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Installing New Windows- Followup
I received a lot of advice on installing new windows in my Cal-22. Well, they are in and look great!!! I used the Dow Corning 739 adhesive (not the 795) along with the DC adhesion promotor and prep'd the window openings of any left over adhesive, glue, etc. The 739 worked great with the Lexan windows. It does get a bit gooey but the cleanup is pretty easy.
Because the windows are not held in place with thru bolts I was concerned about holding the windows in place for 24-hours while they set. I put on a good helping of the 739 directly to the fiberglass. Once the windows were placed, they held immediately. A few days later I added another bead of 739 to the outside of the windows, so there are two beads: one on the inside of the window where it attaches to the boat, and one on the outside of the window.
They look really nice. Thought you would like to know how it turned out.