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Old style bubble canopy

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Nov 25, 2007
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As I was having a look at Steen's website I discovered that the canopy kit they propose includes a wrap-around type windshield instead of the classical bubble-style one I want. This is just a preliminary research, as I won't need it before a while, however would some of you guys have an idea about where I could find all the stuff needed to put together a complete sliding bubble canopy with its original S1S rounded windshield ?

For the moment I just had a look to :
- aviat, which still sells the entire stuff except the sliding rails (I will check if the ones available at Spruce might fit); however not really cheap...
- barnstormers : looking for an old canopy to restore... not found yet
- Todd's canopy : I know about him, but as I'm really not comfortable with working plexi, I'd prefer a complete kit

thus for now the only two solutions I can see are buying the aviat's kit and trying to fit Spruce's rails, or buying Steen's kit (as they won't sell separate items) and then adapt a Todd's windshield (or aviat's windshield) on it; both solutions seem expensive and not so simple to me as some items from different manufacturers may not fit perfectly...

Any idea will be greatly appreciated !


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