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Old 02-28-2019, 01:46 PM
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Can anyone tell me the year that Formula changed from using wooden stringers to the fiberglass structural grid system? Or does it depend on the model?
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I think in 1997 the first year of the fastech
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Ah yes that makes sense. I was thinking that they went to the grid before the FasTech but I it makes sense that they happened at the same time.
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I’m almost positive it was 1998. Jeff Wurl
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Old 02-28-2019, 10:19 PM
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formula can have more issues on top of. Rotted transoms and or air voids in the transom. Fastechs I have seen this especially.

and the top cap to hull joint is one of the worst install / quality
for a large named boat companies. Water leaks

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2000 s year models I have fixed many of these
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top deck coming away - 300 hours -- water leakers and a 2007 year model in these pics. WOW little old me has fixed many as this is not a one off issue. COMMON issue

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