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Offline BRUISER

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window screens in stock MCI windows
« on: October 18, 2013, 10:57:25 AM »
have any of you made or figured out how to make window screens on the stock MCI 9 windows..

I want to start opening the windows but dont want the bugs..

thanks
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Re: window screens in stock MCI windows
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2013, 11:05:31 AM »
That would be great! I would like them for a MCI5A too! I use one of those magnetic as seen on tv screens for the door on nice days and have cut a piece for the drivers window, lvmci...
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Re: window screens in stock MCI windows
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2013, 11:59:30 AM »
How do your windows open?  My 5C has one sliding window, passenger side near the front, and I removed the slide locks so it would slide farther open, and made a screen permanently mounted on the outside of that window frame.  It's only one window, but being at the table it is very nice.  On the bedroom windows I had really poorly done inside screens kind of glued around the frame by the PO, and I would pop the emergency latch and prop it open, it hinged at the top.  I installed Motion sliding windows in the bedroom after a year of hating the propping up of the windows.

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Re: window screens in stock MCI windows
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2013, 12:23:11 PM »
MC-9 windows tilt out..

they are emergency windows.. so the entire window just tilts out and up.. I can open all my windows ( 6) and put a prop to hold them open..
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Re: window screens in stock MCI windows
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2013, 02:49:35 PM »
We have velcro on the window frame portion that would be open once you slide the window forward. It seems to work real well, but I plan to modify it to work a bit better.
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Re: window screens in stock MCI windows
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2013, 04:52:28 PM »
We also have Velcro glued to the inside frames and screening cut to shape with the Velcro sewn on.  It does its job. I leave the screens in place and peel them back a little to open and close the windows.  I consider it a minor nuisance but worth the effort.
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Re: window screens in stock MCI windows
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2013, 05:24:08 PM »
I use one of those magnetic as seen on tv screens for the door on nice days

I can't help on window but this screen for the door works well for us. It doesn’t go all the way to the bottom of the door but the bugs haven't ever figured that out. LOL
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Re: window screens in stock MCI windows
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2013, 07:50:30 PM »
Hi Jriddle, I bought 2 at the dollar store and my wife sewed on the bottom few inches, used the rest for the drivers window, lvmci...
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Re: window screens in stock MCI windows
« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2013, 04:47:58 PM »
Bruiser, when I had my eagle we had the same problem,, Went to home depot bought screen track and screen, made to fit openin g,  when we opened the window we would just set them in place, remove to close,  They sell frame and corners to make your own,  pretty cheap if I remember correctly,  Since I bought the prevost ,Ijust put a sign up telling them bugs to BUG OFF,  they know better now,,,,,,,,,..LOL...........
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