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    Guess this front frame angle

    This is a TiLIte ZR that I am getting ready for a vet to pick up next week. It has specials for a 2.5" deep cross tube and 14.5" fixed height back. The deeper cross tube is to avoid bottoming if the front upholstery is sagged a little to control frogging as well as make it easier to pick up the chair to load it into a vehicle. The 14.5" fixed back height was selected to provide a solid segment of tubing to clamp on his JetStrem Back (FYI: The chair is 19" wide, but an 18" JetStream will fit). Who wants to guess the front frame angle?


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    Senior Member Broknwing's Avatar
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    85 degrees...not quite 90...if you draw a straight line, you don't get an isocolise triangle and can see the inside angle is just slightly obtuse.
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    95 degrees

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    Eyeball guess = 90 deg or slightly less.
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    I'd say 95 deg.


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    75 deg

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    Isn't the front angle related to the floor, not to the seat? Can't be a 90.... i'm with sis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jadis
    Isn't the front angle related to the floor, not to the seat? Can't be a 90.... i'm with sis.
    I thought the bend in the frame was the angle under discussion? Guess that's the first question that needs answered.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CapnGimp
    75 deg
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    I'd guess 75 or 80. I have an 85 that's tighter than that.

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    I thought the bend in the frame also, but I just looked on mine with the 'shin seekers' as I like to call, them because they stick way out there and it is stamped 70 degrees

    so the SEAT PLANE is 180 degrees minus how much the legrest drops from here equals legrest angle
    Looks to be about 95 lbut LOOKS can be deceiving, I'd guess 105 degress I was measuring the wrong way AND TBDeaux's pic helps
    Last edited by CapnGimp; 01-20-2007 at 07:39 PM.

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