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Old 18 February 2007, 14:24   #1
Country: UK - England
Town: Gloucestershire
Boat name: Osprey
Make: Osprey Vipermax
Length: 5m +
Engine: E-tec 300 G2
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 4,008

Where can I get a new windscreen made? I know some of you have made your own but I dont fancy mucking it up so thought I would go to a professional.


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Old 18 February 2007, 16:17   #2
Country: UK - England
Town: Bristol
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 5m +
Engine: Yamaha
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 3,995
would like one for my searider consol as well !!

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Old 18 February 2007, 16:22   #3
Country: UK - England
Town: cornwall
Boat name: nothing
Make: rib eye 430
Length: 4m +
Engine: tatsu 50
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Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,914

i have been looking for screens for my single jockey console . I reckon I may be able to adapt an upright motorbike screen , but the stainless rail to fit around it would be the expensive bit , as it would probably have to be custom made .
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Old 18 February 2007, 17:28   #4
Country: UK - England
Town: Farnborough
Boat name: Eleven
Make: Arrow
Length: 8m +
Engine: 557cu, 700hp
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If it needs to be thermoformed polycarbonate, make sure you're sitting down! I need to get some 10mm screens made and I'm being quoted IRO 1500 quid!
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Old 18 February 2007, 17:43   #5
Country: Ireland
Town: Galway
Boat name: rockhopper
Make: ballistic
Length: 6m +
Engine: petrol
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 525
about screens

When I was at the Dublin/Irish Boat show, I saw a nice looking Lencraft.
This was a fairly decent looking boat but with regard to the fairing/windscreen, any forward lunge in the boats ocupants will result in splitting their head open on the edge of the wind screen.

Its amazing that they have not got this figured out yet....
Furthermore, you can imagine trying to get home in a hurry with the windscreed shattered by the poor occupants forehead and the incoming salt spray adding to his/her misery...

It strikes me that these boat builders should have more upstairs...
It needed an Outer steel protecting rail Grab or bar.
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