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Identifying correct Pivot Bar/Shoe

A quick learner from Brooklyn, NY says:
I am trying to replace a broken pivot bar for a window in my house. I do not know the manufacturer of the window, and there do not appear to be any names, numbers, or markings anywhere on the window as a guide. I'm attaching a picture of the pivot bar from another window in the house. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
User submitted a photo of a pivot bar.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Is there a way we can see the pivot bar removed from the sash? I would also like to know its thickness, width, and the distance between its tip and the center of that first screw hole. Could you also show me a picture of the pivot lock shoe the tip fits into? Thanks!
A quick learner from Brooklyn, NY says:
I took the broken shoe and bar out to get better pictures. Let me know if you need more information. Thanks for your help!
User submitted photos of a pivot shoe & bar.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Thank you! Our 26-378 looks like a match to your 15-199 pivot shoe.
A quick learner from Brooklyn, NY says:
Thanks! From a similar discussion I found on your site, I think I also need a new coil spring (I snapped it off trying to remove the pivot shoe). From the other post, you suggested the 160 series, but I see there are at least 3, from 3lb - 5lb. Any advice on which I should order?
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Check the spring, there should be a number stamped on it. That's what you want to go by. If not, tell me the weight of your sash and how many coils are used for each side.
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