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Engine beds

Postby helenrose » Mon December 14th, 2009, 5:25 pm

Hi what would be the best wood to use for engine beds in a plastic boat?

the engine is a Sabb 10hp with solid mounts,

i have been offered some oak but i am not sure of its suitability.


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Re: Engine beds

Postby Eventide Owners Group » Thu February 18th, 2010, 7:19 pm

hi Chris, Pitch pine was supposed to be the best material, but you try and get hold of some!

I used Iroko for the bearers in my Eventide, but they were bolted to existing Oak ones for the former engine, so Oak would work just the same!

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