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Old 09-28-2020, 12:14 AM
Dana Acker Dana Acker is offline
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3/4" wide by 3/16" thick high carbon steel....

As the subject line says, I'm looking for some high carbon steel 3/16" thick X 3/4" wide, any length. I've got some projects coming up and that size would really be handy. I used to buy it in 1095 from Admiral, but they no longer carry that 3/4" width. They offered to cut me some for the cost of a decent newer model used car, but I declined. I've looked at a bunch of commercial steel sellers and mostly what I come up with is 1" widths.

If anybody knows where I can get some, or has some they would be willing to part with, I'd like to hear from you. I can be contacted on forum or off forum at: ackerforge@yahoo.com

I really like the 1075-1095 series of steels, but I'm no steel bigot. O1, W1, W2, 5160, 52100, etc., etc., I'm down with any of those. If I can heat it, beat it, and quench it hard in oil, it will work.

Thanks,

Dana


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