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Kevlar hull construction

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Kevlar hull construction

Post by revenue48 » Oct 12, 2015 7:35 pm

I am looking at buying a mid 80's Hydrostream. Outstanding condition, less than 100 estimated original hours, that was apparently ordered with a custom Kevlar hull. I am well aware of Hydrostream's core issues. Does anyone know if the Kevlar was used in place of the balsa core or if the Kevlar hulls still have a balsa core? :?:

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Kevlar hull construction

Post by Hippie459MN » Oct 12, 2015 7:43 pm

In a recent conversation with Howard a few weeks back, if im not mistaken, none of the hulls were ever built from the factory using Kevlar/carbon fiber. I may have heard him wrong but I could have swore thats what he said. Sonic (aka Jeff) would be able to answer that maybe as he was the one pounding Howard with the amazing questions a few weeks ago but that did come up and he had a reason as to why they didnt go that route and it made complete sense.

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Post by Hippie459MN » Oct 12, 2015 7:44 pm

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Post by terry2 » Oct 20, 2015 1:50 pm

Theres a 2003 voyager on ebay says all composit haul.no wood in floor,seats.

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Post by transomstand » Oct 20, 2015 7:01 pm

revenue48 wrote:QR_BBPOST I am looking at buying a mid 80's Hydrostream. Outstanding condition, less than 100 estimated original hours, that was apparently ordered with a custom Kevlar hull. I am well aware of Hydrostream's core issues. Does anyone know if the Kevlar was used in place of the balsa core or if the Kevlar hulls still have a balsa core? :?:
I'd be VERY surprised if the boat was Kevlar. Contact John Tiger, he will know.
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Post by rev.ronnie » Nov 09, 2015 1:18 am

I think my HST has some Kevlar here and there. You can see a dark woven material through the polyester.

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Post by Hippie459MN » Apr 19, 2017 5:20 am

What is that? That web site looks very spam to me.

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Re: Kevlar hull construction

Post by AdamDK » Apr 19, 2017 7:18 am

probably spam. This user's profile states he's from Montreal but is plugging a website for a yacht company in Fort Lauderdale Florida?

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Post by Hippie459MN » Apr 19, 2017 7:34 am

The post has been removed and I sent them a PM and if I don't hear back, then it's goodbye for them.

The registering IP address shows Canada but the service provider is a company in the Netherlands. LoL

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