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window tube balance

A quick learner from New Jersey says:
Hi - i'm looking to replace a tube balance (or maybe a pair) in a window that keeps sliding down. the tube is 29 1/2 inches long, and has a blue tip. Should i submit a photo or is that enough information? Thanks.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for posting! Can you also tell me what the diameter of the tube is? I would also like to know if the window is tilt or non-tilt.
A handy person from nj says:
Hi Paul from SWISCO - the diameter is 5/8. and the window is tilt.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Great. It sounds like you may have our Series 600 spiral balance with a blue tip. However, we do not have these balances on the half inch, in terms of length. I think you might have to go with either 29" or 30", but I'm not sure which. What is the full length of the inside spiral?
A handy person from New Jersey says:
Paul - the inside spiral is 30 inches - actually just a hair under 30.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Great. In that case, I recommend that you use the S600-30 spiral balance with a blue tip.
A handy person from noo jerzee says:
Paul from Swisco = awesome. Thanks!

Final question before i order. I'm thinking I also need to order your 75-033 . seems this is needed for proper installation, correct? Thanks Paul.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Not a problem, I was glad to help!

Yes, our 75-033 will work with the S600-30. You may also want to look at our 75-006.

Be sure to check out our handy tutorial video that shows the proper way to charge your balance using these tools.
A handy person from nj says:
you guys are awesome. thanks, blokes.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
It was our absolute pleasure! Let me know if you need anything else, and I'd be happy to help.
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