Someone please put me out of my misery. Today was the day for the front window install...and guess what ...crack

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Comment by Conrad Watters on October 31, 2012 at 4:17pm
Leo, sorry to hear about your window. In case you are wondering. I must tell you that I have had a great time flying mine. -solid, predictable and forgiving flight characteristics.
Cww
Comment by Leo Arrigo on October 21, 2012 at 6:58pm

i forgot to mention ..the crack is out of sight as it runs parallel to the wing carry through above the pilots head. Did i  forget to mention this my second windshield. The first one I dropped and put a much bigger crack in it.

Comment by Leo Arrigo on October 21, 2012 at 6:55pm

Shop was nice and warm, Acrylic drill bits were used. Not sure what i would have done different. Anyways, build continues and the window will remain on the plane but I am thinking of going with a heavier strip of allum across the top.

Comment by James Roberts on October 21, 2012 at 2:19pm
Are you using the right type of drill bit? Feel your pain, been there and suffered with you (twice).
Comment by Allan / Zenair Australia on October 21, 2012 at 1:59pm
As Bob said the room must be warn and you need a second person the be there to move it on and off don't try moving it by yourself.
Comment by Bob McDonald on October 21, 2012 at 7:38am
"CRAP" Did you have the shop real warm? Shop and windshield need to be around 85 degrees over night. In Canada this time of year more shops are cool. Suggest you stop drill the crack and move forward with the build if its just of a minor nature.
Comment by RANDY L HALLOCK on October 21, 2012 at 1:43am
ouch!
Comment by Ken Ryan on October 21, 2012 at 12:09am

So sorry. I am dreading the windshield installation. Any tips?

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