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Old 05-13-2016, 03:16 PM   #1
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RV Windows help!

I have taken all the bus windows out and put new skin over the old holes. Now I want to put 4 or 5 RV windows in. Has anyone does this that can give me advice? How do you cut the skin to put them in? What do you use to prevent any leaks. Do you cut from the inside first or the outside? Do you drill the corners first then cut? What do you cut with? How to you frame the windows to keep support in the bus? Any help is greatly appreciated? Thank you in advance.
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Old 05-14-2016, 06:36 AM   #2
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yes pre drill holes and cut with snips if the metal is thin enough. a polyurethane caulk works the best. it takes mineral spirits to clean up.
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Old 05-16-2016, 12:54 PM   #3
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Thank you for the tip. Do you have to create a frame in the inside of the bus for the window?
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Old 05-16-2016, 03:09 PM   #4
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Thank you for the tip. Do you have to create a frame in the inside of the bus for the window?
Yeah.
watch this guys videos and you'll see the general idea. He deals with this very topic.
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I installed 2 ea 60 in windows, I cut out a rib & put a header across tying them in to the other ribs also ran a frame at the bottom of the window tying to the other ribs I also used a sawzaw.
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Yeah.
watch this guys videos and you'll see the general idea. He deals with this very topic.
Hey Eastcoast, did you intend to link to a video?
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Hey Eastcoast, did you intend to link to a video?
sorry-


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Thanks CB, I'm not sure if that link was what I was expecting, but your video ended up inspiring me to google image search which sent me to this picture from wouldyoulookatthatbus

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If you go to Mudda Earth's YT channel there is a vid of the rv window framing.
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