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Old 10-07-2007, 08:23 PM   #15
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here are pictures of my window seals. I dont think i can just cover them over with vulkem. i think i will have to cut some of the seal away in orsed for it to look good.
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Put some Vulkem in the window sash.

Push the gasket in place and hold it there with duct tape.

When that cures out, then install the Vulkem over the entire gasket.

A little trickey, but it will work.

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Old 10-10-2007, 10:18 PM   #16
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Put some Vulkem in the window sash.

Push the gasket in place and hold it there with duct tape.

When that cures out, then install the Vulkem over the entire gasket.

A little trickey, but it will work.

Andy
Assume it won’t work.

Any other alternatives? Or just vulkum?
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Old 05-12-2013, 08:46 PM   #17
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window gasket still a problem

This old thread addresses a problem I currently have - same gasket problem as shown in the photos above. Has their been any solution to develop over the years? If I have to disassemble the frame, can the rivets be bucked without damaging the glass?

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This old thread addresses a problem I currently have - same gasket problem as shown in the photos above. Has their been any solution to develop over the years? If I have to disassemble the frame, can the rivets be bucked without damaging the glass?

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Within reason, you won't break the glass.

Use aircraft type tools for the riveting.

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This old thread addresses a problem I currently have - same gasket problem as shown in the photos above. Has their been any solution to develop over the years? If I have to disassemble the frame, can the rivets be bucked without damaging the glass?

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Alan.

Taking thw window apart won't do much good. The window gasket is not for sale by Airstream.

It's much easier to just cut the gasket away, and then run a bead of smooth Sikaflex where the gasket used to be.

That saves a bunch of time, is easy to do, costs very little, and has no risks.

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Thanks, Andy. I'll get started on that repair. Btw, I was surprised by the amount of water that gets trapped inside the frame from that gap in the vinyl gasket.

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