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Offline tropdevin

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Lovely Ysart weight, but...
« on: May 05, 2009, 05:11:23 PM »
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Yet again, a nice Paul Ysart weight threatened by a crack. :cry: He did have bad luck with incompatibility or annealing.

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Re: Lovely Ysart weight, but...
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2009, 11:44:02 AM »
That's an annealing crack.  You'll get one like that when the the piece is allowed to cool too much before it goes into the annealer.

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