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Re: No tear stained defense needed..

Charlie
I seem to recall Robert ("Rob") Millard talking about very close cap iron settings on the Knots forum. This would have been in the late 1990s to early 2000s. Ditto Stanley Niemic and perhaps Ray Pine as well. Garrett Hack in his books and articles in FW too, though he does not participate on forums. I'm practically positive that Jeff Headley (Mack Jr.'s brother) discussed close settings on the SAPFM forum a very long time ago.

I have no idea if the Knots forum is still reliably searchable. Others may have a similar recollection though.

Here is Rob's website: http://www.americanfederalperiod.com/

Here is Jeff's website: http://headleyandsons.com/

Even if not setting the cap iron very close, they seem to be making it ok, certainly better than most.

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