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Forum topic by Walter posted 10-06-2014 09:41 AM 886 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-06-2014 09:41 AM

Topic tags/keywords: acetone plexiglass wall shelf covering lexon acrylic

looking for help on putting a front on 42 feet of wall display shelves that are 6 feet tall in 4 foot sections ( a lage collection of die cast cars) plexiglass is $65/sheet 1/16 thick. Someone suggested plexiglass or acrylic type film that comes in 4 rolls. is there something like Acrylic, acetone, plexiglass, that would would look good and affordable. Once they are completed will not be reopened.

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#1 posted 10-06-2014 12:08 PM

They scratch and turn yellow from the sun, they crack and never look as good as the day you install them. I strongly suggest glass as it can always be cleaned and will never yellow or look opaque. Pay now or regret later.

The doors will be hinged, right? Maybe consider dividing the 4 ft. width in half. Good luck with your project.

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#2 posted 10-06-2014 01:45 PM

Plastics scratch easily even when cleaned witha plastic cleaner polish. Think long term go with glass.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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