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Old 12 September 2010, 18:28   #11
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Picture 11 - using the special flame tool to melt the edges and give a nice smooth finish

Picture 12 - THe lexan has a nice green edge to it once cut and finished.

Picture 13 - Final polish

Picture 14 - Screen fitted.

looks good chris
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looks superb, bloody usefull when pissing down dude. nice job!!
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Nice thread and nice job.
I would echo Sparticus on that! Knowing the type of weather you go out in Chris,being one of the' Non winteriseing club' I'm sure it wil be a boon!
Being interchangeable,it would seem you have the best of both worlds! Maybe there is some scope for a manufacturer to come up with some type of retractable screen for heavy weather?
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I would echo Sparticus on that! Knowing the type of weather you go out in Chris,being one of the' Non winteriseing club' I'm sure it wil be a boon!
Being interchangeable,it would seem you have the best of both worlds! Maybe there is some scope for a manufacturer to come up with some type of retractable screen for heavy weather?
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hi you say the firm is near birminghan
can you give me the tel number and post code
many thanks
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Old 13 September 2010, 06:14   #17
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Nice job Chris

Bet it will knock a couple of knots off the top end?
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Nice job Chris

Bet it will knock a couple of knots off the top end?
CHRIS already does that....Standing up! It may IMPROVE airflow!!!
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Looks good, better than the goggles I have to wear, bet that will keep you a lot warmer in the winter as well.
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Ed is a master craftsman when it comes to front screens. Looks really good!

Two words of caution however is that it is mighty tempting for crew to use the edge of a screen as a hand hold and it wouldn't take much effort to break the screen. The other point I would make is that you'd want to wear Gekkos to stop you slicing the top of your head off if you stuffed Time Bandit or hit something at high speed. I know as I hit my bonce on the grab rail around my screen when I hit a bigger than expected wave

So it might be worth considering a grab rail around the screen.
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