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Seasonall tilt window repair

A home owner from Maryland says:
I'm in the process of repairing a Seasonall double hung tilt window. In the process of removing the broken sash I also broke a spiral balance and a pivot shoe as the balance suddenly retracted as I removed the window.

I've measured the 5/8 26 inch red double pin tip spiral balance which I'll be ordering several of in case others fail.

I would really like to know the difference between your pivot shoe 15-070 and 15-047. The pivot shoe I removed had a black pivot cam in it and it measured the 2"x1 1/4x 5/8, the same measurement as both the 15-070 and the 15-047. Besides the price difference, what other difference exist between the two pivot shoes?

I have to agree with others who have participated in these discussions that you guys run an awesome site. I haven't seen as great a collection of window parts and accessories anywhere else in one convenient place. Thanks so much for the instructional videos that make doing these repair jobs possible. Bob
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Thank you! I'm glad we're able to help. As for your question, the main difference between the 15-047 and 15-070 is the center cam. The 15-070 center cam protrudes out and has a rectangular shape while the 15-047 cam has an indent inside the cam for a "U" shaped tilt bar. If you'd like, you can send a photo of your old pivot shoe and we can make a suggestion.
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