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Viking vinyl window balance

A home owner from reno, nevada says:
Hello, I need three new balances for my Viking vinyl windows. They are about 12 years old. the part number on the old balances is #1740. alo, I need an extra clip that sits in the window channel and holds the balance when removing the window.

Thanks very much.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for posting. Sounds like you have an 18" block & tackle balance with a stamp option of 1740. Now you just need to pick out the top and bottom fittings in order to determine the Series.

I recommend that you look at our Channel Balance Home Page and follow the steps in order to find the Series that best matches what you have.
A quick learner from reno, Nevada says:
Yes, it's an 18" block and tackle balance. According the Channel Home Page Chart, it has a #19-005 top, and a 15-002 shoe. Is this possible?
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Yes, it is! Check out this Custom Channel Balance Request Form I've started for you based on your specifications and fill out the rest of the information. One of our representatives will get back to you with a price quote and an item to add to your cart.

You may also want to confirm that you have the 15-002 shoe and not the 15-001 shoe. Though they are different sizes, they look very similar and customers have confused them in the past. Compare their dimensions to your own shoe to see which is closer. If you have the 15-001 instead, you can simply edit that portion of the form.
A home owner from Reno Nevada says:
OK, It's very hard to tell a difference but, I suppose it's a 15-001 shoe.
So I need two 18" block and tackle balances with a 19-005 top and a 15-001 shoe. Also, I need one of the shiny metal channel clips, that pop out of the channel and hold the balance when removing the window.
Thank you
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Great! I'm glad we double checked that. Like I said, you can simply edit the required field in the form above. As for the take-out clip, see our 16-002.
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