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#3236753 - 05/01/13 09:27 PM Wood for boat floor.
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Registered: 11/08/08
Posts: 1053
Loc: Mckenzie, Tn

What kind of wood do you guys use putting a floor in a Jon boat? What do you do to it to keep from rotting.
#3236770 - 05/01/13 09:50 PM Re: Wood for boat floor. [Re: chrmayo]
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Registered: 12/19/08
Posts: 2616
Loc: Alabama

Marine grade 3/4 inch
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#3236794 - 05/01/13 10:10 PM Re: Wood for boat floor. [Re: monsterbuck07]
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Registered: 10/16/10
Posts: 5418
Loc: Kodak TN

Offline has all the info you want and then some. It's a forum board like this one.

I used marine... I've always heard do not use treated lumber where it will come in contact with aluminum... Something about a chemical reaction between the two. I've never tried it but I've seen the pics of what they say happens... Not good.
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#3236898 - 05/02/13 07:03 AM Re: Wood for boat floor. [Re: SilverFox]
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Registered: 10/15/10
Posts: 2127
Loc: tn

1/8" aluminum if you can spend the coin..
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#3236964 - 05/02/13 08:43 AM Re: Wood for boat floor. [Re: BDS05]
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Registered: 05/11/09
Posts: 2725
Loc: Spring Hill / Perry Co

 Originally Posted By: BDS05
1/8" aluminum if you can spend the coin..

This is what I was going to recommend also.

#3242222 - 05/08/13 01:56 PM Re: Wood for boat floor. [Re: monsterbuck07]
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Posts: 1345
Loc: TN, USA

 Originally Posted By: monsterbuck07
Marine grade 3/4 inch

I just bought some from Interstate plywood in Memphis for $80.sheet. But I used 1/2 treated covered in outdoor carpet on a jonboat that lasted 20 years withhout rotting. FYI
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