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Need balance bars

A contractor from Seattle, Washington says:
Hi - I want to make sure i order the correct bars. The metal portion of the bar is 20" x 9/16". I didn't see the tip that matches this one so I am sending pics.

thanks, Brian
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for posting! Before I can offer an applicable replacement for this channel balance, I just need to know a bit more information about the bottom attachment. Please take a look at our 15-004 and 15-005 channel balance shoes, and note their depths. As you can see, they are 1-3/32" deep and 1" deep, respectively. Which one more closely matches your own bottom attachment?
A quick learner from Seattle, Washington says:
I measure 1-3/32" so 15-005. thanks! Brian
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Actually, 1-3/32" would be 15-004. Please confirm before you purchase a balance! Now, if the 15-004 is what you have, take a look at our Series 385 channel balance. Let me know if this matches up for you.
A quick learner from Seattle, Washington says:
So its the 15-004 - got it. the top of the balances we have now have a 'V' shape at the end. I am not sure if that is necessary? Can you see what i mean?
thanks, Brian
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
I think I see what you mean--that slight divot in the top attachment? That shouldn't be essential. I think the top attachment that comes with the Series 385 will work without any issues.
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