Plywood for an FS12 build

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Plywood for an FS12 build

Post by ctbeutel » Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:18 am

I am getting ready to order my plywood for my FS12 build and had a few questions. I tried calling this morning but the number does not connect.

1. Can I use the BS6566 Meranti or do I need to use the Meranti BS1088.

2. If I am going to add a sole to the boat should I use 6mm or 9mm?

Thanks.


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Re: Plywood for an FS12 build

Post by Capt UB » Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:45 pm

ctbeutel wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:18 am
I am getting ready to order my plywood for my FS12 build and had a few questions. I tried calling this morning but the number does not connect.

1. Can I use the BS6566 Meranti or do I need to use the Meranti BS1088.

2. If I am going to add a sole to the boat should I use 6mm or 9mm?

Thanks.
They (I think are moving to a new place), but try again.

You will be bending the ply, so BS1088 Okoume is the best.

The floor/sole, are you going to foam under it? If yes you could use 6mm. You are adding weight...

Have you looked into the CnC kit? worth it in time and money.

Also, look at this, little bit more money.... but bigger.

https://bateau.com/studyplans/FS14_study.php?prod=FS14

This is the one I'm finishing now.
FS14 (SandPiper) launched 10/20/2018

LM18 Starting build in November 2018

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Re: Plywood for an FS12 build

Post by jacquesmm » Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:54 pm

The office is open, try again please:
772-770-1225

The move is delayed because of a building permit but it will happen in the coming months.
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Re: Plywood for an FS12 build

Post by Jeff » Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:16 pm

All, very sorry for the delay!!! I very much apologize but our business telephone system is down and we are waiting for COMCAST to arrive and fix it.
Please call Reid or I at 772.631.4665 and we will assist you!! Again, I apologize for the delay, Jeff

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Re: Plywood for an FS12 build

Post by ctbeutel » Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:07 pm

Thanks for reaching out. I spoke to Reid this afternoon and figured out what plywood I should use. Now I just need to double check my quantities and I'll get my order placed Monday.
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Re: Plywood for an FS12 build

Post by ctbeutel » Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:12 pm

Capt UB wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:45 pm
ctbeutel wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:18 am
I am getting ready to order my plywood for my FS12 build and had a few questions. I tried calling this morning but the number does not connect.

1. Can I use the BS6566 Meranti or do I need to use the Meranti BS1088.

2. If I am going to add a sole to the boat should I use 6mm or 9mm?

Thanks.
They (I think are moving to a new place), but try again.

You will be bending the ply, so BS1088 Okoume is the best.

The floor/sole, are you going to foam under it? If yes you could use 6mm. You are adding weight...

Have you looked into the CnC kit? worth it in time and money.

Also, look at this, little bit more money.... but bigger.

https://bateau.com/studyplans/FS14_study.php?prod=FS14

This is the one I'm finishing now.
Thanks Capt UB for the feedback. I actually bought a FS18 from one of the members a few months ago and we have loved fishing in it. I want to build something smaller that will work with a 5hp Mercury I still have and that my son can put into the creek without a trailer. So I arrived at the FS12. It's my first build so being a manageable size is good too.

Once the project starts I will build a thread. I have really enjoyed reading through the forum.
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Re: Plywood for an FS12 build

Post by jacquesmm » Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:45 pm

I am the designer and I own a FS12. It's a great little boat and moves nicely with a 2.5 HP Suzuki. It would plane with a 5 HP.
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Re: Plywood for an FS12 build

Post by Capt UB » Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:44 am

Can't wait to see his (your Son) face on launch day! Good luck and mostly...... Have a great time building and making memories. Post photos....
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Re: Plywood for an FS12 build

Post by Jeff » Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:15 am

ctbeutel, again I apologize for the phone issue on Friday. Comcast could not even tell us what happened or why!! Glad you spoke to Reid!! Just let us know if we can assist you in any manner!! Jeff

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