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SHower door drip rail

A home owner says:
I have a stall shower with a 24" door that needs a new drip edge. The current drip edge measures just under 23" - shouldn't I be able to find a drip edge that's an exact match for the one I'm replacing? If I use your 10-324, I believe I'll have to cut it down on both ends, and also drill new holes in the door to attach it. If I cut it down on both ends with a hacksaw, those cut edges will be sharp - how would I dull those sharp edges - with a file or rasp? Thanks.
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
Hello! Yes, cutting is your best option. Many shower door companies produce a certain series of door for only a brief time before discontinuing it, so finding an exact match can be difficult.

Most service people cut the side of the shower sweep facing the door hinge to keep the exposed edged nice. They re-drill holes to install the new sweep when the old holes don't match. Just make sure that the new holes don't go above the old holes or you might hit the glass.
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