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Old 06-26-2015, 10:32 AM   #1
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Modifying Windows to open from the bottom



I finally put together a tutorial on how to modify the windows in my Thomas to open from the bottom like regular double hung windows. Video and pics are here:

Bus Windows that Open From the Bottom
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Old 06-26-2015, 11:35 AM   #2
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Great tutorial! Thanks for the contribution
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Old 06-26-2015, 08:27 PM   #3
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very nice thank you for sharing.
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Old 06-27-2015, 10:36 AM   #4
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Count me in on doing this conversion!
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Old 06-27-2015, 11:43 AM   #5
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Great Mod!!!

Seems like doing this on a homemade carpeted easel (scrap lumber) leaned up against a wall would make it easier than a workbench table top.... you'd be laying the window assembly on a little bit of a tilted surface. Swivel rolling chair, work on right side, then left side, and lay each rail beside you..., modify, then reassemble

I mean, once you get one done.... you got 29 more to go! (23 in vonslatt's case)
might as well get comfortable, you're gonna be there a while

or a folding ladder with a ledger board attached


I can't stand over a workbench that long
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Do they leak water after?

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Would this procedure be the same for a Bluebird? I'd love to have a few open from the bottom.
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Old 06-27-2015, 08:29 PM   #8
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Would this procedure be the same for a Bluebird? I'd love to have a few open from the bottom.
I was wondering the same thing,
hope so
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Great Mod!!!

Seems like doing this on a homemade carpeted easel (scrap lumber) leaned up against a wall would make it easier than a workbench table top.... you'd be laying the window assembly on a little bit of a tilted surface. Swivel rolling chair, work on right side, then left side, and lay each rail beside you..., modify, then reassemble

I mean, once you get one done.... you got 29 more to go! (23 in vonslatt's case)
might as well get comfortable, you're gonna be there a while

or a folding ladder with a ledger board attached


I can't stand over a workbench that long
but you still have to wear the hat
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but you still have to wear the hat
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