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Old 02-26-2017, 12:11 PM   #1
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Window Panel Replacement

Does anyone make solid panels for replacing glass windows? How difficult is to fabricate an insulated panel that can be installed the way the window was?
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Old 02-26-2017, 12:17 PM   #2
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Does anyone make solid panels for replacing glass windows? How difficult is to fabricate an insulated panel that can be installed the way the window was?
I haven't done it yet, but plan on this:
Thin gauge sheet metal glued to 1/4" ply or Masonite, glued to closed cell foam and inserted in original window opening with a sealant.
Thin gauge flashing would work I think, and be easily cut with tin snips.
That's my plan, I am sure others have done something and will be able to actually show you what can be done.

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I had 14g sheetmetal folded and formed to fit, then insulated them after tack welding in place. Seams were filled with OEM grade automotive seam sealer inside and out for a fairly flush finish. The sealer is paintable.
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I had 14g sheetmetal folded and formed to fit, then insulated them after tack welding in place. Seams were filled with OEM grade automotive seam sealer inside and out for a fairly flush finish. The sealer is paintable.
I knew someone had done that!
I remember seeing pics, looked great.
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