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Do you profile your cap irons?

Patrick Chase
Do you profile your Jack's cap iron to "follow" the camber of the iron, or leave it straight and set it back far enough to avoid overlapping the corners?

I do the latter, mostly because I don't want to compromise mating at the leading edge of the cap iron (if you camber avcap iron then its corners may lift up a bit due the the undercut on the cap iron mating surface).

My most aggressively configured Jack has ~0.06" of camber, which in turn means that the minimum cap iron setback is at least that much in the center. It doesn't seem to buy me all that much in that configuration.

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