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Sliding door handle

A handy person from Forest Hills, NY says:
Hello Representative,

I am hoping you can help me with a replacement handle for my mother
User submitted a photo of a patio door handle.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
A couple handle sets come to mind. The difference lies in the spacing between the installation holes. See our 82-003, with a 3-15/16" spacing, and our 82-055, with a 3-1/2" hole spacing. Could either of these work? Make sure to visit their respective store pages and to view more images and a product description of each, for more information.
A handy person from Forest Hills, NY says:
Turns out the space between the screws for the door seems to be 4 1/4 inches and the space between the screws for the handle seem to be 5 1/2 inches. I am going to have the door space double checked and will send another message but if you can offer some options for either we would appreciate it and will be purchasing soon. Thanks for your help
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
Hey, thank you for the additional information. I have checked with many suppliers to see if this lock handle was still available, but they do not believe it is. I would suggest using the 82-003 handle set Tom mentioned, but please check to see if your locking hook is the same. This is an important detail. Also keep in mind that you will need to drill new holes to mount the 82-003. Be careful and drill straight so not to damage the glass. You may want to have a contractor or locksmith install it for you.
A home owner from Forest Hills, NY says:
Dave, thanks for your help. I was able to get my mom to take a piece of paper so I could properly measure the space between the holes. I have attached a new photo that shows the distance between the top and bottom holes from the locking mechanism is 7 centimeters each and the total from top to bottom is 14 centimeters. Would you have anything like that so we don't have to drill new holes? Please advise. Thanks for all your help. Mom just turned 84 and this means something to her.
User submitted photo of their door handle.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Can you please confirm? According to my calculations, 7cm only comes out to about 2-3/4", which seems too small. We don't have any handles in this style that have that kind of hole spacing. I also cannot tell if the locking hook is the same.
A home owner from Forest Hills says:
I will go over things this evening. I will update and send a better picture with a ruler and the locking hook. Thanks for your help
A home owner from Forest Hills says:
Thanks for your help. Attached please find a couple of photos that I hope help show the size and type of handle we are trying to replace. Let me know what you have that could work. Thanks.
User submitted photo of their door handle.
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
Thanks. I still say the closest is the 82-003 handle set, though I cannot guarantee it will work. Yours exact lock set is discontinued, I believe. You may want to contact a locksmith in your area or a handy man to see if they can install the 82-003 handle on your door.
A home owner from Forest Hills says:
Isn't it an issue that the top and bottom holes on my mom's door and the handle are 5 1/2 inches apart? Do you have a handle that has a 5 1/2 inch spread? That seems like it would fit better than drilling new holes. Please advise. Thanks.
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
I'm afraid not. Your handle is not made anymore, and the 82-003 is the closest possible match we have been able to find. I apologize for the inconvenience.
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