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Old 01-30-2013, 05:45 AM   #1
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thick glass?

I was looking at the specs on an RV yesterday and it said 1/4" single pane glass.

This seems pretty thick to me. I think the dual panes on my Columbus are about that thick and they seem to work pretty well - no condensation noticed.

Is 1/4" thicker than "normal" glass found in RV's, especially motor homes?

Would you be comfortable buying one with this kind of glass for an RV that is for weekend trips/annual vacation type of service?

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Old 01-30-2013, 06:04 AM   #2
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Tiffin uses 1/4" glass on both their single and dual-pane windows, but I don't know who else does. Quarter inch in single pane will do little to stop condensation, but the thicker glass supposedly helps cut down sound transmission.

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The double pane windows that were in our old Fleetwood would fit between the panes on our new Dutch Star. I at first couldn't believe the size of the space, very close to the windows in the stick & brick.

I never looked at the glass thickness on the Dutch Star, now that you bring it up. The difference between 4 years in one and 6 months in the other. I know it wasn't very thick on the Fleetwood.
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What ever single or double pane it needs to be tempered that means it will be custom cut then tempered.
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