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Old 09-05-2017, 10:14 PM
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Default Re: Quenching gravers

Hi Gail, Wouldn't matter... I generally try not and get them hot. If grinding, I monitor with fingers close to tip and when hot dip in water. M42 can should be able to take quite a bit of heat before it starts to anneal (soften). Here is a an old thread about them.
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