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Replacement weather strip wool piling

A quick learner from South Elgin, IL says:
Attached are pictures of the base and height of my storm window wool piling weather stripping.
The base is 1/8" and the height 5/16"

Do you stock this size? If not, can you steer me in the right direction?

I'm not sure of the window manufacturer.
User submitted photos of wool pile.
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
This is unusual. Back when we actually manufactured storm windows, all the manufactures used the wool pile with a 3/16" base like our 58-001. However looking at your photo, the backing is unmistakably 1/8" wide.

What is the backing made of? Is it cloth or nylon? Old cloth backing has been known to shrink and tear. I'm wondering if maybe your backing started out at the 3/16" width. What do you think?
A quick learner says:
In reviewing the size again, I'd have to go with the 3/16" base, and go with the 58-002 since that height of 3/16" is closest to my measured height of 1/4". The base is nylon.

I'll submit an initial order for the 58-002.

Thanks again for all your help,

Ron
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