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Old 08-02-2011, 12:19 AM   #1
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Lexan bug shield

Where can I order one?
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Old 08-02-2011, 05:36 AM   #2
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Summit Products whose products are first class.

They are better known for their excellent stainless steel coach accessories.
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Old 08-02-2011, 10:14 AM   #3
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Summit Products whose products are first class.

They are better known for their excellent stainless steel coach accessories.
+1 Their product is great. They will probably be at the FMCA convention in Madison,WI
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Lots of work to keep clean as you need to clean and polish both sides.
Same with the 3M style coating. More than one report of it getting stained, scratched or growing mold around the edges.
Seems to be more trouble than it's worth. I'd save my money for a front end repaint job after 10 years or so.
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Old 08-03-2011, 01:07 AM   #5
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Yeah, why bother? Just keep the front well waxed and clean it once in a while. Those shields, bras etc, always look pretty goofy to us...
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Old 08-03-2011, 07:32 AM   #6
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While you own the MH it looks like *&^ but when you sell the new owner can remove it and have a nice looking front end.
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Old 08-03-2011, 04:14 PM   #7
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My rig came with one of these things on it and there is no way I would buy one. They are a pain to maintain, as a previous poster said, your forever cleaning them and to clean the front of the rig you have to lower (or raise) the shield and they are not light and if one happens to fall, it can crack the shield. To access the generator they have to be lowered, to pull the generator out on the sliding tray, they have to be either lowered or removed. Save your money and use dryer bounce sheets to clean off the bugs...
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Protection is always a good thing. I'd do what the manufactures are doing now and that's Armor Coat. I've done a few coaches (around 25-30 year) for the last couple of years and have had no issues other then a run or two during the application and while most of the coaches we've done haven't gotten tons of miles on them some have been to Alaska and Mexico and back and after a good wash, still look really good.
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I have a shield. No big deal to clean it either. I use the same stuff I use on the airplane windshield. Mine was installed in '01 and still looks new. Have to admit that mine isn't from Summit and have to say that the Summit product is far superior to mine.
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Mine is by Summit and it's six years old and looks new. I like it and would do it again. I've had the armour shield and absolutely hated it. I also had a bra on a 96 Eagle years ago and liked it also. All of these were on different American Coaches, the most recent has the front cap that slides out and is user friendly with the Summit shields. Different coach designs will warrant different opinions in front protection.
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