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Re: growing pains..
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david weaver
..I've seen old LN cap irons, but none old enough that they were ratty (just the old design on planes that a friend of mine has - he doesn't use his planes, anyway, so it doesn't really matter).

At the same time you're talking about, LN was only hardening part of their irons because (speculating) they couldn't control the warpage. That's all part of growing pains. Someone who asked them about it (due to an iron that went past the hardening) told me they said most users wouldn't get past the first inch. That's true, anyway.

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