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Old 03-01-2018, 12:14 PM   #1
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Has anyone tried these skylights on Ebay?

https://www.ebay.com/i/331513761292?chn=ps

Very good price and are clearly pretty strong, judging by the picture. Should fit nicely in the exit hatch.
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Old 03-01-2018, 12:51 PM   #2
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https://www.ebay.com/i/331513761292?chn=ps

Very good price and are clearly pretty strong, judging by the picture. Should fit nicely in the exit hatch.
unless your exit hatches are different than all I've seen before they are 7" too narrow and would require extensive reframing.
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Old 03-01-2018, 12:57 PM   #3
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Yes, would fit nicely "through" the exit hatch.
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Some of the marine hatches, at about $300 each, fit the 24x24 hole with a small bit of adjustment. Apparently they're about 1/8" to wide which can be fixed.
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Old 03-01-2018, 07:00 PM   #5
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https://www.ebay.com/i/331513761292?chn=ps

Very good price and are clearly pretty strong, judging by the picture. Should fit nicely in the exit hatch.
Maybe, but are they UV stable? If not you gonna have a wet skoolie...

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I ordered one from the manufacture earlier this week. Probably will install as soon as I get it. Defiantly will make a video for the YouTube channel doing it.
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Maybe, but are they UV stable? If not you gonna have a wet skoolie...

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The ad is a bit disingenuous.

Lexan is polycarbonate. Lexan is merely a trade name.

Polycarbonates have a moderate resistance to UV light, but they will all degrade over time. The important bit is "how much time".

A thick poly item will retain its strength for a good many years, and they can be coated to further resist UV light.
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Old 03-01-2018, 08:06 PM   #8
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The ad is a bit disingenuous.

Lexan is polycarbonate. Lexan is merely a trade name.

Polycarbonates have a moderate resistance to UV light, but they will all degrade over time. The important bit is "how much time".

A thick poly item will retain its strength for a good many years, and they can be coated to further resist UV light.
Good deal...lexan is really tough stuff...

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Old 03-02-2018, 06:06 PM   #9
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unless your exit hatches are different than all I've seen before they are 7" too narrow and would require extensive reframing.
The holes from my hatches are 25.5 rib edge to rib edge. The holes that are pre-drilled on the skylight should line up along the first line of rivets. I may have to do some work to get it to seal over the different height in the bus skin, but I think these should fit without any reframing. I've already covered over my hatches with 18ga galvanized sheet. just need to cut a hole for the skylight.
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I ordered one from the manufacture earlier this week. Probably will install as soon as I get it. Defiantly will make a video for the YouTube channel doing it.
Awesome! Please let us know how it goes.
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