We visit Suncoast Designers

This was the view out of our kitchen window before we visited Suncoast Designers in Hudson, FL. We had the same view out of the larger windows by our dinette and living room chairs.

We visited these folks 3 years ago to have the foggy cockpit windows repaired. They are pretty easy to find just off  US 19 in Hudson, FL.

After removing the windows from the coach, they are brought inside and disassembled here. The panes ane separated here as well and all parts are marked.

The separated glass panes then go through this industrial glass cleaning machine. Only high pressure distilled, filtered and de-ionized water is used.

The panes pass through the wall into this dry air clean room. The panes are laid out ready for application of new seal material.

Here are the different sizes of metal backed seal material.

The newly laminated panes are placed on this roller table ready to pass through into the heated press.

The machine is adjusted for the finished thickness of the laminated panes.

The finished panes are reassembled on the back table in this picture. These technicians each take a job through all the inside steps. After the window frames are finished, they are handed off to the outside crew for reassembly, re-caulking, and water testing.

Rigs of every kind are here from small gas rigs to Prevost conversion busses.

Here we are hooked up to water and 50Amp electricity.

Here we are with our livingroom window openings taped up.

This Country Coach was having every window replaced. We were there for 2 nights due to the heavy workload in the shop. If you need these folks’ service, be sure to go to their website and call for an appointment.  http://www.suncoastdesigners.com
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Author: John Huggins

John is a retired Navy Electronics Technician Chief. He traded the Navy adventure for a job in manufacturing quality assurance in 1986, and traded the job for the RV adventure in early 2005. Kathy has held jobs in the medical office arena as well as raising two sons. We now have 5 grand children and one great grand child.We have done much volunteer work since hitting the road including working at the Escapees CARE center in Livingston, Texas. We also are registered Red Cross disaster volunteers, and served in a Hurricane Katrina shelter in San Antonio, Texas.Our connection to Sarasota started in 1995 when John was transferred from New Jersey to work for Electro Corporation, later to become a division of Honeywell. He retired in 2004 and we bought our motorhome and hit the road.We are life members of the Escapees RV Club, as well as members of Good Sam Club and Family Motorcoach Association (FMCA). We hold campground memberships in Thousand Trails, RPI, and Passport America. Our home park is Hart Ranch in Rapid City, SD.Lately, we have worked in campgrounds in PA, IL, SD, AZ, and FL.Nowadays, we have become podcasters, broadcasting our show, Living the RV Dream on the internet. We also have this blog we are having fun with. Check out our Books page for our books on RVing and Workamping.