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Begin by using a utility knife to free the joint around the transom frame. Using a plastic headed mallet, begin tapping the transom frame until the pivot is restored (Image 1). Remove the paint from around the pivot pins, and pull forward to release the transom (Image 2). Prepare the transom for paint removal using the Speedheater. Use carbide paint scrapers to strip all the loosened paint and glazing from the window (Image 3). Carefully remove the glass and the push pins (Image 4).