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First of all, I'm new here, so I apologize in advance if I'm posting in the wrong section. But I've seen a lot of (guesses) thrown out there about what type of steel these are made of, so I found a list of the properties. Now I'm not familiar in this area, so I'll just let someone else answer that. But here's a screenshot of it.

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Not too helpful without knowing which manufacturer and which type (and how to ID them...) as they come in differing types even from the same manufacturer.

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As I recall those come in 40 to 60 points C varieties; (your spec is for an upper end version).  *MUCH* better than RR Spikes for items needing hardening; still a bit low for edge holding.

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The spec sheet says 56-64 pts. Points Carbon are 1/100th % each. So 56 pts = .56%

Not so hot for edge holding but I like them for hatchets, hawks, etc. as well as jobs that need tough springy  say pry bar, rock chisel, etc.

Frosty The Lucky.

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I made one into a small raising hammer:

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Thinking about it on a long drive yesterday got me to thinking about forge welding a couple, few with some 15n20 for pattern and having the coolest: pry, wrecking, speed, etc. bar on ANY job.

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Looks pretty close to 9260. I like to use them for tomahawks.

 

 

 

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