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zgears 03-03-2012 04:16 PM

Replacing window glass in '50s Airstream
 
What type of glass is installed in 50's Airstreams? Is it standard tempered glass? any recommendations on a source?

n2batr 03-03-2012 04:52 PM

I believe I used 1/8 " tempered glass. Just bought it locally from a glass/mirror store. would definitely spend extra and get tempered.

overlander63 03-03-2012 06:18 PM

Airstream used standard pane glass through 1965. 1966 was the first year of tempered glass.

Beaker63 03-03-2012 07:36 PM

Hey zgears
For safeties sake replace the single strength glass with 1/8 tempered glass. Your glass shop will have to custom order it, but it only takes a couple of days.
Tim


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