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Knife latches too big

A home owner from Ontario, CA says:
Hi there, the knife blades I purchased 70-143P are too large to repair my screens.

Do you carry something that can replace the knife latches pictured?
User submitted a photo of a knife latch.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Could you use our 70-172? This pair might be a better match for you.
A quick learner from toronto says:
I dont think the latch will fit without the small knotch in the bottom. what is the size of the latch u suggest? Beth
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
I agree with Paul, 70-172 is one possibility, though we can't guarantee it will work. We don't have an exact match for your knife latch, though. We also have the 70-187 that you can consider. I'm sorry we cannot offer anything closer.
A quick learner from toronto says:
what about a pin instead of a blade?
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
That is a possibility, yes. We do carry several kinds of pull pins. The 70-195 nylon pin and the 70-008 and 70-009 spring loaded pull pins. Take a look at the video on how to install the pin in the screen. Keep in mind you will also need to drill a hole into the main frame on the window for the pin to go into and secure the screen.
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