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Old 05-05-20, 05:39 PM
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Need help figuring out what this tab is called and where I can get more.... so I can't upload the pic... it's a tab in the side of a vinyl window that keeps the window channel in place for when you put in the window... it's a plastic tab that holds, then recedes in once the window is put in
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Old 05-05-20, 05:56 PM
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Old 05-05-20, 07:29 PM
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Thats a security lock I believe.. You pop them out and the window will only open a few inches..
Old 05-05-20, 09:01 PM
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In the Reflect site in the link are several types of vent locks....... Sliding window vent lock
Old 05-06-20, 04:47 AM
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It's not a vent lock, it's a sideload take out clip. And as far as I know, they are discontinued.

You would probably need to take one out and have it copied with a 3d printer, or switch to metal ones, assuming they would fit your mortise.
Old 05-06-20, 05:05 AM
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The take-out clip is only used to remove the sash or replace the balance. In repairing windows, in a pinch, I put in a screw, in place of the clip, leaving the head out about 1/4" to hold the balance while removing the window.

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