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#11044587 - 08/15/15 10:42 PM Difference between Gel-Web and all composite construction?
collincountytx Online   content
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Looking at a boat manufacturer, when they describe the boat construction, what's the difference between Gel-Web and all composite construction? Looking at pics of the boats, they look similar. However, when looking at the "optional features", All composite is listed as the more expensive option.

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#11044707 - 08/16/15 12:56 AM Re: Difference between Gel-Web and all composite construction? [Re: collincountytx]
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I could be wrong but i thought the gel web was lighter and the composite stronger with more back bone make it more durable but again I could be wrong

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#11044769 - 08/16/15 05:46 AM Re: Difference between Gel-Web and all composite construction? [Re: collincountytx]
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sounds like a "fancy" way of sayin' gel-coat, plywood, chopper gun....jus ask "how much more for tha composite hull?".......


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#11044805 - 08/16/15 07:05 AM Re: Difference between Gel-Web and all composite construction? [Re: collincountytx]
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Thanks. Agree, I think it's a another way of saying one boat finishing option is gel coat on the gel-web and epoxy/linear urethane on the all composite.
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#11045169 - 08/16/15 10:36 AM Re: Difference between Gel-Web and all composite construction? [Re: collincountytx]
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gel-coat is tha "first thing" sprayed in tha mold no mater what material is gonna be used with most production boats.. some even go as far as callin' glass n plywood a "composite" which technically it would be!

Gel-Web sounds like chopper gun used next after tha gel coat is sprayed, but maybe not.. no one I know has ever heard of that term but they are all "hand laid" guys!
What ya say Rainygirl??


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#11045461 - 08/16/15 01:56 PM Re: Difference between Gel-Web and all composite construction? [Re: collincountytx]
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Ahhh, that makes sense. Thanks.
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