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17" Series 385 Channel Balance

Product Code: S385-17

17" Series 385 Channel Balance
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Close up of the S385 balance top.
Close up of the S385 balance bottom.
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Quantity Price
1-11 $7.95
12-99 $7.15
100-199 $6.76
200-349 $6.36
350+ $5.96
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Product Description
This series 385 channel balance also known as a block and tackle balance has a 17" long metal channel and is for a non tilt window. The channel's width measures 9/16" but is considered 1/2" in the trade. This balance comes fully assembled with a 15-004 shoe and a 19-005 top attached.
Stamp Option Sash Weight Range
1610 5 to 8 lbs
1620 8 to 12 lbs
1630 12 to 14 lbs
1640 14 to 19 lbs
1650 19 to 22 lbs
*This information is based on 2 balances per sash. Balances are designed assuming friction in the jamb weather-strip will carry a portion of the sash weight. Suggested sash weights are approximate.
Good Idea!
Balances are sold individually, however, it is a good idea to replace both window balances at the same time. Pairing a new balance with an old one would cause the new balance to wear out faster.
Helpful Tip!
The stamp option represents the strength of the channel balance. Locate the stamp on your channel balance. If your stamp does not match any of the stamp options available or you are unsure of which stamp option you should choose: ask our experts for help.
Customer Questions & Comments
Discussion # Of Replies Last Post Date
16 5 GP CaldwellbThis discussion includes image(s). 2 Aug 25, 2016
Channel Balance Install TroubleThis discussion includes image(s). 4 Jul 28, 2016
sizing the balances 6 Jul 26, 2016
NuAir chanel balanceThis discussion includes image(s). 2 Jul 20, 2016
bathroom window channel balanceThis discussion includes image(s). 4 Jul 30, 2015
16 2 jp caldwell window balance 2 Jun 13, 2014
17" channel balance stamped 86 16-0 GA5 CMC 1This discussion includes image(s). 8 Jul 20, 2012
17'' channel balance stamped 16 3 FV CMC 7This discussion includes image(s). 4 Aug 29, 2011
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