Hand Tools

Subject:
Re: growing pains..
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Re: growing pains.. ()

John in NM
That probably was due to warping problems, you're right. Given the locale at the time, they may not have had any expert toolroom guys on staff. Could also have been due to available treating set ups. No way of knowing at this point, at least not for those of us in these armchairs :D

Reminds me of a friend who makes and sells metal shears for jewelers. He makes the blades out of some armor plate alloy rather than screwing around with heat treating - offers free replacements for anyone who wears them out and says he could send out 3-4 sets per shear before he even came up to the cost of heat treating (3rd party that is).

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