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Old January 29, 2013, 08:41 AM   #27
Mike Irwin
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"If it gets too hot on the wheel it will start to turn straw color or blue & should be re-hardened & drawn or the tip may chip or break under heavy torque."

That's why I grind mine on a low RPM water bath stone.
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