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Old 05-12-2013, 04:15   #1
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Is a leopard 38 cored below waterline

Is a 2001 leopard 38 cored below waterline. 2 reviews i have read say no. But others say yes(maybe diff years)??
Does anyone know for sure?
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Old 05-12-2013, 10:02   #2
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Re: 2001 leopard qiestion.

Yes, all Leopard 38's (1997-2003), all 85 of them, are cored below the waterline.
Balsa end grain.

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Old 05-12-2013, 10:58   #3
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Re: 2001 leopard qiestion.

We have a Leopard 38, 2001. Yes, she is cored! Our first boat and we love her!
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Re: 2001 leopard qiestion.

Most of the larger ones are too....

Lagoon and FP's are NOT balsa cored below the waterline.
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My understanding after talking to some people and crawling all thru one is they are cored in most but not all areas below wl. And even so just their outer layer of glass is very thick. Possibly as thick or thicker than other b cats
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Re: 2001 leopard qiestion.

Any number of Google searches and checking the specs for the hulls will lead you to believe that they are balsa below the water line like the entire range and arguably the majority of SA cats.
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