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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-08-2017, 09:14 PM Thread Starter
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Screen for my 2015 Versys 650

Fed up with stock screen so made one myself out of a 4mm Perspex.

Perspex was about $35 here in Australia for the 60x60cm sheet.

Have to do some finishing to the edges to smooth them out etc but at 80kph I can ride with my visor up
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Fed up with stock screen so made one myself out of a 4mm Perspex.

Perspex was about $35 here in Australia for the 60x60cm sheet.

Have to do some finishing to the edges to smooth them out etc but at 80kph I can ride with my visor up
Very nice!!! Looks better than a California Scientific screen. For WAY less $$$$!!!!!
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Just used a heat gun, a cardboard postage tube and some rope.

Initial bend by heating the perspex and bending it over the postal tube. Then used the rope wrapped around at 2 locations on the screen to increase the bend as I added heat and more tension.

Bent it to where I wanted it and just left it to cool down for 5 minutes.
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I've made several shields for batwing fairings but never had to heat/bend them. Good job.
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No not really, seems really strange riding with it on compared to the stock screen. It's so much calmer and quieter to ride.

I get some wind noise with my helmet visor down, depending on how high I have the screen set. Guess the visor up cleans the air flow over the top of the helmet.

Might bend a small curved lip into the top of the screen yet to see what that does to the airflow.
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