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Old 01-30-2014, 04:28 PM   #16
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Starboard

I thought I posted this this morning. Am I spacy or banned?

Great post. I've been going to order some 6061-T6 AL to make a rack for my GS. I'm also considering a sandwich of fiberglass over 1/4" ply. After reading this post I immediately ordered a piece of black Starboard. I did a search for starboard plastic and found it at Boat Outfitters. It looks to be HDPE so I'll see how impact resistant it is.
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Old 01-30-2014, 07:08 PM   #17
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Seabord!!!...you bunch of landlubbers!!!

Same specs as commercial cutting boards:

"High density polyethylene sheet formulated to meet the specific requirements of marine and other outdoor environments. Stress relieved and UV stabilized specifically for harsh marine environments. Impervious to the salt and moisture on boats. Resists "softening". Resists scratching. Meets FDA requirements for use in applications where it may come in contact with food. Extruded and exhibits consistent color and dimensional characteristics. Great for ship and boat components exposed to outdoor environment, playground equipment, swimming pool equipment, food industry and food service equipment, park and recreational outdoor equipment....."
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Old 02-01-2014, 10:14 AM   #18
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McMaster distributes HDPE listed as Starboard.

"Also known as starboard, these sheets won't degrade when exposed to salt water, humidity, and UV light. They have a textured finish that won't show scuffs or scratches. Width and length tolerances are +1/16". These sheets are an excellent electrical insulator. They're also FDA compliant and meet UL 94HB for flame retardance and ASTM D4976."

Going to yank the engine out of my frame to hang upside down and glue some structural tabs on and make one plate & a template to use with a router for replacement for the mighty CRF before it thaws. I'll probably hole saw at least a drain and leave the back able to shed mud and muck out from being held in. I know I'm not going to see any real rock gardens here in my area to speak of, but sliding over logs and such is very common and my main goal. $100 for an aluminum one seems foolish and I'm far from a fan of how they mount.
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Old 02-02-2014, 07:22 PM   #19
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24x24" sheet of 1/4" startboard on the way. Plan is to use 8mm stainless buttonhead Allen screws to secure.
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Old 02-03-2014, 08:09 PM   #20
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Price Seaboard from Boedecker Plastics before you pay twice as much for the name Starboard at a boat place.
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Old 02-04-2014, 06:48 PM   #21
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Price Seaboard from Boedecker Plastics before you pay twice as much for the name Starboard at a boat place.
It was $32 and one day shipping from mcmaster and I needed a pile of other nonsense from them as it was. I should have some time to play this weekend.
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Old 02-06-2014, 07:41 PM   #22
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[img]https://picasaweb.google.com/1093870...80838590281346[/img]

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edit.... Fone fail... Fml, click that stupid link, sry kids.
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Old 02-07-2014, 07:36 PM   #23
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Old 02-08-2014, 05:10 PM   #24
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Old 02-09-2014, 03:57 PM   #25
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How'd you bend it? Could I do it with a heat gun?


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Old 02-09-2014, 04:46 PM   #26
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How'd you bend it? Could I do it with a heat gun?


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That or an oven. I've used both - heat gun is for more localized bends but for that skidplate i'd probably use an oven.
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Old 02-09-2014, 06:52 PM   #27
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laid it on top of my pellet stove in the garage... Problem solved. Didn't take much.
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Old 02-10-2014, 08:43 AM   #28
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The stuff bends at around 240 DF.
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Old 02-10-2014, 09:31 AM   #30
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does HDPE/Seaboard/Starboard relax enough when heated in an oven to form compound curves if a mold is used? if used as a skidplate, what is the recommended minimum separation distance to the exhaust?
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