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Old 12-27-2020, 06:11 AM
RV6-KPTW RV6-KPTW is offline
 
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I used a chunk of interior leather (pleather?) cut to fit, with edging and two computer fan covers holding down the center. No movement and no glare.

The edge trim and fan covers are available on Amazon: trim-lock edge trim. 3/16 works better than 1/8. If you live in the area, I have plenty of both and am not sure what to do with them.
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Old 12-27-2020, 07:49 AM
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Get a set of ear seal covers to fit over the gps antena. The one’s for a David Clark work grate.

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I sanded both of my GPS antennae with 400 grit sand paper. It makes for a nice flat finish that reflects no light.

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Old 12-29-2020, 05:07 AM
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Dennis, that's a great suggestion. I ordered a length of 3/32" Trim-Lok, some 0.05" PU faux leather, and a couple of fan covers from Amazon. I imagine I'll need to glue the edge of the faux leather to the Glareshield to slide it into the Trim-Lok. I'm hoping the thicker fabric will lay down without any face along canopy edge. If I lived closer, I would definitely have dropped by to see your installation. Thanks.
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Old 12-30-2020, 05:48 AM
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Marty, just allow 1/2 or so extra of the pleather to hang over the glare shield trailing edge, fold it under, and install the trim over to lock it in place. No need for glue anywhere. I can take a photo later if needed.

I used 60mm computer fan grills from Amazon. Least ugly I could find.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 12-30-2020, 06:24 AM
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I just made my own out of .030” aluminum to fit the computer fan mount screw pattern. Painted flat black and they look like they belong there.

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Old 12-30-2020, 06:53 AM
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I purchased a couple of these from Stein

https://www.steinair.com/product/def...n-cover-plate/
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