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Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation

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Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation

Post by comfortablynumb » Mon Sep 14, 2015 12:18 pm

Ok.... I have a "new"neighbor.... and he is trying to replace the Port side windows.... which are all broken ..... if there is anyone familiar with this process and have pic's on this process..... it would be most appreciated.... before he uses a sawzall or pry bar on them..... :shock:


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Re: Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation

Post by evansjw44 » Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:02 pm

I've done cruiser windows many time. I haven't done a '63 46 footer but CC used some common construction practices building windows. I'd be glad to help.
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Re: Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation

Post by comfortablynumb » Mon Sep 14, 2015 8:01 pm

aye Jim..... thanks for the quick response!!........ I will see if i can connect you to my neighbor so you guys can talk?... I could maybe give him your email?.... Let me know how you would like to do this.. :? ...........

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Post by boat_art » Tue Sep 15, 2015 6:13 am

Post some pics, some of us want to see how you do it, ok?
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Re: Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation

Post by ConstellationCJ » Thu Sep 17, 2015 5:19 pm

Hi, I'm new here. My neighbor posted about my windows. I've decided to solicit the help of a craftsman who will work on my bridge and cabin windows. I plan on documenting the process with pictures and illustrations and posting them here, however this project may take a couple of months to complete.

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Post by boat_art » Thu Sep 17, 2015 5:31 pm

Thank you!
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Re: Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation

Post by tkhersom » Thu Sep 17, 2015 9:05 pm

Great! :D
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Re: Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation

Post by ConstellationCJ » Mon Oct 12, 2015 7:40 pm

I was hoping someone here could tell me if the window glass is accessible from the inside, outside or both.

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Re: Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation

Post by boat_art » Mon Oct 12, 2015 7:58 pm

I just removed my windows on my '56 Connie 46'. I got them out from the inside.
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Re: Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation

Post by ConstellationCJ » Mon Oct 12, 2015 8:06 pm

Thanks Tom!

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Re: Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation

Post by Jim Godlewski » Sat Oct 24, 2015 4:35 am

ConstellationCJ wrote:Hi, I'm new here. My neighbor posted about my windows. I've decided to solicit the help of a craftsman who will work on my bridge and cabin windows. I plan on documenting the process with pictures and illustrations and posting them here, however this project may take a couple of months to complete.
Hello and welcome!
This is a good topic. I look forward to see how to do this and keep the water out. A friend and I are working on a Connie that needs new windows.
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Re: Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation

Post by andrew.kornuta » Fri Oct 30, 2020 10:18 am

I know this is an old thread... wondering if anyone ever got those pictures they could share? My windows are leaking on my '63 Connie, also 46'. Any help would be appreciated.

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