boatbuilding costs

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by signum, Sep 9, 2005.

  1. signum
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    signum engineer

    I have a few questions for the ones that will have the kindness to answer me :

    Between plywood core - epoxy fiberglass building method and PVC core foam - polyester fiberglass building which one is cheaper ?
    I refer just on the costs not on the advantages of each method in part.
    But the the PVC core foam - epoxy fiberglass method ?
    I know the epoxy resin is more expensive than polyester resin and the plywood is cheaper than PVC core foam at least in Europe.
    Any opinion will be welcome to me.
    Thank you all.
  2. jimslade
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    jimslade Senior Member

    plywood is cheaper. done the math many times myself
    plywood $1.00 fiberglass $1.50 core $2.00
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