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Old 11-25-2010
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All, getting away for a moment from the Medicare quagmire, how about a more pleasant question.

The wooden molding around the inside of my driver's window and passenger window are getting a little old with the paint cracking and flaking off. I was studying that molding this last week and it looks like those trim items are simply screwed on, the screws of course being covered by the little wooden buttons/plugs.

I was thinking about removing this molding on both windows and taking it to a good cabinet man here in town and having them refinished.

What says all my 'birder friends?
Tommy and Martha Rountree
1994 WLWB 40/2001 Honda CRV
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Old 11-25-2010
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I took them off and sanded them down and painted them myself.
I have seen them covered in fabric.
email me at randy@randydupree.com only.

Randy Dupree
2000 LXI 43
Port St Joe Fl.

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If you take it to someone, be sure to explain the environment. That is, they will be exposed to moisture and direct sunlight. Most lilkey a marine finish product would be best. Same applies if you do it yourself.
Gardner Yeaw
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small Tiny artists Brush
prime then paint
do it place
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The screws actually screw into a grove in the aluminum window frame. I found when I removed mine that there were 8 screw plugs on most windows, but on the smaller windows only 4 were used. I would remove the screws on the vertical portion of the frames firs,t as I believe they were the ones most used. If you sand them and then spraw them with a spray paint can you should be able to get good results.
Peter Haggins
Courtenay, BC
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