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    Crossbolt replied to the thread Vacuum Annealer?.
    Thanks. I'm starting to think vacuum may be a bridge too far.
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    Crossbolt reacted to Travis Fry's post in the thread Vacuum Annealer? with Like Like.
    In the knifemaking world we typically use either an antiscale compound like the PCB powder mentioned above (which I don't care for) or...
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    Crossbolt replied to the thread Vacuum Annealer?.
    Good to know. I may go that route as vacuum may be overkill. I have a vacuum annealing quote of about $500 but requesting steel...
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    Crossbolt reacted to Leland Davis's post in the thread Vacuum Annealer? with Like Like.
    When I need to anneal a case hardened action I pack it in the same bone and wood charcoal that I will use to case color it. heat to 1350...
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    Crossbolt replied to the thread Vacuum Annealer?.
    Yes I've got a detailed inquiry in to them. I don't think vacuum annealed probably reducing or scale prevention coating . Perhaps that...
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    Leland Davis replied to the thread Draw File.
    I always raise the file on the back stroke barely just off the surface. When you start on a 42in octagon barrel you don't want to do the...
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    Leland Davis reacted to T.G.III's post in the thread Draw File with Like Like.
    When in the process of draw filing you'll know when you've got the technique correct when you're removing long hair like strands of...
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    The only thing I question is going back and forth when filing longitudinally. In my experience, that's when the filings will build up...
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    Travis Fry reacted to DKanger's post in the thread Draw File with Like Like.
    The only thing I question is going back and forth when filing longitudinally. In my experience, that's when the filings will build up...
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    Dave London reacted to T.G.III's post in the thread Draw File with Like Like.
    When in the process of draw filing you'll know when you've got the technique correct when you're removing long hair like strands of...
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    Dave London reacted to DKanger's post in the thread Draw File with Like Like.
    The only thing I question is going back and forth when filing longitudinally. In my experience, that's when the filings will build up...
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    allan621 reacted to papart1's post in the thread inspiration with Like Like.
    nature inspired
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    Travis_UT reacted to T.G.III's post in the thread Draw File with Like Like.
    When in the process of draw filing you'll know when you've got the technique correct when you're removing long hair like strands of...
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    T.G.III reacted to Archie Woodworth's post in the thread Draw File with Like Like.
    "Draw filing" is a technique and not necessarily a particular file type. Refer to the following web site description / animation showing...
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    T.G.III replied to the thread Draw File.
    When in the process of draw filing you'll know when you've got the technique correct when you're removing long hair like strands of...

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