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Old 23-09-2010, 15:12   #1
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Replacement Portlights

I'm in need of replacing my side port lights as they are old and tired.
I have an older 26" Seafearer and have two on each side. Does any one have any suggestions as to what brand would be best and where to find them on the web. Also, what is the best caulking material to be used for this application.
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Old 23-09-2010, 15:22   #2
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Prices vary widely, if you could post a pic of the boat and part you are trying to source I could make a betterr reccomendation.
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Old 23-09-2010, 16:23   #3
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Hey guys, I am in need of the same thing. Can't really add to this thread but wanted to subscribe so......
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Old 23-09-2010, 16:39   #4
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In Northern California we have a company called Tap Plastics. You take them a part in plastic and they will tell you what kind of plastic it is and then build a replacement out of a similar material. Captain Kirk you may have an easier time then Mr. J because Islander's have pretty good owners groups for instance Islander 36 Association, sailing, racing, cruising and maintaining sailboats is for I- 36's
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Old 23-09-2010, 18:15   #5
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If you would like SS ports at a very reasonable price check out New Found Metals. We are installing their ports right now. Chuck
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Old 23-09-2010, 19:30   #6
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I agree about New Found Metals. I've completed 4 of 6; planning to finish up this fall. It's great to have eliminated the leaks in the main cabin from the old ports.

Here's a tutorial:
Installing New Found Metals Stainless Portlights Photo Gallery by Compass Marine at pbase.com
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Old 23-09-2010, 20:41   #7
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me also new found metals are awesome I did all port lights and could not be happier.
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