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Sliding Door Top Inside Weather-stripping

A handy person from Plymouth mn says:
I cannot find the exact so I was looking at:

- Bubble Seal with angled base, 9/32" 58-055
- Foam Filled Weatherseal, 58-170
- Bubble Seal, Bronze or White, 5/16" 58-053

Any recommendations?
User submitted a diagram of weatherstripping.
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
Personally, I like the 58-055. That said, does the sliding door press up against the weatherstripping? If so, then the 58-055 would create drag against the sliding door. The 58-170 might be a better choice in that case, but the difference may not be that much. It ultimately comes down to your preference.
A quick learner from Plymouth mn says:
Thanks for your response. The weatherstripping is attached to the interior trim and presses against the side of the door. Which of the two, 58-055 or 58-170, is more compliant.
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
I think that if the door slides against the weatherstripping, you might be better off with a foam-type like our 58-170. I believe the foam would be easier for the door to slide against as it would cause less friction. A vinyl bubble-type like our 58-055 could make the door drag more, but ultimately it is you call.
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