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Dec 23, 2009 · 65. 5 Metal handle, pivot coil spring Super Knife new in box. $ 10.00 66. 4 ¼ Black metal handle, pivot spring 440 stainless hawkbill blade. $ 10.00 67. 7 ½ Black metal handle, pivot coil spring, spearpoint blade with button lock. $ 15.00 68. 7 ¾ Wood handle pull thong release, coil spring

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Sep 17, 2015 · Messages. 5,545. Sep 15, 2015. #12. Mahoney is dead on about rebar, there. Very unpredictable. I've quenched it and had it snap like glass, other times, hardly any carbon. Coil springs, as Stacy says, are good for junkyard steel. Better than leafs, if you have a forge. What Kind Of Carbon Steel Are Crowbars - BladeForumsJun 28, 2013 · so my first knives have been made using Harbor Freight Crowbars. i know that they are a medium carbon steel and from what i have learned that is somewhere between 1030-1045 carbon steel. i can get them cheep enough, (i do have a line on LOTS of leaf springs i am planning on getting), and so far seem to make a decent knife. not the high quality of a 1095 or 5160, but good.

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Apr 29, 2013 · 2,520. Apr 24, 2013. #1. There seems to be a lot of interest in making knives from reclaimed steel (repurposing). One reason that is given for NOT using steel from old springs is because over time they will begin to fatigue and develop minute stress fractures. If the steel is heated up to welding temperatures for the first couple of heats while Coil Spring Steel Type BladeForumsJan 31, 2008 · 3,814. Jan 31, 2008. #2. Could be just about anything, 1060-1070-1080 even 1095. Some used 5160 for coil springs also. You will need to do some experimenting to find out what you need to harden them in. Start with your goop then go to brine. As soon as you can get a real quench oil. It will make a huge difference.

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