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Old 09 April 2014, 07:51   #1
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water repellant for screen

Looking forward to getting back on the water this weekend after doing a few small jobs & final prep. As part of this, is there any decent product to apply to the windscreen to repel rain / salt spray without damaging the surface of the screen?

I'm thinking of something like Nikwax visor spray or even a squirt of Pledge potentially. Would this work, is there anything else?

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Old 09 April 2014, 07:55   #2
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RainX works well for me - just needs a small amount polished on after cleaning.
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I use Rain X on the darkside boat, works OK when everything is wet, but on a warm day you end up with dried salt deposits after extended use.
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Looked up the Rain-X web site and it specifically says do not use on plastics! Presumably there are plastics and plastics
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Bike Visor stuff?
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Oakley used to make a treatment for plastic sunglasses. Never tried it.

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Gtechniq

Try the gtechniq website, they do special coatings for cars etc

Products at the top end of quality, not sure re plastics but worth a look
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