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Old 10-16-2017, 09:46 AM
The Rev
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The tempering process is done after the heat treating; it needs to be done fairly soon after heat treating due to the internal stress of the steel. Before heat treating you should have your rough grind leaving about the thickness of a dime. After the tempering you can now clean up the blade and do a finish grind making sure you don't over heat the blade.
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