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How do you attach a window to a side panel?

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I have a P182 and want to add a window. I have the acrylic, but what can I use to attach the plastic to the side panel. I really dont want to use molding because it sticks out and looks bad. Instead, is there anything else I can use, for example in this post (link below) MotO did not use molding and I want to have that same exact look. Anyone know what he may have used to attach the plastic. I tried to contact him, but could not see the PM button (I'm new here).

http://www.overclock.net/case-mods-g...-window-2.html
post #2 of 7
Double sided tape, adhesive or screws. You are allowed to be as creative as you'd like

edit: For that look, I would suggest double sided tape or an adhesive (like gorilla glue or anything else that is viscus)
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1) The outer edge of the window is nominally smaller than the inside edge of the cut-out and is held in place by a rubber gasket/seal

2) the outer edge of the window is larger than the inner edge of the cut-out and is bolted/screwed/bonded to either the inside face or the outside face.
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I work at Boater's World Marine Center, and i just use some of the marine sealant that we have in stock. I actually just did my window mod this week, and it turned out great. here are some pics. i also used Accent tape (pin striping for a boat), to go around the edge of the cut.
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or this
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Thanks everybody for the ideas, I appreciate it.
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3M double sided tape (#4010) available at Wal-Mart! Clear tape. Very strong. Good Stuff.
 
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