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From the origin point, measure downwards the crutch depth (also called the body rise), place a point here (A) and connect with the origin point (a vertical line). Draw in a second horizontal line at this location - this is the crutch depth line. If you don't know the crutch depth, you can estimate it from the waist measurement as follows :

(Metric) Crutch Depth (cm) = 0,175*Waist(cm)+15,4 cm ;
(Imperial) Crutch Depth (in.) = 0.175*Waist(in.)+6 in.

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    Aug 26, 2014, 01.28 AMby muimui69

    How do you get the measurement for crotch depth? I don’t understand the formula Crutch Depth=0.175 waist+6in. Can someone tell me how to measure crotch depth?

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      Sep 14, 2014, 12.19 AMby profiler

      It depends on the individual, the formular gives you an estimated crutch based on your waist measurement. For example if your waist measurement is 32, multiply it by 0.175 =5.6, add 6in to that = 11.6in. Thats your estimated crutch depth

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