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Vent lock installation

A distributor from USA says:
I need some info on how the vent lock is applied. I am trying to have a 3/0 x 6/0 s.h. window meet egress with the device in place. Is this possible.?


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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for posting! I'm afraid I do not know as to which of our vent locks you refer. Can you specify which SWISCO part number it is that you're looking at? We would be happy to supply directions once we know what you have!
A quick learner from OREGON says:
I dont have any of them. I just want to know if you have a system that can be installed on the S.H. window that still allows it to open for egress
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
We have lots of different vent locks that work on a wide variety of windows, I'm afraid I cannot identify what you have based on that information alone. You could always consider our 26-387, which is a surface-mount. Check out the video below to see how they're installed.
A quick learner from Gresham Oregon says:
All I am trying to find out is if you have vent lock system
That works on single hung windows to allow the window to open
Fully or partially .
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Well, what you've outlined is essentially a description for all vent locks. Without more specific information, the 26-387 is the only thing I can think of. This is a very versatile vent lock that can work in many different windows, but I do not know if it will work for you or not. You will have to look at the video and the specs we show online and use your best judgement.
A quick learner from Gresham Oregon says:
Does the 26-387 vent lock allow you to open the window fully whenever you want it to and when you want it only 4 inces you can do that as well?
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Yes, it will. You can watch the video Tom posted above to see how.
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