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Old 02-19-2011, 05:42 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, 06:30 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 and, these two companies are the biggest suppliers of this type of hardware.

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Contact some used marine chandlerys. Keith put together this comprehensive;

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

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Old 02-19-2011, 03:46 PM   #4
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Defender has a pull that sounds similar to what you describe:
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Old 03-03-2011, 06:12 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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