I bought this GPIO header kit from Amazon to make my own shields. I have an Arduino BT, and it has a smaller than normal gap between GPIO pins 7 and 8, (3.5mm vs normal 4.5mm)and because of that, I had to slightly bend the pins on the shield I was making. This invariably put some bending force on the Arduino PCB, shown below by measurement.
Normal: 78.64 mm
Deflected: 78.84 mm (being that the top corners of the multilayer PCB are now the boundaries instead of the flat edge)
Is this a safe deflection or will I be at risk of breaking connections inside the PCB?