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Old 04-24-2022, 06:52 AM
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what is better full capping or not
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Huh?
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Originally Posted by DrFeelgood
Huh?
Iwant to know the advantages of a full capping hull
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well, it's at least twice as good as a half-capping hull...
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Are you talking about capping the hull/deck joint and eliminating the rub rail?

If so, it’s purely cosmetic. Looks cool but a nuisance if you ever tie up alongside other boats, jetties etc. you’d go crazy setting fenders everywhere.

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As rak rua said, it looks cool, but with no rubrail a pain around docks. But if it's a cat I would do half cap. That's just the front and the back of the boat. It looks clean, but you still have a rubrail on either side
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Originally Posted by Gary C
As rak rua said, it looks cool, but with no rubrail a pain around docks. But if it's a cat I would do half cap. That's just the front and the back of the boat. It looks clean, but you still have a rubrail on either side
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Half cap is more user friendly, still looks cool. I like the stainless rub rail for eliminators
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Whether you have a rub rail or a full cap; most boaters are going to put their fenders out either way.

Most docks on the lakes are lower than the majority of the rub rail anyways so I never understand when people say itís more or less of a hassle because either way, more times than not youíre still going to put your fenders out.

Is a full cap stronger than traditional style with a rub rail? Technically yes it is stronger to have a full cap because not only is the deck/hull bonded together on the inside but itís also bonded on the outside when they add fiberglass to do the full cap.
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