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Old 06-30-2013, 11:47 PM   #41
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Good evening all, we currently have carpet over ply in our main living area (sounds a bit wanky calling it a salon LOL)
We call it the saloon. No hair styling, but lots of drinking takes place there.
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:16 AM   #42
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Living stateside for the more than 25 years I had to laugh at the first post ...sounds a bit "wanky" calling it a salon....

That term is not used here very often and I will leave it for you to explain it if asked its definition.

Thanks for the laugh
You're welcome ! I have had a sh1t time trying to explain a lot of Aussie slang....try 'dag' and 'bogan' on for size LMAO
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I have some cork flooring at home, kitchen and casual living areas. I`m old, comparatively. It cost the same as good quality carpet, been down near 30 years laid on the concrete ground floor slab, refinished once, still looks good, rebounds from heel dents, never cold, quiet, saved many a dropped plate and glass. If I didn`t have parquet on the boat I`d consider it.
Way off topic,talking of carpet, we`ve a guy in our Club whose first name is "Carpet". Never been game to ask.
If it had 'muncher' after it I could understand...

Now I am curious too...
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If it had 'muncher' after it I could understand...

Now I am curious too...
That's his middle name...
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teak and Holly Sole

I recently remodeled my Mainship 36 and part of the remodeling included a Teak and Holly Sole/Deck.
I bought the T&H from Houston Hardwoods for $122/sheet. the Sheet was 4' X 8' x 1/4' thick. I glued that onto 3/4" cabinet grade plywood. About 90% of my salon sole is comprised of removable boards for engine access.
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I recently remodeled my Mainship 36 and part of the remodeling included a Teak and Holly Sole/Deck.
I bought the T&H from Houston Hardwoods for $122/sheet. the Sheet was 4' X 8' x 1/4' thick. I glued that onto 3/4" cabinet grade plywood. About 90% of my salon sole is comprised of removable boards for engine access.
That looks brilliant, I am going to go with that myself with a layer of the heavy plastic soundproofing underneath...
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