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Old 12-29-2020, 06:32 PM
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When I wrote my response I KNEW that Vans recommended slight toe in. I could not disagree more. We could rehash all the engineering logic but theres no point to it. To each their own. Do what works for you.
True.... Engineers love to argue a particular design philosophy , but on this particular topic there is a lot of aircraft design publications that support the toe in position as a standard.
Particularly with legs that sweep aft and will change toe alignment as the leg deflects under load.
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