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Old 01-13-2018, 06:42 AM   #1
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Hehr windows

On my 1954 Whale Tail I have enlarged the curb side closet to accommodate a toilet, turned out great and looks original, but I would like to add a window. The other windows are Hehr, 9" overall height, 6 3/8 glass size, does anyone know where I might buy such a window? width does not matter, as I plan on narrowing it to 12".
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Old 01-13-2018, 02:46 PM   #2
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Watch Ebay, Airstream and Vintage trailers. The windows were used on many trailer brands in that time frame.

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On my 1954 Whale Tail I have enlarged the curb side closet to accommodate a toilet, turned out great and looks original, but I would like to add a window. The other windows are Hehr, 9" overall height, 6 3/8 glass size, does anyone know where I might buy such a window? width does not matter, as I plan on narrowing it to 12".
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Old 01-24-2018, 05:37 AM   #3
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Yes, I have had an ebay search for over a year, and have called all the vintage trailer used parts people I know, some one has to have one!
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Old 01-24-2018, 06:25 AM   #4
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Picture?

I have a bunch of old camper stuff around. Can you share a picture of the Hehr style window you are searching for?
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On my 1954 Whale Tail I have enlarged the curb side closet to accommodate a toilet, turned out great and looks original, but I would like to add a window. The other windows are Hehr, 9" overall height, 6 3/8 glass size, does anyone know where I might buy such a window? width does not matter, as I plan on narrowing it to 12".
The window and backframe can be fabricated from flat stock .025/.032 aluminum. 2024T3 won't work, it's too hard and will crack but 3003 is widely available and works nice. I've made a few of these. The extrusion and cranks are available from Vintage Trailer Supply. The rolled hinge is a horrible part to create, consider using a piano hinge hidden on the backside.

Contact a local sheet metal shop and see if they can cut/fold up the pieces for you by copying one of your existing windows.
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Old 01-24-2018, 06:54 PM   #6
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I am posting pics of the existing windows, I believe they are called "Hehr standard". I have considered reproducing one, but it will be so much easier to narrow a larger one. I have an aluminium tech that could cut them apart and you would not be able to find the seam!
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I think I have a handle on some 6x18 New Old Stock

I'm planning on the same remodel. These have the lever pull out, not crank. I'm pretty certain these are the model used for the year you're looking.
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So you have one I could buy?
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I'll know next week and keep you informed

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So you have one I could buy?
He's at a show right now.
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