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#51 Phil Hackett

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Posted 18 October 2016 - 10:08 AM

The designation of "hard" with brasses has to do with the rolling/squeezing of the material. It has nothing to do with the alloy composition. Copper alloys can be work hardened: the more you roll it/work it the harder it gets. The ultimate end of hardness for brass is spring hard...

 

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Posted 18 October 2016 - 10:23 AM

So it was not full hard brass?


From the text of Rick's post, it sounds like the material turned out to be copper.

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Posted 18 October 2016 - 10:30 AM

Well, that was a lot to do about nothing... LOL.


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