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Can I mount the 70-204 Latch vertically?

A home owner from NH says:
I need a side-mounted (vertical)screen pull to replace the plastic pull tabs that came with the Harvey windows.
Can I mount your 70-204 vertically? I presume that pressure will keep it in place, right?
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Mike from SWISCO responded:
The 70-204 could slide down. You could pop-rivet it on or possibly squeeze the base so it fits tight onto the screen frame. It would be preferable to have you install one of the types that you screen into the frame; take a look at our 70-004 Metal Pull Ring and go from there. However, keep in mind that with those types you will have to pull out some of the retaining screen spline and screen material in order to install it.
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