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Old 08-01-2016, 11:32 AM   #1
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Sliding Window

My wife was running the string trimmer and broke the left side sliding window in our motorhome (1988 Holiday Rambler Aluma-lite Class C, 24'). I'm not sure if a local glass company can replace it yet. It shattered in a million pieces so all I have left is the frame the latch is mounted on. Will Lexan or plexiglass work in it ok? It seemed to have a slight green tint to it. It has a black garbage bag taped over the hole now.

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Plastic would probably work but so will a blue tarp. I assume your just wanting to close the opening until you can get if fixed correctly with a new glass window. I had the same issue years ago and used the blue tarp while the glass was on order.

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We had to have a side window fixed and took it to a place that advertised RV repairs. It was a mess when they were done AFTER having the rig 30 DAYS for the repair.

I wish we would have taken it to Elkhart, Indiana to Duncan Systems. They can make any kind of window repair you have.

The place here made a mess of our repair and the entire window had to be replaced due to the frame damage. From now on we will take our window repairs to Elkhart.

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Old 08-01-2016, 07:14 PM   #4
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Quick fix is to locate a plastics company and get a chunk of remnant that fits.

If you have a router or table saw and other tools cutting is easy.

Place blade in table saw BACKWARDS.

A plastics dealer will have a selection of types and shades an day also be able to install it.
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