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Old 03-16-2018, 09:24 AM   #1
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What would be the best way to cut another window into a krivoblind or that type of material
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Old 03-16-2018, 09:27 AM   #2
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I am going to add a couple of small viewing windows in mine. I'm thinking a jigsaw will work well.
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Old 03-16-2018, 09:41 AM   #3
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I used my circular saw, and it worked great! Much easier to hold a straight line than with a jigsaw!

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Old 03-16-2018, 10:01 AM   #4
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I used a saws-all, jigsaw and a circular saw......

If you buy the windows from Mitch he supplies you with a template that you can trace out with a permanent marker and it works out great!

I also just added 2 peek windows to both of my Krivos
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Old 03-16-2018, 10:15 AM   #5
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Old 03-16-2018, 10:22 AM   #6
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Peek windows, good idea. What windows and where are you adding them?
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Old 03-16-2018, 10:35 AM   #7
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Regular window on the blind
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Old 03-16-2018, 10:36 AM   #8
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Peek windows, good idea. What windows and where are you adding them?
I have the three window model. My plan is to put in two peek windows at eye level (when seated) so I can see what may be coming in directly from the the left and right. I'm thinking they only need to be 4-5" tall and maybe 10" wide. After cutting the hole I will cover with tinted Lexan. I haven't decided the best way to attach it - maybe just use a few self-tappers then caulk the edges real good.
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Old 03-16-2018, 11:26 AM   #9
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I don't see any Deerview that are small enough for what you are describing. Wonder if he does anything smaller?
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Old 03-16-2018, 11:32 AM   #10
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I don't see any Deerview that are small enough for what you are describing. Wonder if he does anything smaller?
I just used 1/4" plexi glass for my peek windows
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Old 03-16-2018, 11:33 AM   #11
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I have the three window model. My plan is to put in two peek windows at eye level (when seated) so I can see what may be coming in directly from the the left and right. I'm thinking they only need to be 4-5" tall and maybe 10" wide. After cutting the hole I will cover with tinted Lexan. I haven't decided the best way to attach it - maybe just use a few self-tappers then caulk the edges real good.
Jerp, i drilled hole in all 4 corners of mine and bolted them to the blind...Then I sealed all the way around with the black sealant that is used on automobile windows
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Old 03-16-2018, 11:49 AM   #12
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I don't see any Deerview that are small enough for what you are describing. Wonder if he does anything smaller?
Deerview does custom orders. They can make the windows to what size you need.
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Old 03-16-2018, 01:03 PM   #13
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I use my rotozip tool.

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Old 03-19-2018, 03:58 PM   #14
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I don't see any Deerview that are small enough for what you are describing. Wonder if he does anything smaller?
We can do virtually any size. You name it we will build it.
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Old 03-19-2018, 05:49 PM   #15
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If you have power, drill a hole then use a jig saw. IF you are doing in the woods, a drilled hole and a saw zaw will work just fine.
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Old 03-19-2018, 06:02 PM   #16
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It's battery operated. Ryobi

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Old 03-19-2018, 06:43 PM   #17
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We can do virtually any size. You name it we will build it.
Are you the Deerview guy?
If so, is there a way to put two Windows side by side on the front of a box blind without a board divider?


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Old 03-19-2018, 07:23 PM   #18
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I would not use a roto zip. to hard to control and cut in strait lines without a jig.
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Old 03-19-2018, 07:33 PM   #19
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Worked great for me. But I use it fairly regularly on fiberglass as well. But you are correct. It can get away from you. And if you push too hard the plastic will gum up the bit.

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Old 03-19-2018, 08:39 PM   #20
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I would not use a roto zip. to hard to control and cut in strait lines without a jig.


Whet size screws are best for installing the extra window?


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Old 03-20-2018, 07:21 AM   #21
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