Originally Posted by Campster
Sounds like from what everyone says, it is normal.. My question is why wouldn't they cut that molding/ trim piece shorter so that it is not in the way when the slide is retracted so that the slide would sit perfectly flush with the stationary siding? What is supposed to be the normal looks like lousy workmanship to me...I think that would bother me too.
If you look at how the slide and seals are constructed, the slide does not even touch the trim as that lip on the slide compresses the slide seal and there is still about 1/8" clearance to the trim. IMO it would look shoddy if they cut the trim flush with the slide lip but to each his own.