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Tilt sash window balance

A home owner from Stockbridge Georgia says:
no markings found, tube is 29 1/2
spring is 17 1/2
Traco Window
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thank you for posting, could you send us some photos so we can assure we find the right part for you?
A home owner from Stockbridge Ga says:
Does this help
User submitted image of their window hardware.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
It sure does. This looks like our Series 850 block and tackle balance. Look it over and let me know if you agree! One thing to keep in mind is the thickness. Yours looks like it's a little on the skinny side. Could you tell me the diameter of the balance? That would allow us to confirm whether the Series 850 could work.
A home owner from Stockbridge Ga says:
the rod part is 3/16 of a inch, the spring is 3/8 of a inch. The 850 series does look like it will work. How do I determine the length to get.
A home owner from Stockbridge, Ga says:
The tube is 1/4
the spring is 3/8
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thank you for clarifying! That means this balance will need to be custom made. That shouldn't be a problem, it's not altogether uncommon. Can you just tell me how many you need? Once I have that I can send you a price quote.
A home owner from Stockbridge Ga says:
The ones I have show you are for the upstairs, I need some for downstairs but the windows are larger in length and width. What information would you need for those. I would like to order at the same time as the upstairs. I need six for upstairs.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Ah, I see. I will need the same exact information you provided for the upstairs balances already.
A home owner from Stockbridge Ga says:
I need 34.5 white shoe for downstairs
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for getting back to us. Is the shoe also 15/16", and is the spring diameter also 3/8"?
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