Anyone Know Where to Get Round Windows?

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Anyone Know Where to Get Round Windows?

Postby misu55 » Tue Jul 04, 2006 10:00 am

Hi,

I'm looking for fixed (non-opening) round windows for my trailer. Does anyone know where to get round windows (about 12-16" round)?

Your help is appreciated.

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Postby windmillnut » Tue Jul 04, 2006 11:18 am

I am stuck there too. I am looking for opening round windows about 10" in metal, but I do not want to pay for marine quality ones. "Teardrops don't float". There are brass ones around that are imported from India, but they are not designed for outdoor use.

Here are some links that I have come across that may be of some help.

http://www.sailorsams.com/mall/deadlights_4_inch.asp
http://www.caldwellswindows.co.uk/Porthole.htm
http://www.sailboatstuff.com/cb_fixport.html
http://www.cyclevan.com/windows/thumbnail.html
http://www.dmtears.com/

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Postby Laredo » Tue Jul 04, 2006 2:16 pm

Y'all are fabricators, no?
How about some round vents from Lowes or HD and inset some Lexan with weatherstripping?
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Postby dwgriff1 » Tue Jul 04, 2006 7:45 pm

It is not uncommon in houses to put in rectangular windows, but use whatever trim it takes to make the window appear to be the desired shape.

In my build I am using Andrew's hopper window design with nice big round corners on the out side, but with a rectangular window. Mine will open (and have screens) but they wouldn't have to open or have screens.

There probably is a dozen other ways to do this problem, besides buying a ready made window. My budget and inclination is to make it myself someway, even if it is more work than it might be worth.

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Postby Woodbutcher » Tue Jul 04, 2006 9:13 pm

Not sure this is what you are after, but van conversion places from the 70's-80's used these all the time. It may be worth checking some bone yards as well.




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