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Old 10-04-2012, 08:47 PM   #1
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What to do with the screw holes?

Hi, I am working on 64 Safari. One of the windows frames had separated at the corners and a previous owner screwed a plexiglass cover over the whole window to hold it together. They installed screws all around the window to hold the plexiglass. I intend to get the window frame welded. What can I do with all the screw holes?
Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 10-04-2012, 09:04 PM   #2
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Hi Joe,

Couldn't the welder just weld up the screw holes at the same time he welds the corners of the frame? Should be easy enough.

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Old 10-04-2012, 10:33 PM   #3
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Simply put Olympic rivets in the screw holes.
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Old 10-05-2012, 12:53 AM   #4
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Has anyone tried this product, Alumaweld? I have not yet tried it, but I keep this in my notes.

Aluminum repair kits, repair any aluminum metal by welding with a Propane Torch - Alumiweld

I wonder if the holes can be filled and then lightly filed, and then sanded, or something to this effect. Don't want to hijack this thread, but interested in a comments from someone who has tried this product.
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Old 10-05-2012, 05:01 AM   #5
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Put the screws back with dabs of Sikaflex 221 before and after.

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Old 10-05-2012, 07:47 AM   #6
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thanks for the ideas. I think I will try and have the welder fill the holes.
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