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Old 01-14-2013, 01:17 PM   #1
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Aloha all. I am looking for window screens, if anyone has a lead. I know it is cold on the mainland but here our windows are still open. Got some from Beckson that fit but I need 12" X 5" and 18" X 8" screens. They are PYHI ports with frames. Before I get crazy and replace all the windows, thought I would check the forum depths. Mahalo for any help. Kevin
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Old 01-15-2013, 06:09 AM   #2
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Thin copper tubing can easily be bent to your exact port size.

If required to fit flatten it with a hammer and a piece of wood.

Soft solder brass screen to the loop you created , enjoy .
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Thin copper tubing can easily be bent to your exact port size.

If required to fit flatten it with a hammer and a piece of wood.

Soft solder brass screen to the loop you created , enjoy .
FF, you make it sound so simple!!!!
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Mr. Baker. I did similar to what FF suggested using 1/8" X 1/2" brass bar stock about 12 years ago and they're still going strong. NOT salt water. The advantage that I had was there was a recess in the frame of the port that the brass ring fit into perfectly. On a port with a smooth (no recess/groove) surface some sort of fastening mechanism would be necessary.
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Great ideas, think I will try that. Mahalo
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Aloha all. I am looking for window screens
We find few if any bugs on Maui. Maybe lizards though. What are you trying to keep out?
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Not many bugs here either, just a few mosquitos when the kona winds kick in. I am redoing a Hershine trawler and it is just there are supposed to be screens there; you know? Back to original shape.
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