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Yes, my apologies, I did not mean to detract from the thoroughness of your article, which was excellent as always. Just my frivolous thoughts.
Almost looks like a surgeon's or mortician's knife, though I'd expect either to be more highly finished.
Yes, no do doubt, I just found it amusing that a "hot new steel" (maybe) should turn out to be grandpa's go to home engineering steel.
Interesting that this steel seems to be identical to old spec UK silver steel (EN BS1407, I think?), the new spec being aka 1.2210, which has the...
Belated happy birthday, a bountiful year ahead, and many thanks for your tip top metallurgy essays
That's the very thing I'm talking about!
I noticed this years ago, but my understanding of heat treatment is more along the lines of practice...
I'm not questioning the integrity of your HT!
Rather, it’s a mystery to me why the grains are (or appear to be!) bigger in the unhardened part. I...
Next time snap it across the unhardened bit, too. You will see the the grain is bigger.
Alloy banding only in the unhardened section? The grain will be big there too. Don't ask my why!
Firstly, thank you again Larrin for another great article!
In my experience richer alloy carbon steels such as 1.2519 are very much more resistant...
Thank you for your reply, very informative!
Okay, but in what way are Takefu Steel's carbons much much minor?
I mean, not just minor, but much much minor?
In what way??
I think there is some confusing of Takefu the municipality with Takefu Knife Village (whether there are knives made in Takefu the town that are...
Well, unless it is information coming directly from Takefu Special Steel Co., I guess it is hearsay.
Buuuut.... My version of hearsay comes...
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