- Thanks to everyone who responded to my message. I will most likely
get the Mar resistant. I am still deciding on the tint. I did
substitute wood for the above deck & after deck area glass. this
should save me a little. I figured I could always add glass later if
I think I need and use the exsisting wood as a frame with smaller
and maybe thinner lexan pieces.
Bob I have been waiting to see new photos on your site. Thanks again
--- In email@example.com, "Bob larkin" <boblark@...> wrote:
> My experience with 1/4-inch polycarbonate was about the same as
> Doug's. Except, I bought 2 and 1/2 sheets, which fits BW2 with a
> couple of minor adjustments (plan it carefully!). I got it from a
> wholesale supply. They sold a half sheet at half of the full
> A couple of items to be aware of. For extra mney, they supply it
> a hard coating that is listed for some manufacturers as "Mar
> Resistant." This coating is claimed to have some extra UV
> resistance, but I have never sen any numbers (anyone have data?).
> went for this coating. Also, you need to decide tint/no-tint. I
> up tinting only the top. But, I don't live in an area with the Sun
> intensity Doug has.
> Good luck, Don.
> Bob Larkin
> Corvallis, Oregon
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "oarmandt" <oarman89@> wrote:
> > I bought mine from Hughes Supply in Lakeland, FL. I could not
> > cheap though. Three sheets, 4'x8', lightly tinted, 1/4" thick,
> > about $500. This was pre-Katrina, so expect higher prices now.
> > was enough left over to recover from mistakes on 1 or 2 panels,
> > needed.
> > Doug
> > ---