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Old 03-03-2012, 04:16 PM   #1
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Replacing window glass in '50s Airstream

What type of glass is installed in 50's Airstreams? Is it standard tempered glass? any recommendations on a source?

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Old 03-03-2012, 04:52 PM   #2
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I believe I used 1/8 " tempered glass. Just bought it locally from a glass/mirror store. would definitely spend extra and get tempered.

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Old 03-03-2012, 06:18 PM   #3
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Airstream used standard pane glass through 1965. 1966 was the first year of tempered glass.
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Old 03-03-2012, 07:36 PM   #4
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Hey zgears
For safeties sake replace the single strength glass with 1/8 tempered glass. Your glass shop will have to custom order it, but it only takes a couple of days.
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