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Old 05-30-2017, 08:53 PM   #27 (permalink)
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So what's it like on the edge of nowhere? Would carbonized bamboo be any help?

But, getting back to Permalink #9; a plausible [to me] scenario would be vertical-grain balsa wood slabs skinned with .007" aluminum, similar to Polymetal. I'm sure such material exists. Monocoque boxes. For low-volume production, steel tube 'roll cage' for the roof structure like this Porsche:

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