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Alter my Sash Controls sliding door?

A handy person from Arizona says:
I have a Sash Controls 1963 sliding door handle, but I need to convert it to a flush mount handle.
Is it possible to re-cut a new hole to accommodate something like Swisco's 82-008?

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Paul from SWISCO responded:
I would not recommend performing this kind of alteration to your door. It would be very, very difficult to cut and install, and it would also likely weaken the door frame. These doors are really only meant to work with one type of handle set.
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