Molded Highlander windshields

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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby danerazz » Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:53 pm

Seriously, somebody needs to pick up the reigns on this. I now dread having to either install the stock windshield or reverse engineer my own for a one-off if I ever have to replace it. I hate to even ask, as I have all kinds of irons in the fire on my own, but if nobody decides to do it, I may have to ask you about buying your equipment and a healthy amount of knowledge.

I am surprised the factory isn’t interested.
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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby stede52 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:34 pm

I do have a couple of Highlander pilots that are interested, I’ll keep the forum posted. :D
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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby danerazz » Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:47 pm

There’s hope!
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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby stede52 » Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:04 pm

I just completed my last run of windshields and I have one that has not been spoken for.
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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby Clark in AZ » Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:53 pm

Received my shipping notice yesterday, thanks Steve! Did you get someone to takeover the business?

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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby stede52 » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:02 pm

Clark in AZ wrote:Received my shipping notice yesterday, thanks Steve! Did you get someone to takeover the business?

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Still working on it, I have a number of pilots interested.
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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby BucF16 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:20 am

This is where I bought my previous Canopies. Maybe they would be interested in your mold and then be a regular supplier.

http://www.airplaneplastics.com
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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby danerazz » Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:21 am

It sure looks like something they would do.
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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby danerazz » Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:26 am

I am just installing my windshield now, mine requires a lot of cutting on the bottom due to my very modified nose to accommodate my engine choice, so now that future windshield availability is in question my pucker factor while cutting/drilling is very high!
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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby Clark in AZ » Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:42 am

Scary stuff! Let us know how it turns out...
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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby stede52 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:42 am

BucF16 wrote:This is where I bought my previous Canopies. Maybe they would be interested in your mold and then be a regular supplier.

http://www.airplaneplastics.com


Bruce, I'll keep it in mind, thanks
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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby stede52 » Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:37 pm

Just wanted to let the forum know that I have one clear windshield left and thats the last of them.
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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby danerazz » Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:10 am

Any update on anybody taking up the reins and making more?
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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby stede52 » Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:25 pm

Molded windshield update:
Kris Griewahn, will be taking on the molded windshield business :D . I'm shipping the mold this week and will be working with Kris to get him up to speed on the process, which shouldn't take long. I'll leave that up to Kris to notify the forum as to when he will be ready to take orders. Thanks again for all your support :)
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Re: Molded Highlander windshields

Postby gkremers » Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:27 pm

Steve,
Just wanted to say thank you again for all the time and effort you put into the windshields. I know I would have been really disappointed if I had to go the factory windshield route.

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