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Window coil balance

A home owner from Havre de Grace, MD says:
I have attached 2 photos of the balance ( I think that is the name). Can you help me find the replacement parts please?

Thank you,
Martin
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Hello, Martin. Check out our Series 190 coil spring and 15-180 pivot shoe and see if these could be what you need. I don't see the shoe in your picture so you will need to confirm. It also looks like you need new pivot bars, so see our 26-040 for a possible replacement. Use plenty of WD-40 when trying to remove the old one.
A home owner from Maryland says:
Thank you for the answer Paul.

You are correct, there is no shoe. Is there one single unit that can be purchased to take care of the one screwed into the side of window sash? (Pictured).

Martin
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
You may be able to use our Series 140, but you will have to first make sure that it will fit in your jamb track. You also need to choose the correct strength version by weighing your sash and then dividing that in two; unlike other balance systems, coil balance strength is split between the two balances on each side, so if your window weighs 10 pounds you would want two 5 pound balances.
A home owner from Havre de Grace says:
Paul,

I installed the two balances and window pivot bars yesterday and the window works great.

Thank you for your help. I have passed along your website to my contractor and other investors for future use.

Thank you,
Martin
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