Need some help putting carpet down on my jon boat

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bcbouy
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Need some help putting carpet down on my jon boat

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BOB350RX wrote:
Driftingrz wrote:would staples not do the job? everything ive built that had wood and carpet has lasted just fine and looks great with stretched tight carpet and staples.. has nobody else gone this route? i never thought it would be an issue, maybe im wrong and glue is the way to go.. i havent done a boat yet

I USE A COMBO OF GLUE AND STAPLES, THE STAPLES HOLS IT TILL THE GLUE DRIES, NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS
i also used s/s staples and glue. no problems.
if all else fails....stop using all else

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Need some help putting carpet down on my jon boat

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what type of stapler did you use? Pneumatic or manual?

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BOB350RX
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Need some help putting carpet down on my jon boat

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I JUST USED AN OLD FASHIN MANUAL STANLEY WITH STAINLESS STAPLES 5/16" LONG HAD NO PROBLEMS WITH THEM
THIS THING USED TO FLOAT

https://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic ... 21&t=20263, my 82 mirro build

https://www.powerstream.com/wire_size.htm voltage drop, and wire size charts, pretty useful stuff!! not just for 12v either

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