wind shield need help bad

Discussion in 'Materials' started by racing fan, May 30, 2011.

  1. racing fan
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    racing fan Senior Member

    I am restoring a hydroplane as pics have already been up on here but thats not the point what type of material is used in outboard hydroplanes or what material could i use for the clear windshield

    101 lexan?
     
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    any one???
     
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    gonzo Senior Member

    Lexan is less likely to crack, but it scratches easier. If you are drilling holes, it is worth spending the money on a plastic drill bit. They are less likely to grab and crack the sheet.
     
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    ok thanks I will look In to that is there other material i should look at like other transparent plastics and stuff used in boats
     
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    Those are the usual materials. There may be some exotics for very high performance.
     

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    OK thanks man
     
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