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273388 scottg <scottg@s...> 2021‑04‑08 Re: WTB - Froe
not some rusted, mushroomed "antique"

  Yes Dan, you do.

  The new made froes suck!! Flat billets of 1/4" steel and poorly forged 
eyes just do not cut it.
You want an old one with a 1/2" thick back tapered all the way to the 
edge, and a full forged tapered handle socket.
  The big 20" long blade froes are pretty much overkill.
You can handle anything you are going to do with a 12"

    Rust makes no difference. You are going to wear that off the first 
time you honestly use it.
  If its mushroomed, grind off anything that might fracture off or keep 
it from going down through a billet. But otherwise who cares?

I have had a couple of new made froes. I gave them away,
and not to my best friends.
yours scott

    Scott Grandstaff
    Box 409 Happy Camp, Ca  96039

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