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  1. dick
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    dick Junior Member

    I am building a 10 metre Roberts steel Euro 1000 which I was going to fit with direct glazed toughened glass windows until I met a boatbuilder who recons I'm mad if I dont use the latest Perspex or Lexan instead can anyone help me who has had good or bad experience with any of the above.
     
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  3. Brent Swain
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    You don't want lexan. It will fog up in three years, so badly, you won't see much out of them.
     

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    Almost every commercial vessel has toughened glass. In some extreme service there is glass with metal mesh inside.
     
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