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Anyone Using A 7Jurock Windshield?

Figuring that there just HAD to be another windscreen offering besides the usual two or three that get all the press, I stumbled upon an interesting custom manufacturer going under the name of 7Jurock. (http://www.7jurock.com/store/index.p...&productId=331) They seem to offer quite a selection of screens for several different bikes, but the one for the LT appears to be quite intriguing: Hand-polished and finished, available in 1" increments from 17-28", and clear or tint. Starting at $170. Anyone have any experience with these? I'm considering a 25" with a grey tint. Hmmmmm.

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Re: Anyone Using A 7Jurock Windshield?

It's acrylic. Plenty of prior threads on polycarbonate vs. acrylic, with a search
<http://www.bmwlt.com/forums/showthread.php?t=59457>
I went with the polycarbonate.
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Am aware of the polycarbonate vs acryllic debate. I like the range of height choices and the idea that I can get it in a grey tint. Just want to know if anyone is using one and what they think about it.

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Re: Anyone Using A 7Jurock Windshield?

I've never seen a review... not saying there's anything wrong with them. Except...

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I've never seen a review... not saying there's anything wrong with them. Except...

(mouth now sealed shut with 3M brand UV resistant outdoor rated duct tape)
Sorry, but Ron started it:

I've read the debates about polycarbonate windscreens vs. acrylic, glass, Saran wrap, plywood, etc., and I've always wondered: Do we know if anyone has actually been hurt by the sharp edges resulting from a broken acrylic windscreen? Not that it hasn't or couldn't happen, I just don't recall seeing anything about it. I can personally testifiy that a broken acrylic windscreen does, in fact, create nasty-looking sharp-edged pieces and I would not want one to be slicing through my body... but I still have an acrylic windscreen.



I do hope you get some info on this product. I'd be curious to see one and try it out.

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Re: Anyone Using A 7Jurock Windshield?

peeling off tape momentarily...

I don't think ER's keep records of the exact cause of a gaping, blood gushing wound in your chest that requires extraordinary, heroic efforts to close with a hundred stitches. My bet is the paramedics would have probably removed it and applied constant compression by the time you get there. That's if you're exceptionally lucky. If a major artery gets diced it is game, set and match in less than 30 seconds.

The chart would probably note: "fell off motorcycle and impaled by foreign object".

Ya' just gotta ask yourself why has BMW has been making their OEM windshields out of polycarbonate since at least 1979? That's what my Airhead has on it.

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Ron;I really can not believe if guys and gals were getting sliced up with the windshields;
That would not make a pretty good news story for them;and plus if the insurance companys had a clue of it happen like yousay;none of us would be allowed to put acrylic shield on.
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Acrylic vs Polycarbonate is a choice, like helmets.

Having had a few too many accidents on motorcycles, I chose to ride with a helmet, and with polycarbonate windshields.

There are a couple drawbacks with polycarbonate, softer and easier to scratch (thus the scratch resistant coating on the LT shields, which can cause fogging), harder to make REALLY clear like acrylic. Acrylic polishes easily, Polycarbonate not so easy.

I almost always looked OVER the top of the shield, so the less clear shield was not a problem for me.

Polycarbonate WILL break, but not shatter in many pieces. My last big accident, when the bike and I tumbled down I-8 near Gila Bend at over 70 MPH, broke the polycarbonate windshield into two large pieces. I have a picture somewhere, but cannot find it right now.

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Ron: We all understand----in spades----your unwavering preference of PC over Acryllic shields, and I think that most of the Members respect your opinion. This, despite the fact that both types are offered, sold, used as OE on different brands of motorcycle, and are DOT and, I believe, European rated.

It's simply a matter of preference. And I know of NO biker who engages in the sport while at the same time fretting about whether or not he'll be impaled by his windscreen. Riding is an inherently risky activity and anyone who rides on a regular basis makes a conscious choice to assume that risk.

My point being: You prefer to ride with a PC shield and no other. Other members, myself included, are not so inflexible. There's room for both points of view here, and I'm sure that both will be lobbed back and forth for a long time to come.

(Now, if they'd start paving the streets with feathers, to lessen the chance of road rash.....I'm there!)

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Ron ;I am just having fun with you ;just saying you hit somebody in back end or for any other reason you are flung forward;;I much better off with the windshield braking off;;than getting my neck broke on the polycarbonate
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By the way I do ride with helmet on.
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Any Questions !!!!!!!!!!!!

