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Old 02-12-2016, 04:30 PM   #1
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Anyone ever use polythylene for flooring?

I have a friend who used this to replace the floorboards in his boat, I'm wondering if anyone has used something similar to replace the plywood flooring. Seems like a logical solution to avoid rot, especially for those of us who dont have sheetmetal under the plywood of our floors.

http://www.tapplastics.com/product/p..._starboard/526
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Old 02-12-2016, 06:07 PM   #2
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I was looking to do this in JUST the front of my bus and a sheet of King Starboard (from a local supplier) costs $330 a 4x8 sheet. I quickly changed my mind and made other plans, haha.
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Old 02-12-2016, 06:41 PM   #3
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I wanted to do this for interior headliner, in .125" material. When the best price I could get was about $100/sheet, when purchasing in bulk, direct from a manufacturer, I decided to go different route.

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I have a friend who used this to replace the floorboards in his boat, I'm wondering if anyone has used something similar to replace the plywood flooring. Seems like a logical solution to avoid rot, especially for those of us who dont have sheetmetal under the plywood of our floors.

http://www.tapplastics.com/product/p..._starboard/526
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Old 02-12-2016, 06:56 PM   #4
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Well damn, I thought I'd found a viable solution to this dilemma. I may still do it, just seems like a much better option than plywood.
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Old 02-12-2016, 09:39 PM   #5
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http://www.boulterplywood.com/MarinePlywood_4.htm

This is the stuff to use. GOOD plywood is fine. The cheapo stuff at Lowes, not so much.
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And there is always marine plywood. I'll be using 1/2" marine all around my shorty.
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