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Thread: Windshield Shattered
08-12-2013, 06:45 PM #1
A few that were out the TX Jam know but on my way to Trinity only about 50 miles i look back in mirror and noticed Port side glass shattered. I have been in or around boats my whole life and it has never happened to us, i have heard about it happening but rarely. Wife and I spent 3 hours and $12 at the local car wash vacuuming glass out of everywhere and i mean everywhere. It actually scratched the gel coat around the windshield area pretty bad.
I got a quote from dealer today to replace just one side and it is over $1600. Anybody know of any other options to get glass for a boat?2008 22SSV Worlds
08-12-2013, 09:37 PM #2
You're the glass manMatt
08-12-2013, 09:56 PM #3
we met you at the turn in to bethy creek (blue/black Moomba) and was checking in at the same time.
I wanted to ask but I could tell you were still pretty hot. we felt so bad for you. I cant imagine the pit of the stomach feeling that must have induced. glad you guys still made the most of the weekend.
you guys definatly took the hardship award.
I hope you guys can get it all fixed and for a fair price.
08-12-2013, 10:08 PM #4Junior Member
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we could not tell we thought that one side had no glass but we where not sure at all
08-12-2013, 11:55 PM #5
Your deductible will be eaten up at any price so go with the one that can get it done soon and get it done right.1998 Mobius
310 HP PCM
08-13-2013, 08:02 AM #6Senior Member
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Tempered glass is very expensive when it is curved.
I would bet money that there are other boat models with that exact piece of glass.
Maybe the manufacturer (pcw??) could tell you what boats use the same one and you can find one used?Nate
2008 XLV GG (sold)
08-13-2013, 08:23 AM #7
I would consider an insurance claim.
08-13-2013, 08:54 AM #8
If it happened while on the trailer the entire rig should be covered under your auto insurance. That is the story that Progressive, Geico, and USAA have told me from day one, though I've never had to put in a claim for a trailered object. Best of luck, let us know how it turns out!2000 Outback LS
310 Carb Direct Drive
Too many hours restoring exterior from prior negligence to count!
08-13-2013, 10:44 AM #91998 Mobius
310 HP PCM
08-13-2013, 10:53 AM #10
When I was towing my boat and slid on ice into a tree it was the boat insurance that covered me, not car.
I bet state insurance laws determine that one...