HB Door glass fitting

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HB Door glass fitting

Postby BobbyMel » Fri Nov 13, 2020 10:53 pm

What's the best sequence for fitting quarterlights and drop glass into doors. Is it best to put drop glass into bottom of door, then fit quarterlight upright frame, with the quarter glass, then jockey it all together....or is there a proper way?
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Re: HB Door glass fitting

Postby rizzo » Sat Nov 14, 2020 5:28 pm

The way i did it Bob was to drop the glass in the door, then slide the 1/4 light in secure it but not the bottom mount yet, fit the door runner seals then fit glass to runners, you might have to work one of the seals up and down to get the glass in, fit lower 1/4 light screw, once in fit outer then inner glass seals.
For me that was a one man paint saving way, i would imagine you could also fit all the seals first, hold the glass in one runner then slide down the 1/4 light to mount it.
Prior to putting windows in i fitted the door stainless trim first, these are easy to do with the right clips in the correct position.
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