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I want to put in a window .. I searched the forum and found some good reading that said what these guys did was not working like they would like it to ..
So, now a year later I would like to know if any one has gotten the problems fixed with splitting of the plex-i-glass which is most common to use.

I also would like to know if the factory window is better or the same as far as durability.
I would like to get opinons on half window vrs full window along with the thoughts on the location of where to mount it I were to use a half window. up or down
I also would like to hear of what any one has done about the flexing of the plex-i -glass due to heat and cold ..

If there is posting of a thread on this already I would appreciate help on finding it ..thanks gopapa here
 

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Thanks Terry
This new Product shown sure does take a beating ,,expensive /but probably worth it . I think I will get hold of this company and see if they make 1/2 windows and ask what the cost is to compare with a full one .
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Thanks Terry
This new Product shown sure does take a beating ,,expensive /but probably worth it . I think I will get hold of this company and see if they make 1/2 windows and ask what the cost is to compare with a full one .
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GOPAPA,

I've used only the full windshields in the past (I never had the old style, only the new coated, unbreakable, material). I have just gotten started on settng up my XTZ and have not gotten around to getting a windshield yet. Actually, I want to go with a 1/2 window this time as I have my auxilliary lighting mounted under my roll cage front bar and don't want a full height windshield to reflect the light back into my eyes. I have not had a chance to call Todd yet, so I will look forward to hearing what he tells you about a 1/2 window.
 

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I have my windshield from my 650 xt on my now XTZ and it still looks great. It has been washed with a cloth while muddy and plenty more abuse and very little xcratching. It is a hunterworks . Super quality. I would strongly suggest this one. I bought my xt in 2006 and now shield is over 3 years old.
 

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I'll third the Hunterworks. Mine is about 3 years old also and no scratches except a little one where the ladder fell on it in my toyhauler. I've towed it on my flatbed trailer at 70 mph also, still good as new. Plus the vent is nice also, close it for those cold nights, open to turn on the A/C :)
 

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I emailed the company with the questions I have about the windows they make and will let you all know what I find out soon as I hear from them.

thanks all for the feed back on windows
 

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I emailed the company with the questions I have about the windows they make and will let you all know what I find out soon as I hear from them.

thanks all for the feed back on windows

This is my reply from Todd

We found half windshields were just as hot and just as dusty as full windshields so we didn’t make any.

We could get you a piece of our material but it would not be cheap, proably around $300 since it is custom ordering thru manufacturer.

Todd
 

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So, for $75 more you get the whole windshield. Sounds like the better deal. After giving this some extra thought, I think I will get the full size Hunterworks windshield and have a local Lexan supplier make a clean cut across, about 6" down from the top, and I will add hinges so I can drop the top panel down to use my lights and raise it when I am not using my lights. .
 

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So, for $75 more you get the whole windshield. Sounds like the better deal. After giving this some extra thought, I think I will get the full size Hunterworks windshield and have a local Lexan supplier make a clean cut across, about 6" down from the top, and I will add hinges so I can drop the top panel down to use my lights and raise it when I am not using my lights. .
I can't imagine another window from anyone else being any better unless it is from the same manufacture..
I know from the vidio of the infra commerical that He DOES NOT shoot at the window that his nephew is holding up ,,but I am curious if he does shoot a bullet at it when it is leaning up against the shop buliding .
I cannot see well enough to tell if the bullet pentrates thru the window or if it is stopped by the window .OR,,if itsanother joke on me ...LOL I doubt if I really need this bullet proof any way I hope not ,,but can any one else see it better and give me an opinion of what acually happens .
As for the half window ,you are right the cost difference is not enough to not just go ahead and buy the whole window ..

Has anyone thought of using 1/2 for the front and the other 1/2 for the rear that you know of ? Might not fit the rear though ?
 

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If you are thinking about cutting it in 1/2 be sure that you note that the bottom 1/2 includes a sliding vent. You open it in nice weather and close it in bad weather. The top 1/2 will be just plain (nearly unbreakable, scratch resistant) window material.

Why not try the full window? You might like it ;)
 

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If you are thinking about cutting it in 1/2 be sure that you note that the bottom 1/2 includes a sliding vent. You open it in nice weather and close it in bad weather. The top 1/2 will be just plain (nearly unbreakable, scratch resistant) window material.

Why not try the full window? You might like it ;)

Didn't know it was vented on bottom ,,havn't seen any pictures of it ,only the infra commecial..
I am not sure I need a full window up here in the north west out in the tall timber wooded area .
If I were in the dessert sand or dunes or in the open country I could see it being very needed ..
So I was hoping I could get a partial window to protect the face while going through low lying limbs and such ,,then it would serve me well and also cut the cost. Another thing is I would build my own window surround that would fastened it to the artic cat .
Ideas are appreciated as like I said I don't know it all and you good folks with experience can for sure enlighten me with what you have found out about the pros and cons on this issue of what to buy for a window that fits my needs .. thx again
 
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