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Re: Best/cheapest place to get G10 grp boards?

Caleb,

Yup. Cuts partially through a panel on one side on an intersecting pattern at 90 degrees to each other. It allows it to flex and take a curve. I cut to fit. Butter the siped side with a paste of resin and a filler(cabosil or microbaloons or a mix) making sire the sipes get filled sipes down. Excess paste is forced out. Then press it onto the surface and cover it with more paste and the laminate. Bullet proof and rot proof and light. It cuts with a knife and small gaps can be filled with scraps and wedges you cut on the spot. If it is a close to flat surface you don't need it siped. It will soften with a heat gun and you can get some shape conformation (careful with heat). You can easily sipe it yourself if you have a table saw. Not cheap but value in workability and durability. I love the stuff. I have "scraps" in the shop I cut 20+ years ago and reach for them now to solve problems I am working on.

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