catamarans

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by knacks, Apr 10, 2010.

  1. knacks
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    knacks New Member

    can someone please tell me the pros and cons of fibre glass,foam sandwich and epoxy,epoxy resin over ply or direct me to a source i can read.
     
  2. terhohalme
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    terhohalme BEng Boat Technology

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  3. daiquiri
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    daiquiri Engineering and Design

    Excellent link, Terhohalme! Thanks.
     
  4. masalai
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    masalai masalai

    Hi knacks,
    Since you are in Aussy, these local sites may be helpful...
    http://boboramdesign.wordpress.com/39-c/ is my boat and build progress is partially on this forum and recent work http://boats-n-stuff.com.au/forum/index.php/topic,2.new.html#new will give you my view...
    Have a look at http://www.atlcomposites.com.au/atl_composites/dealers/australia as they have a lot of different builders and projects that they supply
    Also look here http://www.hostmybb.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=254&mforum=easy
     
  5. Fanie
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    Fanie Fanie

    Hi Terhohalme,

    Your link gave me some script cannot run error message ?
     
  6. Jeff
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    Jeff Moderator

    Is it simply the FP chapter menu? -- give it a try in a different browser. (it's loading fine here in firefox, chrome, safari, and IE...)
     
  7. knacks
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    knacks New Member

    thank you masalai
     

  8. masalai
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    masalai masalai

    Fanie works for me... SA Govt paid its telephone bills to access the international networks? - or, - are the carrier pigeons on a meal break?
     
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