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SLIDING WINDOW LOCK THUMB SCREW

clyde

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Wondering if anyone has the thumb screw that holds the sliding window.
 

huston marlowe

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Check the speciality fastener drawers at a good hardware store..I got an exact replacement there....probably where Piper got the original.
 

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What does it look like? I don't know if I've ever seen an original one. DH
 

longwinglover

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Here's the Piper drawing. I'm having trouble reducing a picture to something postable/

John Scott

21601 screw - window stop set.jpg


21601 screw - window stop set.jpg
 

doug

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Is tht all there is to it? Mine right now is a screw that is put in form the back side with a large area washer on it. I folded a piece of metal over it to stop the window from cracking every time it was tightened. The original one looks like it will break the window without any pressure to hold up the window.
 

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This is what the one looks like that is on my 1940 J-3. It is not effective now, so I made a spring brass latch at the top of the window, which looks OK and old, and keeps the window up. When released, it will go about 3/4 of the way down with a little help. I never try to push it all the way down. Before the latch, I just used a little duct tape to keep it up.
Chuck Shaw
 

huston marlowe

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At the hardware store I think they are called a "clamping knob" or something like that...
 

farm-tim

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At the hardware store I think they are called a "clamping knob" or something like that...
NO.... they called it a "PMA clamping knob" and you have no idea where it came from. ;) ;)
 

huston marlowe

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I stand corrected Tim, I also have the PMA Ford window crank handle trim handle.
 

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