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Old 05-21-2016, 08:47 PM   #1
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Windshields and Bugs

A few weeks ago we took our maiden voyage in our new 2016 Georgetown 369XL. The unobstructed view going down the road is spectacular. However, 3/4 of the bug population between PA and VA and back somehow ended up on our windshield. Thus, blocking that spectacular view. On the way back we pulled into a rest stop and SOB Class A pulled in behind us. Out of curiosity, I walked over and looked at their windshield. They must have captured every bug we missed because theirs was covered also. I probably either offended the guy or gave him the impression I was totally insane, when I started laughing hysterically. Unfortunately, he didn't stick around long enough to tell him about my curiosity.

Needless to say, on our next trip to Lowes, we bought a squeegee, cleaning solution and extension rod. This should be on the top of everyone's "Gotta Have" list and I will never leave home without it again.

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Old 05-21-2016, 09:23 PM   #2
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I got one after my first trip too!!! Glad to know I'm not the only one with the worlds best bug catcher!!

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Old 05-28-2016, 10:34 PM   #3
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Ijust treated my windshield and the front with Rejex. Bugs wipe off with a damp paper towel. The Rejex did ok on the windshield but nothing beats Rainx.
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Old 06-04-2016, 11:16 AM   #4
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I seen a class a with a long hose added to his out side shower. He was washing them off with warm water
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Old 06-04-2016, 04:16 PM   #5
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Try using a wet dryer sheet, they come off very easy
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Old 06-06-2016, 08:16 AM   #6
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I use 0000 steel wool to remove bugs from windshield ! It will not scratch glass at all! Use it dry!
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Old 06-07-2016, 07:07 AM   #7
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Ditto on knocking off the bug population on my windshield. I bought all the tools and also look for the long windshield cleaners that are at some of the truck stops along the highways for cleanings while driving. I also found that two good costs of rainx help too.

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