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OK, got these in the mail on the same day. . .so. ..

On A Ztech Windscreen, I wiped it off with a microfiber cloth
1. On the right side facing the bike, I put RainZip on both sides of the windscrreen.
2. On the left side facing the bike, Moto-Mask

If you are extremely observant. . you can see the bottles for each side, resting on the handlebars.

Left to dry for a few minutes (it's in the 40's here). Result: Moto-mask goes on clear, even with a double coat (both sides). Rainzip immediately forms a cloudy film. What does this mean? Who knows.

Wiped off: Moto-mask is easy to wipe off. Rainzip requires a little bit of body English to get the film off - not a big deal. . .again using a microfiber cloth.

Now out comes the highly technical part: The bike's windscreen is HOSED on the front with cold water for about 10 seconds. Picture is taken. Water seems to be sheeting from the Moto-Mask side, and is clearly beading from the Rain Zip side. What does this mean for riding? Who knows? Will have to try it out in a real rain.

So far, neither one has caused the windshield to crumble into quantum dust or transform into a duck or whatever it might do if it actually was quantum something, which you guys say it isn't anyway.

Science marches on. . . .
 

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A very informative post. On behalf of Carl Segan, Thank You.:goodjob:
Mask or Zip? Do you have a personal preference?
Know the Zip was pricey.

After installing screen, rode slower at first getting used to the wind noise.
Used to it now, ride faster than before without the buffeting on my body.
Not completely sure that's a good thing.
 

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A very informative post. On behalf of Carl Segan, Thank You.:goodjob:
Mask or Zip? Do you have a personal preference?
Know the Zip was pricey.

After installing screen, rode slower at first getting used to the wind noise.
Used to it now, ride faster than before without the buffeting on my body.
Not completely sure that's a good thing.
Clem, I don't have a preference yet, since I haven't tried REAL RAIN yet. . .will let you know. I've always liked the way RainX beads. .. you can ride without wipers and watch the water beads slide up . . .so will see if Rain Zip does the same, or whether, it's just a Beading versus Sheeting preference.

Screens are good; buffeting is bad. I don't think that the speed police will accept faster non-buffeted riding as a loophole on speed limits, though. . . :)
 

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Clem, I don't have a preference yet, since I haven't tried REAL RAIN yet. . .
Hey Doc, thanks for the info,
I think you should ask all your neighbors on the next few blocks, to stay outside with their garden hoses on, you just ride like that is "real rain"
I bet you'll become the cool dude of the neighborhood, at least for the kids, the older may just think you are insane.
 

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Hoshiko. . .you nailed it. . .I live in one of those "I got mine" suburbs where the Women are Bulimics, the Men are Lawyers, and their children are All Above Average. You should see the looks I get from the women driving 7000 pound Toyota Land Crushers to and from their liposuction appointments. My guess is that they would be happy to hose me, but don't have enough hydrochloric acid on hand. . . . :)
 
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