{Stus-List} Window Replacement

Joseph Bognar jbognar at sympatico.ca
Tue Mar 2 08:59:57 CST 2010


Most of the windows in our boats are structural. I was always under  
the impression that you had to use the two part plexus system. The  
windows on my 1979 30 Mk 1 were screwed in from the factory also.

Joe Bognar

Sent from Joe Bognar


On 2010-03-02, at 9:49 AM, "Gary Nylander" <gnylander at atlanticbb.net>  
wrote:

> When I did the windows on my 30-1 about 12 years ago, as the  
> originals were intact but leaking, I put them back in with three  
> screws on each end, one on top, bottom and in the middle of the  
> curve. It worked for a while, but I didn't use good adhesive and  
> have leaks, so will be re-doing it this month (as soon as it warms  
> up a little). I will add more screws (the boat yard's owner's Cal 40  
> has screws all around the windows and looks good). As the window/ 
> boat bond will be carried mainly by the screws, I am thinking Silka.  
> But, has anybody used the new West self mixing stuff? I think it's  
> called 612....??? Would like comments.
>
> Gary
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "OldSteveH"  
> <oldsteveh at sympatico.ca>
> To: <cnc-list at cnc-list.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2010 9:41 AM
> Subject: Re: {Stus-List} Window Replacement
>
>
>> When I was boat hunting I saw a C&C 34 where they had simply  
>> screwed the
>> replacement windows in place, and countersunk the black anodized  
>> screws to
>> blend in with the tinted windows. Presumably they also glued or  
>> sealed them
>> in some way. I have no idea whether they leak or not, but they look  
>> fine
>> that way, and they must be easier to remove when the time comes.  
>> Comments?
>>
>> Steve
>>
>>
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