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Old 30-03-2009, 07:17   #1
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hard dodger final fit.

HEre are pictures of the new hard dodger top in its final fitting stage
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next step is to add the front and sides.
the fitting took longer than the making. Front and sides will also be of ABS with Eisenglass ports.
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You're building it with ABS? Wow! I'm thinking that's a great idea. I've been laboring with the idea of making one in FRP. How thick is the ABS?

Although I might suggest Makrolon rather than Isenglass or Strataglass. You'll be amazed at the clarity due to the semi rigidity. Holds up MUCH better too.

I am going to keep my front and sides in canvas with the sewn in Makrolon so they can be removed easily when I want the air flow. They attach to the deck with kettering and track so as to have a clean attachment that won't allow water thru.
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Old 30-03-2009, 08:08   #3
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Minggat,
ABS is 1/4. I like the makrolon idea, thanks.
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Great job, that looks amazing.
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