Polecat

PVC and Balsa

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Polecat    0

I thought I had read about using PVC as opposed to Balsa. Can't find that thread. I have seen "Vinyl" molding by Royal in Home Depot. This looks like some form of PVC. It appears to be very light and workable (sandable, drillable and easy to paint). Is this material as buoyant as Balsa? More or Less? Wondering if it would work the same...

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Husky    13
I thought I had read about using PVC as opposed to Balsa. Can't find that thread. I have seen "Vinyl" molding by Royal in Home Depot. This looks like some form of PVC. It appears to be very light and workable (sandable, drillable and easy to paint). Is this material as buoyant as Balsa? More or Less? Wondering if it would work the same...

Sintra sign board is a better product than you'll get at the Box Stores.

Here's a link to a thread you might like.

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Coley    8

Its called rigid PVC foam board.

I use it all the time.

Get it from my local sign co.

Sands sorta hard.

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