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Old 11-29-2006, 12:06 AM   #1
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Cheap Sunglasses

Ok not at all cheap, but affordable....thank you RichardT!

The night was warm.......

The Beer was cold......... and that task is now off the list!
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Old 11-29-2006, 12:13 AM   #2
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Cool Nice

That looks pretty swell. My old and ugly piece is going to be replaced with a framed piece of diamond plate aluminum that has a patriotic cutout on it.

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Old 11-29-2006, 12:23 AM   #3
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That will be cool! There wasn't one on this unit, RichardT mentioned he has one chatting a week or so ago, and ......Voila!!!
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Old 11-29-2006, 03:42 AM   #4
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Nice job...more like cheap insurance. Even brand new the rock guard costs less then a wing window.

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Old 11-30-2006, 09:18 PM   #5
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It looks awsome! I am glad I mentioned it to you in chat!
Now you can wear your sunglasses at night...
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Old 11-30-2006, 10:19 PM   #6
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My daughter thinks it looks "weird", thanks again Richard. Any more thoughts on a rally near your place next year?
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Old 02-26-2007, 05:47 PM   #7
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Took me a couple of tries to get this right, as I wanted to use the holes left from my front awning. It worked out after using the awning bracket as a template. Then I messed around with the rubber hold down thingies, trying to decide how to mount them. Sure helps modernize the 78.
First Spring project. It was 65 here yesterday and today. AHhhhhhhhh....
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Old 02-26-2007, 07:30 PM   #8
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65 Degrees

65'...must be nice (by the way-looks great!), I can't even get up the acess road to the machine shed wher my AS is kept! Count your blessings--15 + inches of snow yesterday . My drive way is so narrow from piling snow I can't hardly open the truck doors.

You mentioned the old mounting. did the shield come with a standard mounting? I am just curious if you had to play around with it very much. The mounting looks so good. A front window gaurd is one of the items on my to do list.
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REAL 'SWEET'! said with admiration shining in my eyes...
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Old 02-26-2007, 11:27 PM   #10
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rockgaurds up

in 8weeks we"ll be rockgaurds up, and enjoying Springstream!!!
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Old 02-27-2007, 06:32 AM   #11
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I used the holes from the awning mount. Unfortunately they were all out of line from whomever put that thing on way back.
Using the mount as a template helped, but some of the holes were a bit distorted, and so, I used sealant on the whole back of the long top hinge, and stuck every rivet in the sealant ( tremco) before riveting. Then I sealed over the rivets on top as well. Hoping not to see any leaks.

Yesterday I mountd the rubber t handles, and sealed them as well.

By the way I shined up that front curved panel using the homebrew metal polish made from white rouge and paint thinner.
It worked ok, but took a lot more elbow grease to remove it that my usual stuff. I gues it needs more rouge , less thinner.
Made a pint for about a buck or less.
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Old 09-08-2008, 05:41 PM   #12
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Any good-looking, home-made rock guards out there?? Would love to protect the front windows, but shelling out $400 or so leaves me cold. And- individualized, hand-crafted is good! Pics, please- if you got 'em. -thanks
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ok,I am in the process of replacing my rock guard, there were no brackets to hold it up,nor any rubber tie downs any suggestions as to what or to use ? Thanks for any help you may give
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She looks awesome! We were talking this past weekend about getting some sort of shelter for our AS. I noticed you have what we were thinking about. How do you like it?
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