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Sash Balance 26 5 FW CMC 10

A handy person from Valencia, CA says:
I have a broken balance with a part number 26 5 FW CMC 10, 1/2"W x 27"L

User submitted photos of a window balance.
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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? Just by eyeballing it, I think it looks similar to 15-004, but please confirm for me.
A handy person from Valencia, CA says:
It appears to be 1"
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thank you. In that case, I think you should look at our Series 380 channel balance. Just make sure that all the dimensions match, just in case! Based on your stamp, I think your metal channel is 27". Is that correct?

I would also recommend the 2650 stamp option. This can carry a window sash weight range of 26 through 30 pounds. Does your sash's weight fall within that range?

Please keep in mind that the weight range information is based on 2 balances per sash. Balances are designed assuming friction in the jamb weather-strip will carry a portion of the sash weight. Suggested sash weights are approximate.
A handy person from Valencia, CA says:
Excellent thanks. The channel is 27" and the window sashes are pretty heavy. Each window definitely contains two balances, so I think you're about right on the weight. I'll go with the heaviest version.

Thanks for all the help!
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