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

roger lance
Hank.....I'm mainly a LV guy.....so I referenced them.....but, I did look up Lie-Nielsen cap irons/chip breakers and they said that they were the first to come out with this thicker, flatter design.....and that other tool makers were imitating their design (which is probably aimed at LV since its cap irons are very much like LN).

At any rate, I've had similar experiences as you have had with the stock cap irons on Stanley planes and I think these LV, LN, and now Hock replacements are a valid improvement.....more than just something shiny to add on.

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