Lexan Window Replacement, Thickness?

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sycmcsa
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Lexan Window Replacement, Thickness?

Post by sycmcsa » Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:19 am

I need to replace my windows, I read here on the site they are bronze tinted Lexan but do not give the thickness. I would like to order the Lexan and make new ones BEFORE removing the old ones. Anyone know with the thickness is needed?

Thanks!
Jamie
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dave
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Post by dave » Wed Jun 18, 2008 12:04 pm

No matter what the original was I wouldn't use anything less than 5/16".

Sam Buschell III
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Re: Lexan Window Replacement, Thickness?

Post by Sam Buschell III » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:48 pm

Hello Jamie,

What thickness did you end up pulling out of your boat?
How did the project go?
I'm going to tackle this job this fall.

Thank you,
Sam

Pete
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Re: Lexan Window Replacement, Thickness?

Post by Pete » Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:23 pm

Pusc a straight in through existing silicon to determine depth. That'll give you thickness.
There was an S2 document on this website at one time with good info to do this job.

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Re: Lexan Window Replacement, Thickness?

Post by Pete » Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:28 pm

See "S2 Referral Guide" under "Rules and Docs".
Top of website main page.

Sam Buschell III
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Re: Lexan Window Replacement, Thickness?

Post by Sam Buschell III » Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:44 pm

I read thru it and didn't see anything about thickness.
If someone knows the thickness they used, I would appreciate the info.

Thanks,
Sam

Pete
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Re: Lexan Window Replacement, Thickness?

Post by Pete » Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:23 pm

Push a straight pin from the outside through the silicon seal til you hit bottom. The depth of penetration will give you the thickness. You will not compromise the seal.
The folks at "Unbridled Sailing" might help. They have done work on some 7.9s.

http://unbridledsailing.com/

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