I like my V- Stream's and see no reason to experiment with acrylic.

Too many other factors trying to harm me when I ride to add this to the list.

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Ron ;I am just having fun with you ;just saying you hit somebody in back end or for any other reason you are flung forward;;I much better off with the windshield braking off;;than getting my neck broke on the polycarbonate
You do not have to worry on the LT. The windshield mount is designed so that the shield pops forward quite easily if hit from the rear. Another BMW safety feature built in.

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Acrylic vs Polycarbonate is a choice, like helmets.
Agree. Last summer's Arkansas run, was on about a lane and half road, blind corner and scared up a buzzard off a road kill that just about didn't make it out of the way. I'll take my chances on bouncing the buzzard up and over with the polycarbonate rather than wearing it.

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So - does anyone have experience with a 7 Jurock windscreen or not???

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Sort of what I was trying to ascertain......

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Apparently not. Or, if they are, they're not willing to admit it. Maybe I'll have to be the one to blaze this trail.

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Figuring that there just HAD to be another windscreen offering besides the usual two or three that get all the press, I stumbled upon an interesting custom manufacturer going under the name of 7Jurock. (http://www.7jurock.com/store/index.p...&productId=331) They seem to offer quite a selection of screens for several different bikes, but the one for the LT appears to be quite intriguing: Hand-polished and finished, available in 1" increments from 17-28", and clear or tint. Starting at $170. Anyone have any experience with these? I'm considering a 25" with a grey tint. Hmmmmm.

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Do a "search" this subject was discussed last post Jan. 28th, 2011 Title "New 7 Jurock LT Windshield"

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Did that. If you look closely, it was started by one Member who made it sound like he was a shill for 7Jurock. Then a lot of flaming after that. Not exactly the 'unbiased' opinion I'm looking for.

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This discussion was opened just on time, I saw on eBay
Compatible windscreen What do you think... does it worth ?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Slipstreamer...30879088927%26
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.177 is pretty thin at least the ceebailys are a 1/4" thick.

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Apparently not. Or, if they are, they're not willing to admit it. Maybe I'll have to be the one to blaze this trail.
We'd all appreciate your trying the product out for awhile and letting us know if this a good alternative. Good luck.

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I purchased one for a Kawasaki Vulcan I owned and I just order one for my K1200LT. The windshields are high quality and I was very pleased with the workmanship.
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.177 is pretty thin at least the ceebailys are a 1/4" thick.
I sure would not put a 0.177" thick windshield on the LT! That is a ridiculously thin shield for something this large, and the speeds the LT will run. A "barn door" size shield like this certainly needs to be thicker.

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I purchased one for a Kawasaki Vulcan I owned and I just order one for my K1200LT. The windshields are high quality and I was very pleased with the workmanship.
Interesting choice for first-ever post for new member, just coincidence, or perhaps perception pre-biased by this entry, found at #21, above:

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Did that. If you look closely, it was started by one Member who made it sound like he was a shill for 7Jurock. Then a lot of flaming after that. Not exactly the 'unbiased' opinion I'm looking for.

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Dang duct tape fell off again...

A few of observations and 2 cent opinions:

1. Acrylic windshields are MUCH easier - and quicker - to fabricate than polycarbonate. Perhaps David could chime in here since he's an engineer and has extensive professional knowledge about this.

2. Acrylic base stock is MUCH less expensive than polycarbonate. Acrylic windshields are MUCH less expensive than polycarbonate, and much more numerous in the market place. While they may be OEM on some of the (sniff) less expensive bikes that does not necessarily mean they are any good in the first place. Bean counters rule production lines. I DO like that fact that you can polish acrylic, but quite frankly with the advent of excellent hard coating for polycarbonate this is no longer an issue. Acrylic is also much easier to cut down and flame polish, so modyfing a taller windshield is actually a DIY for just about anyone with decent skills. Not so with polycarbonate. BTW, uncoated polycarbonate CAN be successfully polished, but it takes more skill and special compounds. One of my good friends, a crew chief for National Guard F-16 pilots, does it all the time.

