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Re: LV replacement cap irons......

david weaver
If you have a physical issue with your current cap irons (e.g., something is damaged or worn out), they're definitely an improvement.

If you just like the style better, they're an improvement.

If it's just about controlling tearout or holding the iron down, as long as a plane is well set, it won't really make much of a difference.

In general, they are good basic cap irons and do what a cap iron should do. Actually, I guess that's true about all of them. The only real duds I've seen are the caps that came with shepherd planes (those were workable, just really crude and mine had some adjustment problems due to not matching the slot in the iron).

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