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Old 05-03-2017, 05:30 PM
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just finishing out my buddy glyns 28 skater restoration,,,,
got it up and going a few months back
I made a wrap around windshield plug on my 28
then made a mold off of that to get and exact fitting windshield
made it with a more estectic angle and length to match fairing better
even followed the side angle to match the side of fairing
this is the 1st prototype I made and installed
local glass shop couldn't get 12' sheet in in time so had it made in 2 piece
so next will be 1 piece wraparound and have machine made mounts,
asc wqe know 1st 1 is a test but still came out very nice
will be testing deflection at tickfaw this weekend
next 1 goes on mine ,,,,,,,,,,lol
[ATTACH=CONFIG]567067[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]567068[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]567069[/ATTACH]
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Old 05-03-2017, 06:26 PM
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Looks really good
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just finishing out my buddy glyns 28 skater restoration,,,,
got it up and going a few months back
I made a wrap around windshield plug on my 28
then made a mold off of that to get and exact fitting windshield
made it with a more estectic angle and length to match fairing better
even followed the side angle to match the side of fairing
this is the 1st prototype I made and installed
local glass shop couldn't get 12' sheet in in time so had it made in 2 piece
so next will be 1 piece wraparound and have machine made mounts,
asc wqe know 1st 1 is a test but still came out very nice
will be testing deflection at tickfaw this weekend
next 1 goes on mine ,,,,,,,,,,lol
[ATTACH=CONFIG]567067[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]567068[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]567069[/ATTACH]
Very Nice job! Glad to see someone else having a solution. It will be plenty big. The one i had on my 28 worked really well and also allowed the cockpit to be a bit cooler that a large wrap around. Have fun at Tic Faw and be safe
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tks
my shop miffco has been building race boats and fabricating molded parts since 1982
so pretty anal on fit and look
this 1rs 1 turned out really nice and glyn is estatc
as wanted to fit the 28 and look as if left factory with it,,,
the next 1 will be the next genn with 1 piece and custom made mounting parts
as now I know what I want to mount it and seal
just giving another option for a shield for others
to give the original 28 design a new style wraparound look
without cutting on the hull
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Old 05-03-2017, 07:23 PM
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[. Have fun at Tic Faw and be safe[/QUOTE]

forgot,,,,,will see there how it deflects wind
ill be in my buds 40 skater that has been a rest/project boat for 3 yrs,,,,
finally finished and will be the 1st full weekend of running in it,,,,,
so tks hope all goes well
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just giving another option for a shield for others
to give the original 28 design a new style wraparound look
without cutting on the hull
How much are you thinking that you could sell them for?

One thing that I really like about the Lee wraparound is that it seems like it protects the folks in the back seats better.
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don't have that answer yet
as now I know all the bevel angles,,drill, hole locations and black out I want and heated in mold as 1 piece
then get with machinest to mill out my mounts
so its a 100% bolt on item,,,,with little labor
wont be too much as I did all the molding for my customer and my boat to have a custom screen
wlyk when I get a solid # and fit the next 1
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How about building one for a 308???????????????????
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There can be a whole lot of ways to skin a cat! That JohnMiffco fabricated windshield is impressive as hell. It amazes me the talent that folks have.

That all said, besides the cost, what would be a drawback of the Jim Lee style wraparound windshield? It seems like it would also protect the rear seat passengers better, as it is a bit taller, and the sides go back much furthur, but maybe I am missing something. Thanks!
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I want a clear one��
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