i have an aurora boat and need to replace the floors. they are getting wet soaked and warping, they also seem a little heavy. i'm not really sure what is in there. i pulled up the boards and was expecting plywood, but it almost looks like mdf. i really doubt that is what it is but does anyone have any idea what it could be or what would be the best material to replace the floors with? the
to repair plywood boats is, fortunately, fairly easy. plywood boatbuilding, both with and without epoxy has been a popular method for boat building for quite a few years and it has produced many sturdy and beautiful boats. unfortunately, as with any method, there comes a time when repairs are
plywood for boat flooring??? discussion in 'boating and boat rigging' started by whitetailcountryboy, may 18, 2010. may 18, 2010 1 . i'm in the process of replacing the floor in my boat. i bought marine grade and west system epoxy to coat it in. i liked the marine grade 1/2inch because of the 'no' void's and the 5 ply's, but after i cut it
a common source of problems on open runabouts and pontoon boats is the cockpit floor or deck. this part of the boat is usually just a layer of plywood screwed down to the top of stringers and frames. many have a layer of carpet or vinyl flooring material glued onto the plywood.
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i.e. if you choose not to fiberglass both sides of the floor, even though your original plywood was, perhaps you need to add additional braces of a stiffener to your span width . i bought a small sheet, 1' thick of the coosa board for my aluminum boat transom repair. it is light and very solid.
marine plywood and our pontoon boat re-deck re-carpet kits come with everything you need to replace your boat decking and boat carpet.
peeled off all the old carpeting on my boat, and realized most of the wood in the back half of my boat is pretty rotted. my question is, is there a specific type of wood that i am supposed to use to make the floor of the boat. it looks like it was really thick plywood, but that wouldnt seem right
cheap fix for a rotten boat floor part 1 of 2 installing new plywood just the plywood floor was rotten in 1 spot and soft in 1 other spot so i elected the quick fix method which will still
depending on where you go, marine-grade plywood will likely be about twice as expensive, and at places like seven trust, seven trusts and menards, it must be special ordered. there are several options for attaching the plywood floor to your frame, but probably the most secure is to use aluminum or stainless steel bolts with round heads.
how to replace a floor in a boat measure the new pieces of plywood, using old flooring pieces as templates if possible. soak the measured pieces in epoxy to seal water out. when the epoxy has dried, screw the new flooring pieces in place. be sure to note the location of screw holes and mark them on the flooring pieces prior to
hello i just installed new floors in my boat and used 3/4 marine plywood. the cost between marine plywood and a good quality non marine plywood is not much. i did a lot of research before i started and found that epoxy resin is worth the high cost, i used west system products.
replacing the plywood floor on my boat. discussion in 'materials' started by baranx4, may 13, 2006. joined: dec 2005 posts: 7 putting down a new deck every couple of years does not seem like a reasonable repair to me. a work boat that sees lots of wear and abuse, may require this type of treatment, but a pleasure boat should not have to.
plywood can be part of a wall, floor, ceiling, roof or even a boat. it can become scratched, cut, gouged, dented, blistered, separated or rotted. if damage to the plywood is not so extensive that it requires complete replacement, the damaged areas can be repaired.