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pivot bar similar to 26-040

A home owner from California says:
I'm looking for a pivot bar similar to your 26-040 but with two screw holes instead of one. It's a 3" long bar with the holes at 1" and 2". I don't see it on the website, but maybe I missed it. This will be used with the 15-046 shoe. Thanks.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
I'm having trouble finding a pivot bar with that exact hole spacing, however the 26-040 does have a hole at 2". Which of the two holes do you use? Could you get away with using the 2" position?
A home owner from California says:
Currently using both holes. Attached is a pic of one of the windows that is still intact. On the other windows either the pivot bar has completely rusted out, the shoe is broken, or both.

I tried removing the second screw and leaving the bar with just one screw at the 2" position and it seems sturdy enough -- but that's not the way it was designed. If you can't find the bar with two holes, I'm sure it would work.

These vinyl windows were installed at the end of 1997 if that helps you source the parts. No logos or nameplates or stickers that I can see, so I don't know what brand they are.

Thanks.
User submitted a photo of a window balance.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
I'm afraid we have not yet been able to find a pivot bar with that exact hole spacing. The closest we have is our 26-068, which has elongated holes that may be more flexible, but I can't be sure if it will work. At this time, it appears our 26-040 is our closest match.
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