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Old 11-07-2017, 10:32 PM   #1
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To which Coosa to choose...?

Lately I've seen several threads that mention the use of Coosa Board products for floor restorations. Originally I was planning to use a product by Nyloboard, now a defunct company so they are out. But then I read one of the aforementioned threads and realized that there was a new option to go with. All of this brings me to a few questions to those that have already used this for your subfloor.

1) Which type did you choose? I.e. Bluewater 26/20 or any of the Nautical lines.
2) Why did you choose that version?
3) Is 26 preferable over 20 because it is stiffer or does it not make too significant of a difference in rigidity while towing?

As far as the weight of it is concerned I know the 20 is lighter. Would this be a considerably issue based on the size of Ingoji? No not really. But financially... 20 is cheaper by the price of a full sheet of 26 for the amount I need to purchase.
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Old 11-08-2017, 07:07 AM   #2
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I don't think weight is a significant issue - for any given thickness, Coosa board is lighter than plywood. I think a call or email directed to the manufacturer will help you determine which products are suitable without overspending. Board that is 5/8" thick is a special order of 5 or more sheets, so it might be worthwhile to look up a local dealer or owners who might be willing to get together on a purchase.
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Old 09-19-2018, 02:26 AM   #3
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What about insulation in coosa. Would love to loose all the bulky rodent infested fiberglass insulation out of my 1966 safari renovation.
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Old 09-19-2018, 03:31 AM   #4
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Lots of good Coosa board info available, in many recent threads, via the new search function above in the blue box, which works great to search only this AF site:

https://www.google.com/search?q=Coos...=airforums.com
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Old 11-11-2018, 11:46 AM   #5
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You want to go with the Bluewater because its more structural. Bluewater uses both the stranded and the woven fiberglass. Nautical while is strong, I dont think its structural.

We have actually performed a side-by-side comparison to plywood on three categories-impact, rigidity, and water absorption. Ill have the video out in a couple weeks on youtube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgK...LhoDYqEunX6Uig
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