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Broken Acorn Door Handle

A quick learner from North Myrtle Beach, SC says:
We have a broken door handle on the sliding glass door of our condo. The best I can tell by the imprint on the handle is that it is an Acorn Dor Wal but I don't see a number.

I was searching for a replacement and came across this site and thought someone could help by looking at the attached pictures.
User submitted photos of patio door hardware.
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
I see you were looking at our 82-055. Is this a match? Make sure to compare the dimensions we show to your own, including the hole spacing.
A home owner from New York says:
I have the same handle that breaks over and over. Made of white metal. Dos anyone make one that is much stronger? When someone yanks on the handle it breaks or tears right through the screws.

Are there other handles with the same size dimensios 3 1/2?
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
They don't really make these kind of handles with different strengths. There is only just the one. However, it shouldn't take that much effort to open the door. If you find yourself really yanking on the handle, then you likely need to clean up the tracks and rollers, or even replace the rollers entirely.
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