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Interesting, hope I got the spec's right...

Saw a 24x48" sheets today of King Starboard at my Home Depot, believe it was 3/8" thickness which I didnt see online at JD. Price was $34.00 which seemed really good right?

Not sure I have seen 3/8" at WM or JD...
 

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A picture next time, I know... Believe it was, said King Starboard, had the nice blue wrap...
 

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Its in the Hyannis store, on the corner across from the PVC/Aztek stuff...
 

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Yeah. Great price if it's really starboard.

Doesn't really matter what the brand is does it. Don't get hung up on the "starboard" name. It is just some product that is plastic not wood that you can make stuff out of. I have used pieces of PVC trim board to fab things for the boat. far less money that starboard and it don't rot.
 

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I think what El Mar is saying is that the Starboard is a solid product where the Azec and most PVC trims are somewhat aerated and less dense. Trying to get the same finished edge on a piece of PVC trim board as the factory face is almost impossible. Take a piece of Starboard and you can buff the edge just like the face, if you want.
 

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Starboard is HDPE sheeting.

High Density Poly Ethylene can be purchased from many plastics companies under different trade names.

And is very different than Expanded Poly Vinyl Chloride. PVC
 

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I totally agree, different products. The point I was getting to is depending on what your making you can actually save allot of money and weight using the pvc product, you won't get the same buff finish for fancy work though.
 

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Hart Supply Is a Wholesale Distributor of Sign Supplies, Glazing Supplies, Building Products ... Ph 800-445-6607 • 50 Pond Park Rd. Hingham, Ma. 02043 •
Hart Supply Company



I stumbled across this years ago when re-making a hatch, it's like a warehouse full of colored starboard .
 

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I want to know how you polish the edge of Starboard! Aside from routing it.. I have 0 luck making it look good. (good meaning shiny). You can sand it, but after that it always looks dirty.
 

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