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Old 01 August 2016, 23:22   #1
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7m hull composition

I know there has been some discussion about how the various 7m hulls are built, foam or balsa core. Well, my hull, the old Rib-P appears to be solid fiberglass. 5/8" of solid glass. I cut a hole for a new transducer.

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Old 02 August 2016, 05:35   #2
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My H640 hull is the same. Hull solid glass and the deck is cored.
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Willard console composition.
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Yep, my deck, console, and transom are made from at least two different foams. That foam and then a much more dense foam in the transom.
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Ya, I wonder what the blue layer is?
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Probably a bonding putty or adhesive to hold the foam core in place during the manufacturing process.
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bonding layer

The blue is a bonding agent that hold it all together and fills all the voids, its usually put on with a trawl, them put under presure as the resin is infused into the hull/cap.
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