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Is there a starboard type material that looks like teak. i want to make new hatch boards and a few other things that i don't want to have to mess with later.
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You might be looking for something like "PlasTeak." Check them out at PlasTEAK 100% Recycled Plastic Lumber Products 1-800-320-1841 Guaranteed

NOTE: I've never used, or even touched for that matter, their products. I remember it being highlighted in on a boating show, but that was for their synthetic teak decking. They do seem to have plastic "lumber" as well.
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You might be looking for something like "PlasTeak." Check them out at PlasTEAK 100% Recycled Plastic Lumber Products 1-800-320-1841 Guaranteed
Thanks, I was about to start looking where to find this stuff. I need to brighten up the cabin a bit and this might just be what the Doctor ordered.
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Cool. Anybody use the Plas Teak before.
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I'm on the same mission. PlasTeak will send you samples. Their decking product is hard to tell from the real thing. In some respects, I think it's better than the real thing. It is not the thing for hatch boards though. They make a lumber-like product as well, but it doesn't look good to me.
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