John N

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    Hello ! Ive got the anyang 25 ton presses in stock, as Owen posted above. Very slick professionally built machine. Welcome to come and try one at my works in Manchester. shoot me a message on here, or I am @non_jic on instagram. 3 kw, and I can offer…
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    Ill regurgitate my top knife grinding tip, quite proud of it as I worked it out myself :sleeping:

    If you watch the sparks coming off the bottom of the blade, and adjust pressure accordingly so the sparks are even from the full width of the belt, you are square…
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    better photos, as has been mentioned :)

    constructive criticism.... dont try and do it all on one knife. Nail the basics, clean grind, proportions, fit and finish, then start to work in the embellishments like filework etc.
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    In the interest of science, I did stick my finger in a coil when it was running and nothing happened.

    If you stood to near it and you had any piercings in the vicinity you would get a warm surprise though !
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    Ive got one, had it for a few years, useful bit of kit but i've never really explored its full potential. (I was considering selling them for a while)
    My observations are it would be crap for heat treating (even carbon steels), as you can not hold temp,…