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Old 01-08-2012, 10:47 PM   #1
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Question boler Side window - Restoring (need List of Seals and where to order)

Looking to remove the side windows on our 1981 Canadian Boler over the winter so i can replace all the seals and make them like new again.

does anyone have a list of all the seals needed, the lengths and where to get them?

was hoping to just get the parts ordered without removing the window and taking it apart then searching high and low for the seals and rubbers needed to renew them.

if someone can help i'd really appreciate it. i really want to just get the parts ordered then take the windows out over a weekend and re install them so i don't have to have the windows out for to long over the winter.

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Old 01-11-2012, 03:14 AM   #2
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not a single person on here has every replaced the seals in their windows? i find that pretty hard to believe?

if anyone has an idea of all the seals needed and where to get them i'd really appreciate if they could help?

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Old 01-11-2012, 03:51 PM   #3
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Joey, I restored my 1976 Scamp windows and have the info here Where to find gasket to restore old jalousie windows It may not be the same windows, but you should get an idea of companys to look up.
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Old 01-11-2012, 03:55 PM   #4
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Joel, got the wrong link and name. List of seals to restore old style scamp jaloused windows
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Old 01-11-2012, 04:09 PM   #5
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Not sure what kid of windows you have , but this is a pretty good reference. Google Stanpro to find dealers.

http://www.stanpro.com/windowchannels.aspx#available
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Old 01-11-2012, 06:36 PM   #6
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thanks Dan, appreciate that. i'll have to go threw all the seals i need. want to do these windows over the winter so the rest of the job isnt so overwelming when i go to get the trailer ready for the season. picked up a nice 81 boler this fall. it needs work. but its in such good shape. got a real deal on it.

do you have an idea how much you spent on each window to get them resealed? i'm curious how much? just a rough idea is fine.

thanks for the link also Thomas, i'll go threw these links in a few days and hopefully it will help out locating what/where i need.

thanks again to both of you.


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Old 01-11-2012, 07:54 PM   #7
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Does anyone know where to get the seals for the back window in a newer boler that is openable with the plexiglass windows? that window has a seal/channel the window slides in. has a fury texture to it if i remember right. anyone know where to get this type of thing? i've never seen anyone on here replace or reseal that window. maybe because most bolers have back windows like the front that don't open

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Old 01-11-2012, 09:19 PM   #8
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Joel, it sounds like glass run channel with flocking. See if this page helps: Weatherstrip-Trims - Automotive and Marine Glass Run Channels Weatherstripping Trim
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Old 01-11-2012, 09:49 PM   #9
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wow Donna, thats the stuff
that makes me really happy. now i can fix that window too. previous owner siliconed the back window solid because all the seals and channel were bad/worn.

really appreciate that.


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Old 01-11-2012, 10:01 PM   #10
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Donna,

do you know where to get that black strip that goes around the outside edge of the side windows on boler/scamp trailers? it covers the rivets/screw caps. i havent seen a place with that material for sale.

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I think what you want is a glaze bead, see this page starting half-way down and near the bottom: Interstate RV Metal & Supply
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Old 01-12-2012, 01:32 PM   #12
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Donna, thanks for that link.

but this is what i'm after:

http://www.fiberglassrv.com/gallery/.../6/6/8/081.jpg

see the black stuff around the window frame there? it covers the rivets/bolts that secure to the shell.

its like a |___| shape when you look at it from the end. like U channel i guess and it snapes onto the frame over those bolts/rivets.

i've seen ppl that have redone bolers and they never seem to have this replaced. its just missing on most redone bolers i see out there.

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Old 01-12-2012, 06:47 PM   #13
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Sorry Joel, I can't be certain since I don't own a Boler or windows like that. Had better leave it to those that do. I do see two or three items that MAY work on the Interstate page, but like I said.... I do know several members have called Interstate and arranged to mail a small slice of rubber pieces that Interstate was able to match. If you don't get any further information, perhaps you'd like to try that.

Once you get this figured out, please post where you find the product and may be a product number. That would be helpful for those looking in the future.

Good luck!
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Joel, I rebuilt my back window with the stuff Donna posted but from a different site. It worked great and hasn't leaked since. I don't remember what size I ordered it was so many years ago.

Does your rear window have a screen? If so how does it attach and work? My "window" was just a frame with broken slivers of plexi around the edge.
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