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Cross bow balance

A home owner from Michigan says:
I found the correct balance I'm just confused on the color of the shoe my windows currently have a blue shoe. What would be the best replacement? the shoe is 1 1/4 inch wide
User submitted a photo of a window balance.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
I've never come across a blue shoe before. Would you happen to know the weight of your sash? For the S850-34, a black 1-1/4" wide shoe can carry a sash weight of 9 through 24 pounds, while a white 1-1/4" wide shoe can carry a sash weight of 24 through 31 pounds. Keep in mind these weights are calculated assuming both balances are carrying this weight.
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