To cut tracks clean and straight:
- Use masking tape or painters tape to ensure a straight cut.
- Secure the track in a miter box when cutting with a hacksaw.
- If using a miter saw, use a blade meant for cutting metal.
To trim wall jamb corners:
- Use tin snips to clip the corners of the wall jambs.
- Use a file for a snug fit.
Specific Series Tips: 5900 Sliding Doors
- The wall jambs fit over the bottom track leaving a small amount of adjustability from the inside legs of the wall jambs.
- If the bottom track is cut on an angle or 1/4" (6 mm) too short, the legs of the wall jambs should provide sufficient space to cover the mistake.
Specific Series Tips: 660/690 Sliding Doors
- If desired, install the end caps to cover gaps or uneven cuts on the bottom track.
- The end cap will cover approximately 1/2" (13 mm) on each side.
Specific Series Tips: 1500 Swinging Doors
Cutting the Bottom Track
NOTE: Right side pivot is shown above.
- When cutting the bottom track, determine which side of the door will be open.
- Cut the bottom track on the end opposite the pivot end.
Wall Jamb Placement
- When installing the wall jambs, position the wall jambs as shown above.
- The shallow side should be closer to the finished wall.
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