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Bogart
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Window stay.

Post by Bogart » Fri 28th Aug, 2020 12:56 pm

Am going to fit flyscreens to certain windows and need thoughts on a solution. They are fitted with normal casement stays which will not be operable with a flyscreen in place. The end of the stay protrudes to far past the window.
I was think that friction stays would be ideal but unfortunately I have not sufficient gap between frame and window to allow fitting of these. Have trawled the net but cannot seem to find a solution. Are there any other friction hinges around?
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RBailey
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Re: Window stay.

Post by RBailey » Fri 28th Aug, 2020 2:48 pm

Would something along these lines work?
Not very fancy but original :lol:

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Please disregard the state of the window / glass / putty :roll:

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Richard B.

Bogart
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Re: Window stay.

Post by Bogart » Fri 28th Aug, 2020 4:28 pm

Well yes no reason why that would not work just never seen anything like it before. Is it a DIY job or can they be bought?
Window/glass/putty totally disregarded. :mrgreen:

a twig
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Re: Window stay.

Post by a twig » Sat 29th Aug, 2020 5:42 pm

Yep, cabin hooks, available everywhere, 2 second job

Bogart
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Re: Window stay.

Post by Bogart » Sun 30th Aug, 2020 10:42 am

Look like they will do the job. Just seen white ones in Screwfix will do the job fine.

RBailey
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Re: Window stay.

Post by RBailey » Tue 1st Sep, 2020 8:04 am

Bogart wrote:
Fri 28th Aug, 2020 4:28 pm
Is it a DIY job or can they be bought?
Ours are "original", but also possible it was a bodge job some time in the houses history.

We also had some gate furniture on other doors and windows but horrible modern ones so choose well.
(Maybe even a burn cycle in the log burner to age it and generate some forge scale.)

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Re: Window stay.

Post by Flyfisher » Tue 1st Sep, 2020 9:38 am

We also have similar fittings on various windows. They are the sort of thing that would have been easily made by the local blacksmith in days gone by.
Modern ‘traditional’ version are available from various places in many different sizes, e.g https://ironmongeryplus.co.uk/external- ... -hook.html

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