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Re: Re: replacing the companionway drop boards




If I were going to use plastic, I would use acrylic because it is harder
than Lexan and does not scratch as easily. I  would use half inch and rabbit
them the same as plywood boards. Be sure and ease the edges so they don't
cut your hands.
Gene Adams
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Bensyl" <rbensyl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <sanjuan23@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2006 5:51 AM
Subject: Re: Re: replacing the companionway drop boards


> Thanks Gene- Looks like I'll probably stick with newer wood , or Lexan.
Dou you think I could have the Lexan cut into two drop boards, where there
is an angled joint to prevent rain from getting inside?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Rick Bensyl
> >
> > From: "geneandlizadams" <geneandlizadams@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Date: 2006/06/07 Wed AM 12:42:20 EDT
> > To: <sanjuan23@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: Re: Re: replacing the companionway drop boards
> >
> > White starboard yellows in the sun. Black will hold up better, but is
not as
> > decorative.
> > Gene Adams
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Rick Bensyl" <rbensyl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <sanjuan23@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>;
> > <sanjuan23@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 06, 2006 6:04 AM
> > Subject: Re: Re: replacing the companionway drop boards
> >
> >
> > > Has anyone thought about using "Starboard" material for the doors? It
is
> > not transparent, but about half the cost of Lexan. I don't want people
to
> > see into my boat when its at the marina (for theft prevention).
> > >
> > > The starboard can be easily cut with wood tools/saws. The only thing I
am
> > not sure about is that it is slightly more flexible than Lexan.
> > >
> > > I can buy a piece of it big enough to do the job for around $70. The
> > coated Lexan MR10 would be about $140-150.
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > > Rick Bensyl
> > > >
> > > > From: D & B Schultz <dbschultz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > Date: 2006/06/06 Tue AM 12:52:58 EDT
> > > > To: sanjuan23@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > Subject: Re: replacing the companionway drop boards
> > > >
> > > > That is a good firm. They were able to weld some heavy plastic on
the
> > > > bottom of our cheap little dinghy which had worn through and leaked.
> > > >
> > > > Betsy Schultz
> > > >
> > > > jrnthomas@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > > > > I had one made in Tacoma, WA last year Kel-tech $285. I took the
old
> > one
> > > > > in and they used it as a pattern.
> > > > > Joe Thomas
> > > > > jrnthomas@xxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:jrnthomas@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >     -------------- Original message --------------
> > > > >     From: "Travis Burrell" <travis.burrell@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > > >
> > > > >     I?d thought I?d seen a tech tip about this, but haven?t been
able
> > to
> > > > >     find it again on the site.  Looking to do something with
smoked
> > > > >     lexan.  Any pointers?
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
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