Re: How long did wood car siding last?


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Chris Barkan said:
I am surprised that Al W. has not chimed in on this one. I recall him once
telling me that standard practice was to resheath cars about every 7 years.
That would be amazing. When PFE was drowning in a flood of money and
spent plenty on their cars, they only PAINTED every 7 years.

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