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post #28 of Old 08-16-2014
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Re: Lexan/polycarbonate vs acrylic

Originally Posted by weephee View Post
Great thread as it applies to what I'm doing. One question though. My boat has the portlights surface mounted on the inside and screwed into the fiberglass every 3 inches. I need to replace them and would like to go with tinted acrylic. If I use the dow 795 and the 3M VHB tape will it be strong enough without using fasteners. There is some curve but not a lot to fiberglass but again from the inside.
What kind of boat do you have? I have never seen ports installed that way.

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