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Old 09-01-2011, 09:35 AM   #15
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I looked at the ways that are suggested above when the weld broke on my rear window while I was replacing the glass (with Lexan). All it took was one high speed baseball to shatter the original glass!
I tried using an L bracket made of aluminum but couldn't get it to tighten up using aluminum rivets.
Then I remembered that the West System G/Flex epoxy has very good aluminum adhesion properties. I roughed up the channel with 80 grit sandpaper and put in several layers of fiberglass embedded into the G/Flex. Looks and feels like it will never come apart in a million years, and the corner is permanently waterproof too!
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Old 09-05-2011, 08:18 PM   #16
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glazing strips

am replacing the windows with new seal and glazing strips to hold the glass panes in place. I noticed one window along the top the glazing strip wont stay in place. doesn't lock in place like the others. any ideas?

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