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new build laker 14

Post by cridgie down under » Tue Feb 17, 2009 9:11 pm

Hi Matt I am expecting my plans any day now , in the meantime could you please advise ply sheet size ,and thickness,as i wish to order this now to avoid waiting /delivery time delays.i will be ordering extra sheets as i think there could be a his and hers in the pipe line .
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Re: new build laker 14

Post by jem » Tue Feb 17, 2009 9:51 pm

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Re: new build laker 14

Post by hairymick » Wed Feb 18, 2009 6:52 am

G'day Cridge,

Mate, I would recommend 4mm. It is way easier to work with than the 3mm stuff for little extra weight.

If you can get it, specify Gaboon but it is getting really hard to come by at a reasonable price. Boatcraft Pacific on the Gold Coast have some nice looking Pacific Maple BS1088 at about 50 bucks a sheet but it is a little heavier than gaboon.

Australian Wood Panels in Brisbane also sell Malaysian Stuff they call Pacific Maple BS1088 but I haven't seen it. I got some sheets or real nice looking ply they call Luann in my last order. It is only marginally heavier than the Pac Maple from Boatcraft and less than half the price. I think my next order will be the Luann and I'll get twice as much :twisted:

Both mobs will ship to you. :D
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Re: new build laker 14

Post by cridgie down under » Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:43 pm

Thanks mick i appreciate your advice and i will certainly take into account this info.
regards
ray (cridgie)

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