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Old 06-27-2012, 10:44 AM   #1
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Aluminium window frames...

What the hell!? This trim reminds me of an old Trailer... anyone replace the window frames with Fiberglass or modern frames yet?
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Old 06-27-2012, 11:49 AM   #2
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So what's a modern frame?
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Old 06-27-2012, 02:20 PM   #3
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Modern Frame = New Billet Cut frames and / or Fiberglass, they are out there and being retro fitted to some of these boats.
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Old 06-27-2012, 02:26 PM   #4
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Modern Frame = New Billet Cut frames and / or Fiberglass, they are out there and being retro fitted to some of these boats.
true but suppliers are few and far between and some i have seen don't supply all window types.

There's a plasic frame outfit up in the Eastern area of Canada...but the windows are expensive, shipping is a bid deal and you have to deal with an import issue according to them...can't be that big a deal...but there are so many domestic al frame guys..it seems the way to go.
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Old 06-27-2012, 02:49 PM   #5
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When we were in the states, Diamond Sea Glaze did more window/door replacements then any other company we know of. They are in Canada and shipping to the US is not a problem. They also supply windows to a number of new US builds. We had friends who sent all the dimensions to the factory. When he got the windows back they went in easier than the old ones came out. They really dressed up his trawler and no leaks.

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Old 06-27-2012, 05:07 PM   #6
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Yup Diamond Sea glaze.

A set for my boat cost more than I paid for the boat.

Nice windows. Real nice.

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Old 06-27-2012, 05:38 PM   #7
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Yup Diamond Sea glaze.

A set for my boat cost more than I paid for the boat.

Nice windows. Real nice.

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Old 06-27-2012, 05:57 PM   #8
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Have you priced them lately $2,000.00 a window is cheap.

Ok so I exaggerasted a bit.

Seem to be about the best you can get.

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Old 06-27-2012, 10:18 PM   #9
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I 3rd diamond sea glaze
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Old 06-28-2012, 08:51 AM   #10
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Motion, is your boat a Heritage? Did you use these windows in your boat?
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Old 07-06-2012, 10:16 AM   #11
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i HAD THE SEA GLAZE WINDOWN IN MY FORMER BOAT a marine trader I knocked two out in a docking accident Called diamond seaglaze with the numbers eched on the underside of the frame , 6 weeks later they were installed and fit perfect not cheap but quality rarely is
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Old 07-07-2012, 06:36 AM   #12
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Folks have questioned my estimate that a sea going "blue water" boat coats 3X + what an inshore boat does.

"Yup Diamond Sea glaze.

A set for my boat cost more than I paid for the boat."


Windows is a perfect place to see what the boat assembler had in mind.

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