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spring type seal

A quick learner from pa says:
this seal was taken off an older wooden door jamb. it is a spring type but has a kerf on it . the distance between the jamb and the face of the door is only 3/16". new doors are 3/8" and i had tried the foam seals that are installed in newer doors but the seal wouldn't compress enough.
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
This looks like our 58-173. Check it out and tell me if you agree!
A quick learner says:
That's what I was thinking. But will the circle part compress down past 3/16"?
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
I actually grabbed one of our 58-173 lengths and compressed the bubble. I found that the bubble was fairly soft and compressed down to about 1/8", hitting the base part of the bubble. Would this be sufficient?
A quick learner says:
I would say it will work. The average gap from door to jamb when closed is 3/16
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