Channel Balance 26 5 HV CMC 2

A handy person from Los Angeles says:
I need replacement channel balances for my milgard window. The current balance is stamped "26 5 HV CMC 2" and I do not know which balance to order.
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Mike from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for posting.

Your balance stamp option "26 5" will translate to our stamp option 2650. However, we will need to see photos of your balance attachmetns in order to determine the correct balance Series.

Please take a few photos of your balance and balance attachments and upload them so we can take a look.
A quick learner from Los Angeles says:
Attached are the requested photos
User submitted photo of channel balance.
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Mike from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for submitting your images.

It looks like you'll need the S385-27 Channel Balance with the 2650 stamp. However, please confirm the length of the channel portion of your balance? Is it 27"?
A contractor from San Diego says:
I would like to purchase 4 each of these items:
26 5 3V CMC 2
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Casey from SWISCO responded:

With this combination of attachments, you could have either an S380-27 or S385-27 channel balance. You’ll need to measure as shown below. The Series 380 has a 1" bottom attachment, and the Series 385 has a 1-3/32" attachment. You'll also need 2650 spring strength options for your replacement balances.

Thank you and let us know if you have any other questions or concerns.


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