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Old 08-01-2004, 02:21 PM   #15
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Welded together. Which designer thought that was a good Idea? So far it looks like breaking the inner window is the only option. Live in Canada and the exchange rate is a killer ($200 becomes $250 to $300). Thanks for the advise it is most appreciated.
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Old 08-01-2004, 04:39 PM   #16
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I have also looked at this from almost every angle. It truly seems that breaking the glass is the only option. I will be breaking mine out during this week. I sure hop that the inner pane is the only one that I break. Those replacement windows are priced really high.................
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Old 08-01-2004, 05:59 PM   #17
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Invest in an automatic center punch (can be found at HD) to make breaking out the inner pane easier and not have to worry about breaking the outer pane. Did 5 windows on my trailer (also did the door window and front curved wing window) and all came out great - so far....

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Old 08-01-2004, 08:07 PM   #18
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Bluegirl and John G,

Invest in an automatic center punch (can be found at HD) to make breaking out the inner pane easier and not have to worry about breaking the outer pane. Did 5 windows on my trailer (also did the door window and front curved wing window) and all came out great - so far....

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Still be careful! that is what I was using and still managed to break the outer window.

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Old 08-01-2004, 10:11 PM   #19
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Invest in an automatic center punch (can be found at HD) to make breaking out the inner pane easier and not have to worry about breaking the outer pane. Did 5 windows on my trailer (also did the door window and front curved wing window) and all came out great - so far....

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If you mean the spring loaded center punch that you just push until it clicks, that is what I have and will use. I am going out there tonight to start on those so I guess I will have a report on that later on.
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If you mean the spring loaded center punch that you just push until it clicks, that is what I have and will use. I am going out there tonight to start on those so I guess I will have a report on that later on.
Yes, John. That is what I mean. It took about 10 "hits" before mine acutally broke, but when it did, it went perfect. I also covered the inside pane with clear packaging tape so I could see what was happening, while also preventing any potential glass blowing my way.
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Went to Home Depot yesterday and no automatic hole punch (that's Canada ay). The only one they had had a very sharp point on it and didn't look at all suitable for the job. Husband had the idea of using a diamond tip drill and just drill through the inside pane. Think I will keep him away from this job. If he does that I still won't able to clean or seal the gd things. We had a real gully washer of a down pour last night and only 1 little leak above one of the vista views must find proper sealent and do above all windows. Onward and upward
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Yes, John. That is what I mean. It took about 10 "hits" before mine acutally broke, but when it did, it went perfect. I also covered the inside pane with clear packaging tape so I could see what was happening, while also preventing any potential glass blowing my way.
The tape is a great idea. Helps keep the glass from going all over.
I broke the first one. Roadside Front... All the glass came out nice. I scraped it off. Then I used a knife to cut away the rest of the seal. I am going to break another one or maybe both that are left if I get time tonight. Then it is on to the front wings. Hate the thought of breaking those. I have mosture in-between and it looks like thats the only way. Bad thing there is if you happen to break both and can't get a replacement, then your stuck buying 2 cause as I understand it the new ones are solar gray........................
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