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Tool for replacement window operators

A home owner from Pennsylvania says:

Hello, I just recieved an order that I placed with you folks for replacement window operators for Caradaco casement windows. When I look at existing screw locations and new they are recessed back so far that you cannot get to them with any tool I know of. Can you let me know how to replace these without tearing the wood apart?

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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Hey, Michael. I see you placed an order for a few different operators, recently. You purchased our 39-035 & 39-036 as well as our 39-155 & 39-156. Which of these are you referring to, specifically? For either, you should be able to just use a regular screwdriver.
A handy person from Kennett Square, PA. says:
I removed the bottom wood trim to expose the full operator.

It was then i realized i needed the operator which had the 9inch crank so had to send the others back to you guys today and reorder the correct ones.

As for removal and installation, there isn't a tool made to do that job.

I removed the trim and was able to spare it without cracking it, just need to be carful.

My windows are Caradco. Thank you.
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