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What are they used for Alan? What kind of stock are they made for cutting??

 

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if you are not too worried to mess them up a bit, I have seen blacksmiths use these to hot-cut steel.B)

they simply stuck the square shank in the hardy and snipped off all the steel that was not needed.

its a lot quicker than a traditional hardy and you don't risk messing up your hammer.

 

 

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3 hours ago, pieter-pauld said:

if you are not too worried to mess them up a bit, I have seen blacksmiths use these to hot-cut steel.B)

they simply stuck the square shank in the hardy and snipped off all the steel that was not needed.

its a lot quicker than a traditional hardy and you don't risk messing up your hammer.

 

 

That would be great if you hot cut the clip in a Bowie as part of the preform.

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23 hours ago, Jeremy Blohm said:

I've tried to find a video of someone using a set of these but i have had no luck. 

I also think this is odd since I was just searching for an example of these shears in use today.   Somehow in the land of youtube this has not been done yet.  If anyone knows of a video please enlighten us.  =) 

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6 hours ago, Sam Salvati said:

It’s sad to use them on hot steel.

I agree with sam i wouldn't use them on hot steel. Sam you wouldn't happen to know of any videos of a set of these bad boy's in use?

 

6 hours ago, Sam Salvati said:

Sell them and buy an import bench shear. 

I will stick to using my crappy hammer and my hardie hot cut.

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So I found a video with a guy using a pair of these. A little over half way through the video of this guy forging a Damascus ring.

5 minutes 18 seconds into the video.

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