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Old 04-15-2010, 02:41 PM   #1
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Anybody know where and/or how to purchase pantograph action windshield wiper arms that fit a 3/8" motor post. My boat is a 1987 Marine Trader. I found "THE"*arm on a Taiwan manufacturer's web site but can get no response from the company? The original arm was made by Wuusong in Taiwan.
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RE: Windshield wiper arm

Hamilton Marine http://www.hamiltonmarine.com/ carries pantographs, and I am sure there are other companies. Don't know about the post size.
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Old 04-19-2010, 11:29 PM   #3
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You may find this supplier to be good.

http://www.imtra.com/product/marine_wipers.htm

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Old 04-19-2010, 11:49 PM   #4
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RE: Windshield wiper arm

In the US, Fisheries Supply in Seattle (on-line catalog at http://www.fisheriessupply.com/ carries several brands of wiper arms, blades, etc, including AFI and Vetus. West Marine also carries some brands of pantograph wiper arms including AFI. We put an AFI all-stainless pantograph arm on the center windshield section of our boat and have been very happy with it. The Vetus arms might be better made but they're also a lot more expensive.
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Frequently a cheapo source,

www.defender.com/
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Old 05-12-2010, 03:06 PM   #6
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RE: Windshield wiper arm

FF,
Yep In have been finding Defender really good to deal with.
I can purchase items (mostly smaller items up to about 10 kg) from them in the US and have them delivered to Australia in a week and still save considerable dollars on the equivalent Aus purchase.

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Old 05-12-2010, 07:15 PM   #7
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RE: Windshield wiper arm

Thanks to all, but I found the original source for the wiper arm. For anyone in need it is TopEarth Products in Taiwan; e-mail joyce@topearth.com.tw which is the link to the original WuuSong group that produced the windshield wiper arms in Taiwan for most Taiwan built trawlers. Thanks for the help.
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