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Old 01-20-2019, 11:18 AM
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Iím considering a project boat. It will at least need new stringers and floor, possibly transom. Who has done this before and has some words of wisdom. What is a realistic cost and level of effort for a 23í boat? Iím thinking Coosa for the transom, posssivle floor, and seacast or Nida for stringers. Any other materials to look at? Thanks for your suggestions.
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Old 01-20-2019, 12:30 PM
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Lots of threads in the Fiberglass and Paint Section. That's a whole lotta work for a 23' boat.
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Unless I had a diamond in the rough priceless boat I'd find another project boat. Trust me....
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You do not want to do a coosa transom.
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You do not want to do a coosa transom.
What material would you recommend and why?
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Plywood.
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Find a 23' boat that doesn't need so much work. It will be cheaper than your project in the long run. I did my 28' hull for two reasons. It is a Cigarette Racing Team hull, and I am crazy!
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Originally Posted by phragle View Post
You do not want to do a coosa transom.
why? Seems thatís what most builders use now
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Originally Posted by LostinBoston View Post


What material would you recommend and why?
3 layers of 1/2" marine ply laminated together. Coosa is great stuff when used in conjunction with its properties. As a stringer or bulkhead its great (with the exception of the motor mount area on the stringers)

For a transom, it does not like compression and shear.
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wow,,,i did not do the glass work , but gutted my engine compartment of everything
u will have to reset your motor mounts
need alignment tool for that
lots of work...

i post a thread

38 scarab rebuild
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