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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 http://www.amazon.com/Dow-Corning-Silicone-Building-Sealant/dp/B000NY76MI
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.
1983 WD Schock Wavelength 24. Production boat limit tester, blue-water bucket owner, with wine taste on a beer budget.