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by Vulkyn
Sat Mar 26, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Different Brands of Epoxy
Replies: 2
Views: 510

Re: Different Brands of Epoxy

Nice summary jacquesmm .... Do you have experience with west system ? and how does it fit in your analysis ?

Cheers ...
by Vulkyn
Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Local Epoxy brand advice ...
Replies: 1
Views: 319

Local Epoxy brand advice ...

Well due to the current situation in Egypt and my current financial difficulties, i was looking around for cheaper alternatives to known expensive brands. (west system costs around 5800 L.E 30 litters (around 1000 $) local brand costs 1450 L.E (around 254 $). Although its a double edged sword the no...
by Vulkyn
Sun Oct 24, 2010 3:07 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: How would i choose the right boat for me?
Replies: 38
Views: 2609

Re: How would i choose the right boat for me?

Yah its pretty tough, almost all builders i have met use it and highly recommend it as an alternative to marine plywood. I pushed on the 6 mm with my legs while and found it pretty rigid and sort of flexes in a controlled fashion. The strength depends on thickness i guess which mm thickness do u sug...
by Vulkyn
Sun Oct 24, 2010 1:44 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: How would i choose the right boat for me?
Replies: 38
Views: 2609

Re: How would i choose the right boat for me?

wow thats some tough test .... marine plywood would survive 72 hrs of boiling water?? no wounder its expensive ...
by Vulkyn
Sun Oct 24, 2010 12:50 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: How would i choose the right boat for me?
Replies: 38
Views: 2609

Re: How would i choose the right boat for me?

Great advice tomw thx !!! i will do just that and hope it holds ! its my last hope ! So i get a pot with water and let it boil for 72 hrs? or boil the water then put the strip in for 72 hrs ? I will get a peace of normal Malaysian plywood and do the test on it as well for comparsion ! And yah i was ...
by Vulkyn
Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:41 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: How would i choose the right boat for me?
Replies: 38
Views: 2609

Re: How would i choose the right boat for me?

Howdy, i was unable to find any quality marine plwood in Egypt the best i found was DD/DD. However, finish Counter wood is readily available with the same thickness i am looking for. Is it possible to use that would instead of marine plywood? (its used extensively by boat builders in Egypt as a subs...
by Vulkyn
Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:42 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: How would i choose the right boat for me?
Replies: 38
Views: 2609

Re: How would i choose the right boat for me?

:) think im just intimidated by the scope of the operation !! yah was trying to put my mind at ease ... So now the location of build (my father refused to lend me a small place to work in for political reasons, i quit working with him lol) and the tools .... Marine plywood, fiber and epoxy is still ...
by Vulkyn
Thu Sep 30, 2010 9:00 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: How would i choose the right boat for me?
Replies: 38
Views: 2609

Re: How would i choose the right boat for me?

Plans and books received ... i have to admit im scared ... lol ... this is quite a task ! I have virtually no experience in wood, epoxy, tool working .... so yah im crazy but meh ... ill take things slow !! Is it possible to use a CNC router cutter to cut the marine plywood ?? Thx ! i will create a ...
by Vulkyn
Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:09 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: How would i choose the right boat for me?
Replies: 38
Views: 2609

Re: How would i choose the right boat for me?

ok this is a bit overwhelming but i might be able to get what i need from system 3 and ship to Egypt. however i just want to double check as i am bound by a container coming so i need to make sure i have everything i need else im .... in trouble! I will put ALL i will need and if i missed anything P...