Hand Tools

Subject:
That one still stings...
Response To:
I'm fond of vanadium ()

Jim Matthews
DW dissed my beloved ECE chrome vanadium irons, years back.

Something about "Later letters in the alphabet sound automatically more spensive."
(or summat alike that)

I'm still sulking.

;)

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I wonder how many of the additives developed by steel exporters were just to make a shiny product that presents well. I'm thinking of the Solingen and Seki works in the 1970s.

My cheapo Okapi folder from South Africa is still wikkid sharp but looks like an archeological find. My high Chromium Swiss army knife looks show room new (after 15 years) but never has been genuinely sharp.

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