3. As far as I know there are no FMVSS (Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards) for motorcycle windshields like there are for cars. I'm not familiar with what a DOT standard is, but I don't believe it means a whole lot when it comes to specific testing and certification for safety. The FAA also has specific safety standards for windshields, they can be made from all sorts of laminated plastics and even glass - just depends what the manufacturer prefers and the specific mission of the aircraft.

4. Looking at this information from a rather skeptical viewpoint, it would seem that this would allow a lot of "shops" to engage in the motorcycle windshield manufacturing business with a rather low entry threshold, consumer be damned. Thin windshields, no matter what they are made of are just not going to have the inherent rigidity that thicker ones are. I'm not an engineer, but I do know that for every specific increase in wind speed loading goes up geometrically to some pretty astounding pressures. With their excellent aerodynamics LT's are capable of prolonged high speed travel. I'm talking 100 mph all day long, and indeed mine seems more comfortable and planted ABOVE 80 mph. There are VERY few bikes that can do this with any degree of comfort, and this alone - for me - calls for using the very best plastic for protection from hits of any sort. In addition, a tiny rock ejected from a spinning tire in front of you at 25 mph would become a more like a bullet at 100 mph. I used the example of a small rock since we've ALL been nailed by them at one time whether in a car or on a bike.

5. Over 44 years of riding bikes on the street I've been hit by miscellaneous hard shelled insects, small rocks, a Robin that felt like someone threw a hardball at me, and a 5 lb. smooth river rock that was dislodged from between the dual tires of a semi traveling at high speed. I didn't have a windshield for the small impacts, but they all left marks and a long memory etched in my brain. The river rock caught my OEM BMW windshield square in the middle and was deflected. I'm sure it would have killed me either by direct impact or by knocking me off the bike if it wasn't there. I've owned a Chevy one ton dually since 1987, and I have literally had smaller rocks wedged between the tires MANY times that require deflation - or a crow bar - to remove them. I can't image how fast that rock would be ejected (perhaps a couple of hundred miles per hour?) when the wheel is spinning thousands of times per minute at freeway speeds.

6. Why aren't motorcycle helmets made from acrylic? Many are made from polycarbonate.

7. Knowing the above, I have to harken back to my favorite Dirty Harry saying: "Do you feel lucky, punk?"

All of this blathering won't help the OP make a decision if the product he wants to buy is worth the money. For me personally another $100.00 or so is well worth the peace of mind that I may not become a statistic one day. It's a free country, but as I've gotten older and wiser I also more and more believe that you do indeed get what you pay for.

I wonder if Super Glue will hold that duct tape on any better? It works great with acrylic!
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Interesting choice for first-ever post for new member, just coincidence, or perhaps perception pre-biased by this entry, found at #21, above:



A salient observation sir, but at least perhaps we'll have one unbiased review to look forward to soon since he "just order one". From my recollection it's been years since anyone has come out with a new design.

I would love to see additional pictures of one mounted on an LT - except for the one shown on the website.

I'm also really confused by their statement:

...follows the same lines and contours on each side as the BMW (OEM) original windscreen, however it doesn't pull back down as much as the original, instead pulls back up about 2" more than the OEM away from the rider, offering excellent body protection.

Huh?
Maybe I'm just dense, but I really don't have clue what they are talking about...


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Re: Anyone Using A 7Jurock Windshield?

Ron: I, too had to read that "lines and contours" description a few times before I got what I think was the gist of the description. To me, it's saying that, unlike the OEM shield which has a curve which bows back toward the rider at the top edge, the 7J shield places itself a bit more upright, so that the top edge is farther away from the operator's face....I think.

Oh, and just for some interesting reading when you're having trouble falling asleep one night, here are the FMVSS 205 requirements for cycle windscreens, for which the testing and certifications can be found in ANSI/SAE Z 26.1-1996 (amended in 2007) the text of which is here:

http://www.interautoglass.org/conten...nsi_z26_11.pdf

Maybe I'll just endeavor to have my stock screen tinted and save myself the hassle....

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I read this as the manufacturer being too cheap to build a compound curve mold, and only curving it left to right, which would cause the top to be further forward than stock. Really CHEAP bastards.

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A salient observation sir, but at least perhaps we'll have one unbiased review to look forward to soon since he "just order one". From my recollection it's been years since anyone has come out with a new design.

I would love to see additional pictures of one mounted on an LT - except for the one shown on the website.

