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Remarkable restraint
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Warren in Lancaster, PA
You can call me a contrarian if you want, but I think I have shown remarkable restraint on this curved cap iron issue. I must have had thirty chances already to comment on this, but did not engage until eight days ago when Patrick asked me point blank what I did. [Do you profile your cap irons? 10/13/2017]

Larry Williams was actually the first to bring up this issue around 2008. He had not read Kato very carefully and was under the mistaken impression that the cap iron had to be within .004 of the edge to be effective. He suggested that for a cambered iron, the cap iron would then have to overhang the edge at the corners. Larry thought he had read Nicholson, but he had not read that carefully either because he completely missed the part where Nicholson addressed this issue. If Williams had engaged me directly I probably would have straightened him out at that time.

For nine years I held my tongue on this and the thanks I get is suggestions about being argumentative, trolling, contrarian. Remarkable.

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