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Posted by Bob Santore on Nov 21, 2007
Related to the ply thickness issue - there used to be a mid-length Sassafrass (was it 15' ?). The plans for this are also in Canoe Shop. I don't know the details, but had read here that the prototype was done in 6, but for some reason it was switched to 4 for the kits, and there were hull strength issues. If that's an accurate summary it would argue for going with 6 (or for some of the hull as you suggested).
Again, I have no direct experience I am just repeating what I've read here.
Do a search for the Sass and look for posts from LeeG.
In Response to: Re: sass-14->15 by David Warren on Nov 21, 2007