Steverad, The crank handles are pot aluminum, the body of the latch is stainless steel, the catch itself is spring steel and was blued originally. The barrel nut and threaded shaft are brass. The only part that has rust issues is the spring steel catch and the old spring steel clip on the glass. The new clips that are sold by VintageTrailerSupply.com and InlandRV.com are now made of stainless. I used a good mold/mildew remover on my window frames and the used aluminum cleaner followed by aluminum polish and my frames look great! Steve at VTS was supposed to be having new hardware for the window latches manufactured. I have not been looking recently as work has kept me busy. Hope this helps. Happy Trails, Ed
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1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT
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