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Old 06-13-2021, 03:14 PM   #1
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Window template

Hi all,
Cape Dory 28 trawler owner here with Hull #001 with a question…
Does anyone have any idea if there are templates available to have new windows manufactured?
Any replies can be sent to my email address which is pauliemv@comcast.net
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Old 06-22-2021, 01:35 PM   #2
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If existing windows are still intact and templates are not otherwise available, an identical currently installed window could be removed and used to make a template. I did that successfully many years ago, making a port-side window from a starboard-side existing window, by reversing the glass to make the template. It may be your only option in this case.



Good luck with this.
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Old 06-22-2021, 01:42 PM   #3
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Have you tried the owner's association?


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There is a powerboat section.
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Old 06-22-2021, 04:43 PM   #4
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I don't know anything about the cape dory, specifically. But, on a lot of boats one can remove the trim ring or clamp ring on the inside and trace the template from there.
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