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post #5 of Old 08-29-2012
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Re: Can't get my windows to stop leaking!

Pry them out, template them in plywood...
buy some acrylic same thickness 1/4" maybe?
buy one of these 3 flute router bits to cut the acrylic with a routerFlush Trim Router Bits 3 Flute - Toolstoday.com - Industrial Quality Carbide Tipped Router Bits
Seal window with adhesive, recommend Dow 795 adhesive
Amazon.com: Dow Corning 795 Silicone Building Sealant - Black: Home Improvement Amazon.com: Dow Corning 795 Silicone Building Sealant - Black: Home Improvement



I am told it's what Catalina uses on their newer boats. Now, I always thought anything silicone based was bad.

Someone posted their results on another board on this very subject, and since my windows leak like a sieve as well, and I have alum frames, I thought I'd ditch the frames, cut out for a new shape, bevel the edges, and do exactly as I describe above this winter.

So I think Faster gives good advice.

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