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  Topic: painting bottom of bottom sash
MikeD

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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2008 4:09 pm   Subject: painting bottom of bottom sash
Hi Jade, I used a few products from this company years ago and was quite satisfied with them. I had misplaced their catalogue and couldn't recall the company name so I'm very pleased that you posted t ...
  Topic: Through the Window
MikeD

Replies: 8
Views: 12677

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 7:39 pm   Subject: Through the Window
Hi Jade, I just saw your reply ( 5 months later !). It is new work, except for the glass. Thanks for calling it "old", that's the idea of course. Marshfield Hills is a beautiful area, we liv ...
  Topic: painting bottom of bottom sash
MikeD

Replies: 10
Views: 6820

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 7:30 pm   Subject: painting bottom of bottom sash
Jade & sswait, Thanks for the info on the silicon bulb, I'll explore that option. It also sounds like the problem might lessen over time which is a relief.
  Topic: painting bottom of bottom sash
MikeD

Replies: 10
Views: 6820

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 7:41 pm   Subject: painting bottom of bottom sash
Hi Jade, Thanks for the reply and the link. My only concern with bronze weather stripping is that water might become trapped beneath it on a horizontal (nearly horizontal) surface.

The application ...
  Topic: painting bottom of bottom sash
MikeD

Replies: 10
Views: 6820

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sun Nov 16, 2008 6:31 pm   Subject: painting bottom of bottom sash
This is an interesting topic as I've been having a problem with my bottom sash sticking to the window sills. Sticking is an understatement, adhering would be more accurate. Of course this never happen ...
  Topic: Pullman Counterbalances
MikeD

Replies: 8
Views: 4925

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2008 4:52 pm   Subject: Thanks
Jade, Thanks for the clarification, I see what you're saying.

Mike
  Topic: Pullman Counterbalances
MikeD

Replies: 8
Views: 4925

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Sep 09, 2008 6:37 pm   Subject: Counterbalances follow-up
John & Jade, Thanks for the info, I like the idea of the adjustment screw and locking feature so I'll probably go with the I&I version.

Jade, One question; I didn't understand what you me ...
  Topic: Pullman Counterbalances
MikeD

Replies: 8
Views: 4925

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 6:22 pm   Subject: Pullman Counterbalances
I need a method of raising and lowering a Federal style window sash. I don't have the capacity for a window weight system so I need to retro-fit something to raise and lower the bottom sash.

I'm c ...
  Topic: Glazing Problem
MikeD

Replies: 14
Views: 9064

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 10:45 am   Subject: Glazing Problem
I cut the putty away to check the position of the glass shims and found that they had slipped forward ( see photo ). In my original posting I mentioned that the wrinkles had an air pocket behind them. ...
  Topic: Glazing Problem
MikeD

Replies: 14
Views: 9064

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 9:50 am   Subject: Glazing Problem
Hi Harold,

I just read your post, you may be on to something. The putty isn't pulled away at the top but there is a bit of concavity. The vertical putty is mostly sound but there are a few side w ...
  Topic: Glazing Problem
MikeD

Replies: 14
Views: 9064

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 8:01 am   Subject: Glazing Problem
Hi Jade, Thanks for weighing in on this matter.

What I find especially perplexing is the way the putty has pulled away from the glass ( 3rd photo ) on the interior. As I've mentioned, nearly all o ...
  Topic: Glazing Problem
MikeD

Replies: 14
Views: 9064

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 8:34 pm   Subject: photos of Sarco putty failure
Hi John - Here are the photos. Mike
  Topic: Through the Window
MikeD

Replies: 8
Views: 12677

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 8:32 pm   Subject: Marshfield, MA
Looking thru our breezeway
  Topic: Glazing Problem
MikeD

Replies: 14
Views: 9064

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2008 7:20 pm   Subject: Glazing Problem
John, Thank you for responding. To address your questions:

I used the same methods

I have not done any glazing on the West side of the house

The putty is flat and sound

The wrinkles are ...
  Topic: Glazing Problem
MikeD

Replies: 14
Views: 9064

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 6:52 pm   Subject: Glazing Problem
This is my first time posting on the site. I need to convey my less than impressive results with Sarco Putty. I glazed 3 wooden storms last fall with Multi-Glaze type M following my usual method which ...
 
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