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Old 22-07-2009, 12:52   #16
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Originally Posted by speciald@ocens. View Post
Another thing you might consider is to put #M security film on the windows. This plastic film will keep the windows from breaking sort of like a car windshield. Also, it comes in different shades and reflect heat and UV, keeping the cabin cooler and keeping your fabrics from fading. I have alot more glass ( see avitar) and it only cost about $300 for professional installation. I don't have storm shutters. Bill Dixon, who designed my boat, says they are needed because of the strength of the glasing.
If your windows are acrylic ( or lexan)BTW this wont work for too long. THe plastic will expand and contract at a different rate than the window, eventually one of them will not be inline with the other.....
at least thats what the theory is

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Old 23-07-2009, 21:26   #17
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Thanks for all the info. Helps alot.

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