I'm also really confused by their statement:

...follows the same lines and contours on each side as the BMW (OEM) original windscreen, however it doesn't pull back down as much as the original, instead pulls back up about 2" more than the OEM away from the rider, offering excellent body protection.

Huh?
Maybe I'm just dense, but I really don't have clue what they are talking about...

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Dang duct tape fell off again...

A few of observations and 2 cent opinions:

1. Acrylic windshields are MUCH easier - and quicker - to fabricate than polycarbonate. Perhaps David could chime in here since he's an engineer and has extensive professional knowledge about this.
Yes, far easier to work with acrylic. Polycarbonate was developed for far better shock resistance, and is used in many areas where shock/breakage is a problem.
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2. Acrylic base stock is MUCH less expensive than polycarbonate. Acrylic windshields are MUCH less expensive than polycarbonate, and much more numerous in the market place. While they may be OEM on some of the (sniff) less expensive bikes that does not necessarily mean they are any good in the first place. Bean counters rule production lines. I DO like that fact that you can polish acrylic, but quite frankly with the advent of excellent hard coating for polycarbonate this is no longer an issue. Acrylic is also much easier to cut down and flame polish, so modyfing a taller windshield is actually a DIY for just about anyone with decent skills. Not so with polycarbonate. BTW, uncoated polycarbonate CAN be successfully polished, but it takes more skill and special compounds. One of my good friends, a crew chief for National Guard F-16 pilots, does it all the time.
Absolutely correct on all accounts. Polycarbonate is much harder to fabricate items from, polishing and adhesive bonding are many times more difficult than Acrylic.

I discussed this with Paige Ortiz of Aeroflow after Don Arthur's Aeroflow broke during one of his monumental rides, and he had to hold onto it with one hand for a few hundred miles until we could replace it with another member's shield when he got to San Diego. I asked Paige why he did not consider using Polycarbonate, and he said that he absolutely could not afford the tooling and processes to do so.

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You know that opinions are all like an a$$hole.........everybody has one.

If you like the way that windshield looks and what it will do for you.....get the bloody thing and tell us all about it later. I have the CB's with the flip and wouldn't have any other.....I love it.

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Oh, and just for some interesting reading when you're having trouble falling asleep one night, here are the FMVSS 205 requirements for cycle windscreens, for which the testing and certifications can be found in ANSI/SAE Z 26.1-1996 (amended in 2007) the text of which is here:

http://www.interautoglass.org/conten...nsi_z26_11.pdf
That's interesting stuff, but my eyes started to



wait for it,



wait for it,



"glaze" over when I started to read it!


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That's interesting stuff, but my eyes started to



wait for it,



wait for it,



"glaze" over when I started to read it!

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I sure would not put a 0.177" thick windshield on the LT! That is a ridiculously thin shield for something this large, and the speeds the LT will run. A "barn door" size shield like this certainly needs to be thicker.

As per website - It is handcrafted from 0.250 (1/4) thick cast military aircraft grade acrylic, specified for optical clarity. The Windshield I installed on my Vulcan was thicker then the original and I needed slightly longer bolts to install.
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Dang duct tape fell off again...

{important stuff trimmed out}

I wonder if Super Glue will hold that duct tape on any better? It works great with acrylic!
It does, except upon impact...

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wait for it,



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I got all excited when I spied teh word "glazed," as I though you were talking about donuts!


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Tony: We must be of the same vintage. It's one of those names that culls the kids from the adults.

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As per website - It is handcrafted from 0.250 (1/4) thick cast military aircraft grade acrylic, specified for optical clarity. The Windshield I installed on my Vulcan was thicker then the original and I needed slightly longer bolts to install.
Sorry, I did not quote any of the post, but I was referring to the eBay one mentioned in post #22 below.

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As per website - It is handcrafted from 0.250 (1/4) thick cast military aircraft grade acrylic, specified for optical clarity. The Windshield I installed on my Vulcan was thicker then the original and I needed slightly longer bolts to install.
I was talking about the Slipstreamer S-120 Replacement Windscreen BMW K1200LT at only .177 thick.

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I was talking about the Slipstreamer S-120 Replacement Windscreen BMW K1200LT at only .177 thick.
My mistake...

I just received my new windshield today and put a nice layer of Plexus on it.
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Good luck Steve;your asking for trouble from the boys on the forum now
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