Any do it your selfer out there

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I was about to say, why does it have to be marine wipers, and then I saw the dates of the original thread. Did you get wipers installed? Looks great.
Does anything other than the rubber moding hold the glass in. I think I would have been looking at doing a rabbet around the frame to support it, and some sort of adhesive caulk.
 
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I was about to say, why does it have to be marine wipers, and then I saw the dates of the original thread. Did you get wipers installed? Looks great.
Does anything other than the rubber moding hold the glass in. I think I would have been looking at doing a rabbet around the frame to support it, and some sort of adhesive caulk.

Never did install the wipers yet, still trying to find the style I want. Maybe this year. The rubber works very well holding the glass in, it a two piece system that locks over the glass and frame and haves a round locking ring that seals the whole thing together.
 

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Didn't see this before. Nice project. Do you still have the boat? How did it work out for you?
yes the Admiral, tell me this is the only boat I can have. So I keep working on it to make it better for our needs. the front windshield worked out very well, lot better that the plastic glass.
 

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Thanks for sharing this. I am actually investigating how to remove my current windows and frames...and make new ones that extend higher. I catch the frame right in my field of vision when running.
Nice job!
 

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Thanks for sharing this. I am actually investigating how to remove my current windows and frames...and make new ones that extend higher. I catch the frame right in my field of vision when running.
Nice job!
post some pictures, like to see what you have and what you need to do, and I 'm here to help if I can.when I started my project. I talked to a lot of people, most gave me a price that was way above what I wanted to spend, so learned how to do it my self.
 

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Thanks for sharing this. I am actually investigating how to remove my current windows and frames...and make new ones that extend higher. I catch the frame right in my field of vision when running.
Nice job!
I had the same issue with the upper frame being dead center in my line of sight. I added an extension to the seat post. Works fine when sitting but to be honest, most of my steering is done standing.
 
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As for marine salvage yards, check-out Portland Marine Salvage on Presumpscot St. Jim is a great dude and they’re stripping boats all the time.... it’s fun just walking through the place (with your shopping list). CT