with the Mac Tac woodie look.

Tacky.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
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