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by Bingo
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Building, Timber and Joinery
Topic: ply wood from boatcraft or plywood + panal
Replies: 6
Views: 25309

Re: ply wood from boatcraft or plywood + panal

Just to clarify wot was said in an earlier post the bs 1088 is a British standard enforceable in the uk, (quality control). Most of the marine ply sold in Australia comes from Asian countries some carrying the 1088 logo which may not be suitable for boat building. Do your homework research thoroughl...
by Bingo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Building, Timber and Joinery
Topic: ply wood from boatcraft or plywood + panal
Replies: 6
Views: 25309

Re: ply wood from boatcraft or plywood + panal

U know wot the bs stands for in bs 1088, poor quality control, 2272 is the Aussie standard. Having said that I’m using the dragon brand made in Indonesia to do my extensions. It is lightweight and has the type a phenolic bond. Bunnings mob have been selling it here in Darwin for bout 12 months and i...
by Bingo
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: Piston Broke
Replies: 134
Views: 118626

Re: Piston Broke

Gday Mark Both boats Easy/Waller have primarily been designed to sail, most designers will give you either option when it comes to power, owner/ builders choice. Checkout bob oram designs, you won’t find a simpler, quicker, lighter more commonsense homebuild and he gives you either option Cheers Steve
by Bingo
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Painting, Fairing, Coving related
Topic: Roll and tip
Replies: 0
Views: 39055

Roll and tip

Has anyone rolled and tipped using poly u 400 and would like to share their experience. Cheers. Bingo
by Bingo
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: Easy Sarah Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 21078

Re: Easy Sarah Questions

Gday Mc. I think it’s pretty clear that you need to do a whole bunch more investigating. There’s a wealth of information on this and other forums you just have to figure out who offers up the best advice. The gougeon brothers book on boat building is an excellent reference. Cheers. Bingo
by Bingo
Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: Easy Sarah Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 21078

Re: Easy Sarah Questions

Gday Mc . Nothing will rot or delaminate if the job is done properly, I Have a better idea (opinion) It is very much a buyers market here in this country at the moment , there are currently 2 easys for sale here in Darwin and several others on the east coast. It is much easier and in the long run ch...
by Bingo
Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: Laminating hardtop
Replies: 2
Views: 6953

Re: Laminating hardtop

Whoops probably should have put that in the glassing, epoxy section
by Bingo
Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: Laminating hardtop
Replies: 2
Views: 6953

Laminating hardtop

Okay, got 6 sheets airex c70 foam 20 ml thick, each sheet is 2180 x 1020, am going to join them so hardtop will measure 4360 x 3060. Was going to lay builders plastic on front verandah and would like to butt join all sheets together, laminate and high build one side all in one go turn over next day ...
by Bingo
Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: So, i'm close to boat time. give me some advice.
Replies: 21
Views: 26519

Re: So, i'm close to boat time. give me some advice.

Have a boy look, approx $200,000 for painted shell and a simple yet comfortable fit out for the 39c. As bob says the 39c is only slightly smaller than the 44c