original construction materials

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lauraj
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original construction materials

Post by lauraj » Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:37 pm

I thought I saw a few years ago, but can't find it..I need to confirm that original build resin was polyester.(?) not vinyl-ester...yes?

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Re: original construction materials

Post by James Power » Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:37 pm

Hey Lauraj,

I asked Kieth Robinson who built damn near every PDQ hull and deck out there. His response, it changed thru the build history. Interior parts are general purpose polyester resin. Early boat hull and decks were isothalic polyester resin. This was changed to vinylester for the skin coat and isothalic for the laminate. Later boats were Vinlyester for skin as well as the structural laminate.

Hope this helps
James

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