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replacement patio door handle 5-1/4" screw holes

A home owner from Shoreview Mn says:
i need help. i have been searching for weeks. i need a replacement handle set for a sliding glass door (approximately 40+ years old). i can't believe it's this difficult to find something that will work without having to do modifications. i've attached several photos. i would like a handle that will blend well with age of house and not look flimsy. the holes in the door are 5 1/4 inch apart (from center of holes). any help or advice you can provide would be greatly appreciated!
User submitted picture of sliding door showing screw hole measurements and locking system.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thank you for your patience in this matter. After researching this matter, we suggest that you take a look at our 82-035 Patio Door Handle Set. The length of its face plate is 8-3/16", and the screw hole center distance is 3-15/16. You will have to drew new holes to fit it to your door; just make sure that the center hole is lined up, and use a straight edge or ruler to get a straight line so that you do not drill into the glass, which is important. You may want to get help from a local professional.
iption Alternate image of 82-035 Patio Door Handle Set showing face plate length.
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