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I need to install some ribbed, polycarbonate clear roof panels. Somewhere I have seen rubber washer screws that have bigger washers so that the plastic panels don't eventually pull through the screws from wind lift.

Can someone direct me to a supplier? I can't find them now-thanks.
 

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PoleBarnsNY said:
Be careful with those panels. Plenty of people have been injured or killed stepping on them and falling thru. I refuse to install them because they are a death trap.
Also, be careful driving. Plenty of people have been injured or killed driving .... :) are you looking for this screw, http://www.roofthings.com/12-Painte...KtFKgEG_UiTVImnj5wzi9mxQmYl8_LcCyixo9tYTw_wcB

Home Depot , http://t.homedepot.com/p/Teks-9-x-1...Head-Roofing-Screws-100-Pack-21404/100188361/
 

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I almost went thru one that so jackho has painted with elasomeric 3 weeks ago while doing A tearoff.
Luckily half my size 13 boot was on a perlin, still a pucker moment fer sure.

5/8s is the largest Id use and he listed them above, buytl tape will stick it down as well
 

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They are by the corrugated panels at the depot. And they work fine. That's why they put them there. Because that's what we use. The washer squishes out a little when you screw them down. Thats prob why you thought they were bigger.

That tape is a necessary evil unless you Overlap the panels more than usual.. pisses me off having to use it.
In fact it pisses me off installing metal period.
 

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I almost went thru one that so jackho has painted with elasomeric 3 weeks ago while doing A tearoff.
Luckily half my size 13 boot was on a perlin, still a pucker moment fer sure.

5/8s is the largest Id use and he listed them above, buytl tape will stick it down as well
Damn man that sucks. I'd have been a goner for sure, I wear a size 6 in men's shoes. Lol. Do you get sick to your stomach every time you think about it? I was measuring a 2 story one day and the roof was a 2 level gable roof, I was on the edge lookin to my left and I had plenty of roof to go but what I didn't realize was the 3 foot strip I was on ended where the sidewalk ran up on the side of the house.. something made me look back just as I was about to step backwards off the 2nd floor.. woulda landed head first on the sidewalk... ugg still makes me sick thinkin about it
 
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