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by TW28 hull in steel?
Sat Oct 02, 2021 6:11 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: TW28 build in steel?
Replies: 11
Views: 3892

Re: TW28 build in steel?

Dusan here is a weight calculator for 6061 aluminum which is what you should you should use in salt water or 5052. I have it set for 1/16 and I checked 1/8 and it is double the weight. The 1/16 is about equal a 4'x8'x1/4" Meranti plywood sheet. https://www.theworldmaterial.com/aluminum-weight-...
by TW28 hull in steel?
Fri Oct 01, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: TW28 build in steel?
Replies: 11
Views: 3892

Re: TW28 build in steel?

I just purchased the plans and wish to build hull only in steel. So instead 1/2" plywood would be (say) 1/8" steel plate. Yes, hull weight will increase but if foam sandwich is used for superstructure, total weight would increase by (approx.) 20% ? (or something like that). Any thoughts? ...
by TW28 hull in steel?
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: TW28 build in steel?
Replies: 11
Views: 3892

Re: TW28 build in steel?

I just purchased the plans and wish to build hull only in steel. So instead 1/2" plywood would be (say) 1/8" steel plate. Yes, hull weight will increase but if foam sandwich is used for superstructure, total weight would increase by (approx.) 20% ? (or something like that). Any thoughts? ...
by TW28 hull in steel?
Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: TW28 build in steel?
Replies: 11
Views: 3892

Re: TW28 build in steel?

I just purchased the plans and wish to build hull only in steel. So instead 1/2" plywood would be (say) 1/8" steel plate. Yes, hull weight will increase but if foam sandwich is used for superstructure, total weight would increase by (approx.) 20% ? (or something like that). Also, there are...