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Is a skater wrap around windshield bird strike rated??

Old 10-05-2010, 04:45 PM
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Old 10-05-2010, 05:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Keytime View Post
That's what she said.

All kidding aside, I've ducked a couple times for birds......... Scares the chit out of ya when you see an object coming right at your head at 100mph.

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Old 10-05-2010, 06:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Keytime View Post
Have Jimmy's folks run a bird-strike analysis for ya.
The latest Skater race windshields we build will be good for 350 knots or so. I don't build the pleasure windshield but I would guess it would bounce a 125 to 150 mph 4 pound bird off of itself. Without a structure across the top of it it makes it a lot weaker. It's a great windshield for its intended purpose. I hit at least two birds this weekend on the Clear Water poker run!!
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Old 10-05-2010, 10:57 PM
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I clipped a mallard and had to duck(pun intended) to avoid getting smacked in the face at 70mph.
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