OKNA windows--final question

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OKNA windows--final question

#1 Post by krypton » Mon Jan 05, 2009 5:39 pm

what kind of balance system do they use?
does the weld look like all the other welds?
any design on the inner frame like soft-lite, gorell,and park ave?
how does it rate performance and lookwise against the above 3?

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Re: OKNA windows--final question

#2 Post by Henry5 » Mon Jan 05, 2009 7:44 pm

krypton wrote: what kind of balance system do they use? Power Lift Balancing System
does the weld look like all the other welds? Its a clean looking weld
any design on the inner frame like soft-lite, gorell,and park ave? No
how does it rate performance against the above 3? Go to NFRC Site compare the 4
and lookwise against the above 3? Depends on the person looking at it.

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Re: OKNA windows--final question

#3 Post by krypton » Mon Jan 05, 2009 8:43 pm

gorell and soft-lite are said to have clean welds; i have seen both. is OKNA cleaner than those welds?
OKNA has an auto lock similar to schuco PAL lock?

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Re: OKNA windows--final question

#4 Post by Henry5 » Mon Jan 05, 2009 9:06 pm

krypton wrote:gorell and soft-lite are said to have clean welds; i have seen both. is OKNA cleaner than those welds?
Not sure, never really paid that much attention to the welds they blend in nice there real clean.

OKNA has an auto lock similar to schuco PAL lock? NO

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Re: OKNA windows--final question

#5 Post by krypton » Mon Jan 05, 2009 11:02 pm

the OKNA site mentions "auto lock". i took that to mean an automatic locking systen similar to schuco.

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Re: OKNA windows--final question

#6 Post by Windows on Washington » Tue Jan 06, 2009 9:43 am

I have never ordered an Autolock on any application from them. Personally...I can't stand them, although Force V does appear to be the best version of that out there.

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Re: OKNA windows--final question

#7 Post by Window4U (IL) » Tue Jan 06, 2009 1:24 pm

I don't use them on Schuco (Force V) either after trying them years ago when I first became a dealer. I ended up replacing all the auto-locks with cam locks and I now order them all with the trouble-free cam locks. With the average service call costing me $200-$300 in gas and labor, I can't afford to send guys out several times a week all over Chicagoland to adjust PAL locks so they close properly.

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