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Old 02-19-2011, 06:42 AM   #1
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speaking of windows, our 43 from '79 has a chrome tab that sort of clips on the sliding window.* we are lacking one in the head.* any source for replacement or alternate remedy?* this is my first entry on this site, glad to be here on "High C's".* thanks...
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Old 02-19-2011, 07:30 AM   #2
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The feasibility of finding an exact replacement part for a 32 year old boat is virtually nil. Your best shot will be finding a similar item from a catalog or on line. West Marine generally has a good selection of cabinet/window/door hardware at their larger stores. Brouse the aisles and see if you can find a similar piece of hardware. You could also look for it at some of the used marine parts and consignment stores around the country. Take a look at www.sea-dog.com and www.perko.com, these two companies are the biggest suppliers of this type of hardware.
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Old 02-19-2011, 08:18 AM   #3
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Contact some used marine chandlerys. Keith put together this comprehensive;

http://www.trawlerforum.com/forum.sp...picID=31650849

It's amazing the gold/junk some of them have laying around.

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Old 02-19-2011, 04:46 PM   #4
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Defender has a pull that sounds similar to what you describe:


http://www.defender.com/product.jsp?...592&id=1304620
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:12 AM   #5
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Defender had something that's so close I'll call it perfect, and say Thanks for the tip. Now, to get the old glue off the window with an eighth-inch gap......
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