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Windscreen rubber white

Postby Rapier » Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:52 pm

Bought this on Sunday pm, arrived Tuesday am. Just the ticket for boats / runabouts needing a smaller profile screen rubber and not black.

See Link to Nautimarket.
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Re: Windscreen rubber white

Postby Woodwych » Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:01 pm

I need some chrome effect U profile plastic for the top edge of the Broom screen- any suggestions?
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Re: Windscreen rubber white

Postby Rapier » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:30 am

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Re: Windscreen rubber white

Postby Woodwych » Wed Jun 21, 2017 7:19 pm

Almost!
Mine needs to fit a 5mm thick screen
This is max 3mm.
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Re: Windscreen rubber white

Postby Woodwych » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:06 pm

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Re: Windscreen rubber white

Postby floater » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:40 pm

I have used this on my Waverider screen and found that it only lasts about a year. The boat lives outside with a Bradshaw's top grade tarpaulin as a cover so is not greatly protected from UV, although I put a rolled up towel over the top of the screen to save the tarp from a sharp edge which should act as an effective UV barrier. After a while the trim turns from shiny silver to milky white and splays out. I have looked for a suitable sized aluminium extrusion but not managed to find anything. If anyone knows of a better alternative I'd be grateful.
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Re: Windscreen rubber white

Postby Rapier » Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:20 am

The company that sells the white screen rubber on ebay now says is NLA...It can be bought from other sources though.
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Re: Windscreen rubber white

Postby Spindrift » Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:25 pm

Rapier wrote:Bought this on Sunday pm, arrived Tuesday am. Just the ticket for boats / runabouts needing a smaller profile screen rubber and not black.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PVC-PROFILE-F ... 2749.l2649


I've also been looking for some of this, so thank you for the link. On the subject of windscreens, mine had gone very cloudy and someone, somewhere said such screens could be restored with silver polish. So I set about a corner of the screen with some Duraglit wadding and a yellow duster to take it off again. Given that Duraglit is slightly abrasive I wasn't optimistic about it working. However, the trial patch did work, so I went on to do the entire screen. Five years later there has been no further clouding of the screen, so it was worth doing.
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Re: Windscreen rubber white

Postby Rapier » Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:12 pm

I've got great results with Peek and other metal polishes too.
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Re: Windscreen rubber white

Postby Spindrift » Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:43 pm

Spindrift wrote:
Rapier wrote:Bought this on Sunday pm, arrived Tuesday am. Just the ticket for boats / runabouts needing a smaller profile screen rubber and not black.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PVC-PROFILE-F ... 2749.l2649


I've also been looking for some of this, so thank you for the link. On the subject of windscreens, mine had gone very cloudy and someone, somewhere said such screens could be restored with silver polish. So I set about a corner of the screen with some Duraglit wadding and a yellow duster to take it off again. Given that Duraglit is slightly abrasive I wasn't optimistic about it working. However, the trial patch did work, so I went on to do the entire screen. Five years later there has been no further clouding of the screen, so it was worth doing.


Order cancelled by the (Italian) seller - no reason given. If anyone knows of alternative providers, I'd be grateful.
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