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Bomar Hatch in main cabin

Dec 25, 2018
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ODay 34 262 Galesville MD
I have a 1984 34 ft and want to replace the lens on my Bomar hatch above the main cabin. I haven't taken it out as yet and was wondering if anyone knows the thickness of the lens itself.
 
Feb 21, 2013
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Hunter 46 Point Richmond, CA
Suggest removing it and taking it to retail acrylic plastic supplier to measure thickness with a caliper and order a replacement of same size and thickness.
 
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Jul 26, 2009
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You could call Tony at Select Plastics (aka hatchmasters.com) and he'd probably know off the top of his head. Likely supply you the lens as well. No affiliation, just a happy customer.
 
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Dec 25, 2018
24
ODay 34 262 Galesville MD
Thanks for the good advice all around. Snowing here today and staying warm by the fire.
 
Jan 22, 2008
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Oday 30 Stamford CT
If the plastic is only hazy from the sun you can rub the plastic with a wax with a cleaner or use a fine compound and will be able to bring the finish back to almost new. I use the Collinite #870 cleaner/wax on mine and it works great.
 
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Jan 27, 2008
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ODay 35 Beaufort, NC
Auto stores sell a kit to restore faded headlight lenses. It comes with a compound and an application pad. Works pretty good on the plastic in the hatches. I did my v-berth hatch last year and was happy with the result.