Bob Ouellette Posted March 23 Share Posted March 23 2 minutes ago, Joël Mercier said: I've tried once and the edge went all wavy bacon. In other words, quenching with 0.005" at edge on a 2" wide full flat ground blade is a no go. Now I leave as much as I can without compromising full martensite conversion. I'm not saying your method is wrong, of course. To each it's own Still, I'm not convinced about the straightening hammer thing. Maybe @Jerrod Millercould help us clarify whether post HT hammer straightening weakens the steel or not, cause in my understanding, plastic deformation gets you closer to fracture point. Oh, I didn't measure it, but I'd say I was closer to 0.025-0.035 thick Bob O "When I raise my flashing sword, and my hand takes hold on judgment, I will take vengeance upon mine enemies, and I will repay those who haze me. Oh, Lord, raise me to Thy right hand and count me among Thy saints." My Website Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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