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it looks fast, but my french is worse then my forging :lol: ask the seller how fast it is (like 28 second quench or 11 second quench). i don't know what else to say, but it looks like it will work for oil hardening steels.

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i just did some quick math and the viscosity is the same (i used an average of 18 for the oil in question). that is if i did my math right. :lol: veggie oil or cheap mineral oil will work pretty well too.

"I have surprised myself with what I can make with simple tools when a definite need arose. I don't think a man knows what he actually can do until he is challenged."- Dick Proennke

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  • 1 month later...

I use one part diesel fuel to 3 parts 30 weight motor oil. I got this from either a knife book or one of the knife making videos out there. Works just great on 5160 type steel!

 

Geno

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I use one part diesel fuel to 3 parts 30 weight motor oil. I got this from either a knife book or one of the knife making videos out there. Works just great on 5160 type steel!

 

Geno

 

I wouldn't use diesel fuel - the flash point is way too low. I also wouldnt use motor oil either because of the additives and stuff that is in the oil for lubrication. A straight mineral with low viscosity will get you the speed you want a lot safer.

D. Scott MacKenzie, PhD

Heat Treating (Aluminum and Steel)

Quenching (Water, Polymer, Oil, Salt and Mar-Tempering)

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