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Old 10-14-2020, 09:05 PM
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Can someone explain what Glass infused aluminum is? Looked on there website and maybe I missed it but did not see any explanation of what it is.
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Old 10-14-2020, 09:28 PM
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They have fiberglass portions of the build. So for example, the consoles are fiberglass. I think there are a few other fiberglass areas as well. Basically they aren't cheap plastic consoles built on plywood like the old days. Of course I don't think anyone is building consoles that way anymore.
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Can someone explain what Glass infused aluminum is? Looked on there website and maybe I missed it but did not see any explanation of what it is.
Its a fooler term they drummed out of a hat to mislead people. Means they used fiberglass parts in an aluminum boat.
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Old 10-16-2020, 08:50 AM
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Ranger has been doing that in their tin boats for a while now. I was wondering the same thing when I saw the brochure on the new Vexus deep v tin boats. I thought they did some type of sandwiching of fiberglass between aluminum to reduce noise or something like that.
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Ranger has been doing that in their tin boats for a while now. I was wondering the same thing when I saw the brochure on the new Vexus deep v tin boats. I thought they did some type of sandwiching of fiberglass between aluminum to reduce noise or something like that.
Thats what they wanted. Its called to "bamboozle"
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They have fiberglass portions of the build. So for example, the consoles are fiberglass. I think there are a few other fiberglass areas as well. Basically they aren't cheap plastic consoles built on plywood like the old days. Of course I don't think anyone is building consoles that way anymore.
Just Ranger, Lund, and Alumacraft.
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Thats what they wanted. Its called to "bamboozle"
Have you seen one?

Yeah...I didn't think so.
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Old 10-23-2020, 10:48 PM
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Thats what they wanted. Its called to "bamboozle"
Have you seen one?

Yeah...I didn't think so.
I saw the term glass infused aluminum and know exactly what it means. Bamboozle fits it perfectly. I've also seen the vacuum bagged fiberglass parts attached to the aluminum hull.
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Old 10-28-2020, 02:19 PM
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I saw the term glass infused aluminum and know exactly what it means. Bamboozle fits it perfectly. I've also seen the vacuum bagged fiberglass parts attached to the aluminum hull.
But you haven't set foot in the boat. Got it.
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Old 10-29-2020, 06:34 PM
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Can someone explain what Glass infused aluminum is? Looked on there website and maybe I missed it but did not see any explanation of what it is.
My buddy purchased one earlier this summer. It's an aluminum hull but the compartments are glass, so unlike the true aluminum boats, these compartments don't leak and get everything inside soaked. The consoles are like the ones in their glass boats too. Really a sharp looking rig at a good value.
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