Boatman wrote:Why put anything under the floor. It will just get waterlogged. When I bought my G-3 it had no floor so when I put a floor in it I put nothing under it. Anything you put under there will just add weight.
WTN10 wrote:Mark your calendars, boys. This is the day WTN10 was wrong. The cat above is 100% correct.
UmatillaJeff wrote:This load would drop ducks and geese like thors hammer in my hands, I would bet the equity in my house on it.
QuackerSmacker498 wrote:This is a great story about a good company trying to do something right ( putting foam in the floor boards....unfortunately common sense tells us that any type of absorbant material should not be placed on the floor of a hunting boat. True flotation only comes from displacement or sealed air chambers. Unfortunately foam does not provide either displacement or sealed air chambers. Foam will only slow the rate at which your boat sinks.
Foam in the floor is like a condom. Eventually you will have a leak and it will bite you in the azz. FOAM IN A DUCK BOAT FLOOR IS USELESS. Scraped that crap out of my boat the day I bought it. One more reason why duck boats are built and not bought.
malrdmasher wrote:Foam is in there to allow more floatation and allow more weight in boat.
lundin-loading wrote:malrdmasher wrote:Foam is in there to allow more floatation and allow more weight in boat.
Dangerous Misinformation, foam WILL NOT increase capacity or the depth of draft. It is only there for emergency purposes. Fill a cup with foam and float it next to a cup with air, often the foam cup floats lower due to being heavier, now fill them both with water and the empty cup sinks, while foam cup still floats.
handyandy wrote:Just to make sure cause this is what I have always heard and believed, boats rated for commercial use only don't have any floatation foam in them?
Cujo1 wrote:Boatman wrote:Why put anything under the floor. It will just get waterlogged. When I bought my G-3 it had no floor so when I put a floor in it I put nothing under it. Anything you put under there will just add weight.
X2 I never could understand the need for foam under the floor.
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