Pile Weatherstrip

A contractor from Houston, Texas says:
I need the part number for weatherstrip 3/16 base and 1/2" thick pile.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for posting, Steve. We have two wool pile samples that may work for you. See our 58-198, which is 7/16" high, and our 58-179, which is 5/8". They both have the same base width of 3/16". You might do better with the 58-198 because the 58-179 might be too tall, which can cause the sash to bind, but carefully measure your pile just to be sure.
A quick learner from Houston, Texas says:
There are two aluminum doors but only one side has the channel for the weatherstrip. The gap between the doors is appx 1/2" so would you recommend one over the other or should I order both to be sure?
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Dave Sr. from SWISCO responded:
When you say the gap is approximately 1/2", can you clarify more precisely? Is it a little over or little under a 1/2"? If it's over, I would recommend the 58-179 , but if it's under I would consider the 58-198 instead. Either way it's your call.

Another thing to consider is a trick I liked to do in the past. When the wool pile I installed was too tall, and the doors would not close, I would give the wool pile a shave with a single edge razor blade. You need a steady hand, though, since you don't want to shave off too much.
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