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Old 01-15-2016, 03:02 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by kapnd View Post
Be sure to specify FIRE RETARDING RESIN in any exhaust use of GRP.
So are rubber hoses are immune to fire?
Most all boats have it in at least some portion of the exhaust system.
The fire retardant resin thing is incredibly overrated, just another issue that is designed to make stupid surveyors look good with a big sheet of discrepancies.
The most common cause of fiberglass exhaust tube delamination is overtightened hose clamps that expose fibers to water and exhaust gasses.[/QUOTE]

So I take it you will personally insure the OP if he takes your advice?


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