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post #1 of 3 Old 10-12-2009, 02:28 PM Thread Starter
 
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Windscreen cut down?

Has anyone had their windscreen cut down for any reason? How did you do it, with what tools and the results? Would a motorcycle repair shop, or automotive glass installer do this and would the results be professional, in that the edges are rounded smooth and the cut is straight?
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Here is one of many threads on the subject: https://www.stromtrooper.com/showthread.php?t=26506

The summary -- lots of people do it themselves. A jigsaw with a fine blade for acrylic/plexiglass probably works best. Cover the area around the cut with masking tape so the saw doesn't scratch the shield. After cutting, smooth the edge with a file or sandpaper.

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Here is one of many threads on the subject: https://www.stromtrooper.com/showthread.php?t=26506

The summary -- lots of people do it themselves. A jigsaw with a fine blade for acrylic/plexiglass probably works best. Cover the area around the cut with masking tape so the saw doesn't scratch the shield. After cutting, smooth the edge with a file or sandpaper.
+1 on that thread.

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