Bigfoot Windows Hard To Open - Fiberglass RV

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Old 09-18-2012, 09:46 PM   #1
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Bigfoot Windows Hard To Open

Just purchased a 1981 Bigfoot 17 TT and have found a few things that need fixing. The windows are very hard to open as they do not slide easily. I tried spraying some silicone but really did not help and the same with the screens. Any suggestions. Also to open the window there is a clip that runs from the top to bottom of the window and is glued on. One of them is missing. Any idea where I can pick one up. The rig is going in tomorrow to have the propane certified and give me peace of mind. Thanks, Jim

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Old 09-19-2012, 08:14 PM   #2
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This is not a fix for the stiff windows; however, I keep a small locking suction cup in the trailer to take outside, stick to the window, and get extra leverage.

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Old 09-20-2012, 07:46 PM   #3
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Never thought of it....Thanks, Tom
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