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Part Identification

A home owner from Los Angeles says:
Hello,

I'm trying to replace a couple broken channel balances in a window and I'm having difficulty in identifying which part to order. The channel balances are for a Windowmaster window. They are non-tilt. The original channel balance is 0.5" wide and 16" long. I have attached photos of the part and the end pieces. If you could please help me identify the appropriate replacement part I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks!
User submitted photos of a window balance.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for posting. Take a look at our Series 385 channel balance. I believe this could be a good match for your hardware.
A quick learner from Los Angeles says:
Thank you for the response! I will try that part. Another question however. Is there an easy way to determine the sash weight of the window? Thanks!
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
There is only one way, which is to remove the sash and place it on a scale. Any common bathroom scale should do.
A quick learner from Los Angeles says:
Thanks. I figured that would be the answer but it doesn't hurt to ask!
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