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Replacing my boats wood transom with honeycomb aluminum panel

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Syaminab

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I plan to substitute my wood transom with honeycomb aluminum panel, anyone knows if it is commercially available in america? I ve only seen it in europes aerospace industry. I know honylite makes it in India. Any US source would be verymuch appreciated.
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cdhknives

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If it is a fiberglass boat, you might also consider the honeycomb panels of fiberglass. That is a very popular repair in my area to replace rotted marine plywood.
 

The Liberal Arts Garage

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Used to do marine work-don't mix wood and metal, especially aluminum, unless you have a really important reason , and are willing to get into a lot of fiddle. BLJHB
 

The Liberal Arts Garage

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The aluminum will corrode and so will the wood attached to it. This may not matter in short-lived racing boats,etc., but for general use , you must bed it Fibreglas and epoxy. Will work just fine as part ofFibreglas boat. BLJHB
 
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