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Old 07-11-2013, 02:35 PM   #1
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Advice on cleaning

We've bought an '81 IG, which we love. My question is:
When washing the windows, how to I got into the place where the sliding window panes overlap each other? I can't fit my hand in there, and Qtips don't work well.

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Old 07-13-2013, 01:03 PM   #2
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Try pipe cleaners?

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Old 07-13-2013, 02:05 PM   #3
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On some boats, maybe the IG also, the sliding piece can be removed without too much trouble
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Old 07-13-2013, 02:50 PM   #4
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If the windows can't be removed easily, like mine, use a hacksaw blade wrapped with a cleaning rag and windex, or whatever you're using as a cleaner. Be careful not to scratch the glass with an uncovered blade.
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