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Old 05-24-2013, 10:16 AM   #1
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I know it's a groove.

This home was built in the 60s and these are not the original windows. I'm wondering what this groove is for. Windows are set in block walls. When I tap on the frame, it sounds like it is metal but it could be some other thin material.

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Old 05-24-2013, 10:18 AM   #2
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My chrystal balls in the shop, could you post a picture?

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Old 05-24-2013, 10:20 AM   #3
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My chrystal balls in the shop, could you post a picture?
Sheesh give me a chance to edit the post! LOL Thanks. I live in SoFla, not accustomed to such quick service here.

I uploaded an upright photo instead of the sideways one.

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Old 05-24-2013, 10:25 AM   #4
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They look look like anidized aluminum windows.
Not seeing the grove your asking about.
There shold be a couple of slotted hols for water to drain from the tracks, could that be what your talking about?
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:28 AM   #5
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Approx 1" in from the inside wall on the left. Not on the windows.
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Old 05-24-2013, 11:08 AM   #6
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Looks like someone messed up and ran paneling all the way to the jam and just added the trim over it, or a poor attempt to add a jamb extention.
Keep in mind where not there so just going to have to guess.
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They are on both sides of the windows (l/r, not inside/outside) all through the house. They run the full height of the window. I just looked at another window and it wraps around about an inch like a corner bead. Strange. On a few of the windows they are filled.
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Maybe it was trim for shutters and someone mudded around it for some reason. Doesn't look like a professional mud job. Or build up of 20 coats of paint around old shutters.

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