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are we talking sledges or forging hammers? i have a 10# plumb cross pein sledge,and as far as forging hammers go i have a 5.9# hand forged rounding hammer. Basically a lump of steel on a stick that i use to punch and drift hammer stock when i have no striker.

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I married my wife for her 17# crosspeen; but the local store back there carried new ones to 20# and some old CCC folks claimed they used 32# ones to break rocks. (2 different groups located in different parts of the country making the claim a bit more believable)

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Well I have a 25# sledge use it often to straighten stuff out or loosen something up

anything past 25# & I am looking for someone else to swing it !!!:o

Steve's Welding

PS -- it never lets me down it will either fix it or destroy it

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