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Old 10-22-2012, 04:42 AM   #1
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Busted Window - Where to Buy for DIY?

New to Travel Trailers and the backing up into driveways with them.
So... That said, I figured I would post pics since I'm the new guy for your entertainment pleasure. The window met my rain gutter and specifically the nail the holds the gutter into the house. I have exactly 24' from the eve to the sidewalk and can not impede the sidewalk. The TT is 24' long. The first time I parked it it was perfect like I've done it a million times. The second time, not so much.

The top right of the frame is damaged pretty good. I would rather replace the whole window because of this. I would be good replacing it with a window that doesn't open.

Anyhow.... Where is the best place I can purchase a replacement? Is there a place online I can order this from? It looks easy enough to R&R so I figured I'd do it myself.
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Old 10-22-2012, 06:56 AM   #2
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You got that close for sure, you can remove the window remove the rubber trim and clean the glass off the frame. Make a template of where the glass is placed on the frame and take that to the glass shop and tell them it's for a window take a piece of the glass so they can see how thick it is most likely 1/8 inch cheaper than buying a new one
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Old 10-22-2012, 09:04 AM   #3
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Apostle, if you are going to change the entire window, frame and all you will have to purchase it from your trailer manufacturer. They may not sell you one, may have to go through an authorized dealer.
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Old 10-22-2012, 09:12 AM   #4
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Attwood has a company just for your problem.

Give their web site a read and see if they can help.

Easy RV Window Replacement

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Old 10-22-2012, 11:27 AM   #5
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Wow! Expensive mistake. I was looking to replace it with a stationary style window and figured I could get out fairly inexpensive ($100). According to the "Easy RV Replacement" Site, $253. That's crazy, in my opinion, for a window that is 14 1/2" x 29 1/4". I'm thinking I'll just pull it out and straighten the frame the best I can and get my local glass company to cut me a replacement.

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That's worth a go, but you may find tempered tinted glass is costly as well, then add labor and it's outta sight.

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Since this may not your last outing I would go to Lowes and get a panel of Pelxiglass and cut several blanks out for replacement. Seriously I would consider Plexiglass for replacement
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I feel your pain although we've managed to not break any RV windows (so far). I would go with the plexiglass someone else suggested.
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I'm liking the plexiglass idea.
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Check this out it's close to your size I don't know how you measured but you need to remove the frame and measure the rough opening fo the size

Hehr motorhome RV Window with Screen 29 1 2" x 15" Inside Frame Measure | eBay


here is the search I did

RV windows x 29 | eBay
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Check this out it's close to your size I don't know how you measured but you need to remove the frame and measure the rough opening fo the size

Hehr motorhome RV Window with Screen 29 1 2" x 15" Inside Frame Measure | eBay


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RV windows x 29 | eBay
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http://www.atwoodmobile.com/
Supplies most RV windows.
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