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Old 26 October 2014, 17:42   #1
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Home made SR4 wind sheld

Just had to share as I am really chuffed how my windshield is turning out, the main aim was to keep as much sea spray off the radio/GPS etc, which are weather proof but it all helps I suppose,
Still needs painting/ fixing and blue flim taking off,
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Old 27 October 2014, 04:45   #2
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you may want to look at the cases from audio nation, i have been using one on my boat and motorbike for about a year all weathers on the motorbike everyday.
No issues with use, or waterproofing.
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Snap!!

Made mine from a piece of the original Deluxe windscreen.
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I don't mean to knock your windshield it does look good but for a safety aspect if you ended up taking a knock on one of the corners of those metal uprights it could do a lot of damage.

Firefly's is a much better and safer option moulded plastic with edging strip.

Just a thought because it does hurt even with all plastic.

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Just had to share as I am really chuffed how my windshield
Was it a fish tank in a former life? If so, have you thought of fitting the little sunken galleon?
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I don't mean to knock your windshield it does look good but for a safety aspect if you ended up taking a knock on one of the corners of those metal uprights it could do a lot of damage.

Firefly's is a much better and safer option moulded plastic with edging strip.

Just a thought because it does hurt even with all plastic.

Don't ask how I know

Yep fair one! I will have a look to see what edging strip I can find, I was after one like firefly but could not find anything so had to cut up a old fish tank😄
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you may want to look at the cases from audio nation, i have been using one on my boat and motorbike for about a year all weathers on the motorbike everyday.

No issues with use, or waterproofing.

Lovey cases but a hefty price tag!
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Yep fair one! I will have a look to see what edging strip I can find, I was after one like firefly but could not find anything so had to cut up a old fish tank😄
Take a look at Nugents thread.. he also made mine and very reasonable too. Top job
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