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Need 14 Channel Balances -

A home owner from Alta Loma, Calif says:
1/2" X 33" - has 3230 inscribed on side... see pics

Windows are 23 lbs.

Also broken hardware on the window frame in some cases. Alum. clips the latch the hook on the string. Are these easily replaced?
User submitted photos of a window balance.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
This looks like our S390-33 channel balance with a 3230 option. Check it out and see if you agree.

I'm not sure what clip it is you're talking about. Could you show me a few pictures?
A home owner from Alta Loma, Calif says:
Thanks Paul, I'm going to have to take some more pictures when I get home. These clips are located towards the top of the channel and appear to help with removing or installing the channel balance. If I flip it up before raising the window it allows the balancer to detach. I don't think I'll be able to install without these latches working. If they've broken off, will I be able to replace them without taking the window out of the wall? I'll send new pics tonight. Thanks again.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Oh, sure. Sounds like our 16-002 take-out clip. Watch the video below to see them in action. Are these what you're looking for?
A home owner from Alta Loma, Calif says:
Yes, I've got broken or missing take-out clips.

I haven't tried messing with them, are they easily removed/replaced? Any tips or videos for that?

Thanks again.


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Tom from SWISCO responded:
They're very easy to replace, though keep in mind that you cannot remove the old ones without breaking them. Putting the new ones in is simply a matter of hooking the tabs in the appropriate holes.
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