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Old 10-05-2010, 12:28 AM
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Default Is a skater wrap around windshield bird strike rated??

here is a video from this weekend... I dont think we hit any but it was real close... on the video it does not look as scarry as it was in person..

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v...-6oxg&vq=hd720

or this link

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7BYy2-6oxg

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The vid no worky

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Just go to youtube and type in "birds 3.wmv" and you get this link which I think is the right one

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7BYy2-6oxg
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^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Good deal. I was just being lazy


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I suspect the windshield could take a pretty good strike. I nailed a cormerant at about 90. It came up over the deck and hit the windshield on my daytona dead on center , skipped over the top edge and went between the back seat pasengers thankfully. The beak on those suckers would surely penetrate your skull nicely.

zero damage to the windshield but a good load o bird poo streaked thru the interior.
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Have Jimmy's folks run a bird-strike analysis for ya.
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Have Jimmy's folks run a bird-strike analysis for ya.
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I had a bat smack me in the face at about 40 a few years back. Wasnt that pleasant. I found it dead on the back seat the next morning
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I don't think a pterodactyl could break the material they used to make my 1/4 canopies. That stuff is SOLID.

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I think the answer would lie in wether you hit the bird at 143 MPH or 79 MPH...

Hey, and some gear set numbers would be handy for my old drives, when you or Brad get a chance...

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