What is the best UV shield

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What is the best UV shield

Post by DavidCook » May 1st, 2013, 3:47 pm

Please rate the rain and uv shield you use most.

UV Sun Shield, 8" x 16“, delta kits, $30.61
Equalizer® Rock Star, equalizer, $17.95
UV Blocker, glasweld, $24.95
Bubble Dome UV Shield, delta kits, $77.25
Scorpion Flex Tool - Dual Arm, delta kits $88.67
Scorpion Flex Tool, delta kits, $20.40
RainBlocker, glasweld, $69.95
Sun Screen, aegis, $16.75
Sun Shade, uswindshieldrepair , $75
Advertising Umbrella, liquidresin, $104.96
UV Sun Shade, glass techn, $19.95
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Re: What is the best UV shield

Post by usmc68 » May 1st, 2013, 5:01 pm

The LR umbrella is a great tool, cools the glass and tech. Do not mount it close to the damage. It is not a UV shield.
I have used their amber UV shield for around 15 years.
I don't work outside when it looks like rain, so no huge dome for me.
Delta tools and resin only, and definately get the new UV curing flashlight with stand.
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Re: What is the best UV shield

Post by screenman » May 1st, 2013, 10:47 pm

I do not have space in the car for a dome and have used the Delta or the same 8 x 16 for over 25 years.
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Re: What is the best UV shield

Post by bill lambeth » May 2nd, 2013, 4:13 am

9 years with black towels!
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Re: What is the best UV shield

Post by benswindshieldrepair » May 4th, 2013, 12:20 am

I use the Delta UV shields with great results. I use their dome in rain. I recently purchased the shield that accompanies the Scorpion but I am skeptical about it but I haven't used it a lot. Good luck!!!
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Re: What is the best UV shield

Post by Mr Bill » May 5th, 2013, 9:26 am

I like the bubble, because you can see clearly what you are working on and you have plenty of room to reach under it to make adjustments to your injector, or to probe crack legs..
Its also an attention getter. People think it looks "high tech".
The bubble does not work well on van, or truck windshields which are almost vertical, since it has a tendency to want to obey gravity and fall off the windshield.
In the case of van, or truck windshields, I use the yellow UV shield, but I find that it is harder to see what I am doing, since everything under it is bathed in yellow light, and I have to lift it out of the way to probe and monitor the progress of stubborn crack legs.
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Re: What is the best UV shield

Post by Chips_Away_Windshield_Repair » May 8th, 2013, 9:21 am

I sware by my golfers UV-blocker umbrella 55+UPF. At $49.95 it shades me as well as my repair. Keeps me cooler, wind generally blows through it unless really strong. I use three large suction cups with wire tyes to hold in place. Two on tyne ends and one on end of handle. ALSO USE THE DELTA KITS SHIELD.!
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Re: What is the best UV shield

Post by kennycrane » September 7th, 2013, 5:06 pm

I prefer the Delta Dome I have a couple of them. Although I wish they had a protective box or some way to keep them from getting all scuffed up, I cannot hardly see thru mine because of that. I trust it more than the others for blocking uv plus I can work under it easier than anything else I've used.

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Re: What is the best UV shield

Post by screenman » September 7th, 2013, 9:19 pm

Kennycrane, you could always polish it like you would a headlight.

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Re: What is the best UV shield

Post by GlassStarz » September 8th, 2013, 1:46 pm

No such thing as The Best One. What works for you is the answer. Big Terry Towels or that Yellow Sheet that comes with my Kit is my answer. I hate that Dome seriously why would you want to crawl up on the Hood of a Semi Truck with that thing? I come in from above to adjust my injector not the side lol And what happens when the suction fails? Does that thing bounce off the Hood of the 100,000 car you are working on? (And to you folks that are going to jump up and down claiming they dont ever fall of get a grip and join the real world) I can understand someone selling one but not someone buying one JMHO :lol:
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