Hand Tools

Subject:
Re: they do clog easily...

David Weaver
Their issue is just simply hardness. The sharpness of the corner comes off right away in steel. I don't have a "good" one, but have a much larger reamer that looks like a giant reloading deburr, and it's a little more crisp but a whole lot harder.

I don't know enough about how they're made to know for sure, but would suspect they're a whole lot cheaper to make in a lower alloy steel at a really soft final temper.

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