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what are my options for wood replacement on the floor of my pontoon? I have heard of people using other types of wood besides marine grade plywood, like treated wood,or indoor outdoor plywood. Some people recomend painting the wood before istallation, and some people recomend coating them with fiberglass. Does any one have any experience with any of these types of wood flooring replacement? If so any tips or tricks to make the end result turn out better? any info wood be greatly appreciated?
There are many options out there most are costly the best way to protect your floor is to put a skin on the bottom of your boat this entails about 100 rivets a dril and some sheet aluminum.
I found a site with many links to other pontoon boat forums and much info
It is probably linked at the optional link below
You can use any good grade of exterior plywood of abt 3/4 inch thickness. No matter what kind of wood you use you need to do some heavyduty sealing, especially the edges and bottom. where water goes so goes warping and rot. marine varnish is a great idea. It paints on and works as well as fiberglass. Permanence is what you are after here. cut corners and you will be redoing the floor in less than 5 yrs. do it right and it might cost more initially. but it will last for 10 to 20 yrs use galvanized screws and bolts also.
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