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Old January 3rd, 2013, 10:57 AM
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I am trying see what the demand is for a Drop Curtain is. I have had a few people reach out to me to make a few up.

I am thinking that they will be priced around $175, they will have double wall construction, with a 1/4" of insulation. The insulation will not hold water, mildew or rot. The insulation will act as a sound barrier along with helping retain some heat. Please let me know if you are interested as I would rather build a handful instead of 1 at a time.
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Old January 14th, 2013, 01:46 PM
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bumpity....

I worked with Josh over the weekend on this and have an idea of what I want to make.

I have a rough pattern and will make 1 prototype this week. We will test fit Saturday.

I am going to price these at $200, they will be insulated with "bubble" insulation, made with 2 layers of fabric and come with a bag, they should be tighter, and reduce noise and, drafts, and hold the heater better than other designs.

Please let me know if anybody is interested, if not I will just make up 3-4 and put them in the for sale section.
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Old January 14th, 2013, 04:35 PM
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I'll be fitting this curtain this coming weekend and will probably test it on the drive up and event at at Winter Romp next month and let others use it while I'm there. The high grade foam sandwiched between the layers of fabric should be a huge improvement over anything anyone has seen before, and the way it was designed should allow for greater versatility for those who actually like to recline their seat a little.
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Would they work in a 110 5 door as well?
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Would they work in a 110 5 door as well?
Do you have an internal cage?
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Pattern is cut, will make 1st prototype fittest fit this weekend. I will have 2 layers of this material that will sandwich bubble type foam. The straps will be Velcro. This is not a copy but an improvement of one design. We have incorporated about 10 changes.

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Do you have an internal cage?
In my dreams I do, so I'll guess that it won't work.
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Tom I'm interested in one of these. Would like to see one at our next meet up if possible.
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Tom I'm interested in one of these. Would like to see one at our next meet up if possible.

I need to get this finished in the next couple weeks. It has been very busy at work.
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I'm interested in one of these. Please let me know when you are ready to deliver.

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I am Interested as well. Color choices?

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I worked on this a little this morning. This is going to be my pattern after checking it on Josh's truck tomorrow. A couple questions. Do you like the 100 percent sealed look (look at the fabric welds? Or do you like a sewn look with an edge binding?

I am going to make a run of 10 of these over the next two weeks. I need to order window material.

The material is 18 ounce (semi truck tarp material). It's two layers so it won't flop around as much. More pics to follow

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Will there be a clear window? Is this specific to the NAS or will it work in my ex-MoD 90?

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Will there be a clear window? Is this specific to the NAS or will it work in my ex-MoD 90?

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It will have a clear window. I want to be able to weld it in but if I can't it will be sewn in. On Monday morning I am going to test the welds. I went into work this morning (factory closed) and couldn't find our window material. I am sure the sewers know where it is. That is why the first one looks rough. There is no lefty scissors and I can't sew. I am just the sales guy. The final product will be done by the professionals.


I would need pics of your B hoop and know how far it is from the back seat brackets to make it work. I can be generous with velcro straps and you can do the final trimming of the straps. I can also match any mil greens you have in the truck.
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Old August 10th, 2013, 07:07 PM
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Do either of these pictures show what you need to see?

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I would need pics of your B hoop and know how far it is from the back seat brackets to make it work. I can be generous with velcro straps and you can do the final trimming of the straps. I can also match any mil greens you have in the truck.
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Is there a galvanized hoop just behind your head. If so I can do this easily.
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Old August 10th, 2013, 07:16 PM
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There is a heavy black (not galvanized) hoop/roll bar immediately behind our heads. I need to dig through our pictures to find better details.

Picture 007.jpg shows the roll bar is at the back side of the bulkhead behind the seats.

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This may help. Forgive my boy playing but behind him you can see the roll bar (big back 2" steel). About 4" in front of it is a galvy hoop in my 110.

Seems like having the curtain on the roll bar would be better.
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You guys with older 90's all probably have those bulkheads behind the front seats like Josh's photo shows. Those'll be great for helping to keep the warm air (in the Winter) up front with the drop curtain in place to seal the top portion.
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I think in the foreground of this pic you can see that forward most galvy hoop is too far forward for a curtain.
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