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david weaver
I started woodworking only around the time LN started changing cap irons to their flat design. I don't remember the hock caps being a new thing.

It was sort of taken as gospel at the time that a hock high carbon steel was a bar none improvement over a stanley iron, but the one I had microchipped. I see Brent Beach's did, too, and couldn't last with a slightly softer eskilstuna iron.

I got along with the cap iron fine, though, but haven't used one since 2012, and can't really make very definitive statement about their ability or inability to fend of shavings in the gap.

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