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replacing sliding closet door bottom track

A home owner from San Diego says:
I want to replace the existing closet door track and your 72" Sliding Mirror Door Bottom Track Product Code: 23-242 looks like the correct replacement part.
Three questions:
#1 two of my openings are smaller than 72", can you cut them to order?
#2 one of my openings is 132", is it best to get 2 72" pieces and again cut to size?
#3 where the 2 72" pieces meet, will the closet door run smooth or will it hang?

Thanks for your help!
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thank you for posting! Yes, the 23-242 Sliding Mirror Bottom Door Track can be cut down. For a 132" opening, I agree that your best bet would be to use two 72" tracks and just cut them down.

Assuming that the cut between the two tracks is flush, the closet door should run smoothly.
A quick learner from san diego says:
Do you cut them down? Or do I need to purchase a 72" and have them cut down myself?

Thanks
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
You would have to cut it down yourself; sorry for the confusion. I recommend a fine-tooth saw for this project.
A quick learner from san diego says:
great. Final question, is the satin nickle a true muted silver color as opposed to the gold which is shiny.

thanks
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Our Satin Nickle option for the 23-242 isn't quite as shiny as the Polished Brass option, but it does have a slight metallic sheen.
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