The Big 60th Birthday Party of the Portafold (12th International Portafold & Ansfold Gathering) (i.e. 2020)

Help us set a new world record at the big 60th birthday party!

Ironically, the current record is 59 Portafolds and Ansfolds (at the 2016 Newbury Retrofestival), so we want to smash this by getting well over 70 there next year. As of last year we have a new area that will take that number of caravans and the show itself is a fantastic event that will not disappoint. There really is something for the whole family.

So put the dates 7th, 8th, 9th of August 2020 in your diary now and get those dates booked off work early. Be part of a record breaking event that will go down in history.

Show Address: Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, West Berkshire, RG18 9QZ

Don't book direct with the show organisers, just contact me to get your pitch saved.

Window Seals

Any questions about maintenance or the restoration of your Portafold or Ansfold.
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clockwork64
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Window Seals

Post by clockwork64 » Fri, 23 Aug 2013, 5:49 pm

Hi all,

hope someone will be able to advise on where i can get new seals. It is for the side windows which seal against the wall. Are they part of the seal which hold the glass into the aluminium frame or is it separate?

Thanks

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bigherb
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Re: Window Seals

Post by bigherb » Fri, 23 Aug 2013, 11:11 pm

The seal fits into a slot in the window frame here
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You can get new rubber seals that are similar but they are a loose fit in the slot. I used self adhesive hollow D section hollow tubing and stuck it to the frame.
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Re: Window Seals

Post by clockwork64 » Sat, 24 Aug 2013, 7:19 am

ok thanks for the help, someone who owned the portafold before me has siloconed 1 window shut rather than replace the seal. Which is a shame or just lazy im a newby to portafolds so every day im learning something new thanks

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