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Discussion in 'Shannon Steel Labs' started by ShannonSteelLabs, Jun 11, 2019.

  1. ShannonSteelLabs

    ShannonSteelLabs KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 9, 2015
  2. Currawong

    Currawong Gold Member Gold Member

    May 19, 2012
    Woah o_O.

    Was this post-heat treat? I.e. could it be a heat treat problem?

    You use Peters don't you? I'd be interested to hear what they think.

    Were you putting it under stress at the time or just holding it?
     
  3. ShannonSteelLabs

    ShannonSteelLabs KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 9, 2015
    I was just holding it.

    I looked at if for 5 minutes.
    I thought I was actually hallucinating.

    Never broken a blade before.
    Yes it was post HT.
    I'm currently looking into what happened.
     
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  4. Currawong

    Currawong Gold Member Gold Member

    May 19, 2012
    Have you done any more "destruction testing" on the broken bits? ... Just to determine if the whole piece of steel stock is brittle, or if it was just in that one spot?

    Something similar happened to Hunter Martin (Huntsman Knife Co) with Nitro V (link to bladeforums post), he said it was "rare nitrogen inclusions that formed due to the HT protocol used"
     
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  5. ShannonSteelLabs

    ShannonSteelLabs KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 9, 2015
    I have not done any more destructive testing.
    It will be sent to Peter's on friday or Saturday for analysis.

    I do Remember that issue he had. Very odd.
     
  6. ShannonSteelLabs

    ShannonSteelLabs KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 9, 2015
    S90V
    APEX
    Posted in the exchange.
    300 with kydex. Screenshot_20190721-164324_Gallery.jpg
     
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  7. ShannonSteelLabs

    ShannonSteelLabs KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 9, 2015
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  8. jlauffer

    jlauffer Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 11, 2016
  9. ShannonSteelLabs

    ShannonSteelLabs KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 9, 2015
    She is at heat treat!
     
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  10. jlauffer

    jlauffer Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 11, 2016
    Is she spoken for?
     
  11. ShannonSteelLabs

    ShannonSteelLabs KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 9, 2015
    Nope. All the big Elmax blades are available!!!:D:D
     
  12. ShannonSteelLabs

    ShannonSteelLabs KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 9, 2015
    All vanax is at peters.
    And Elmax.
    Hope to get it back soon and get things moving again!!!
     
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  13. jlauffer

    jlauffer Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 11, 2016
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  14. ShannonSteelLabs

    ShannonSteelLabs KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 9, 2015
    One Elmax Camp blade is available!
    The new version of the Camp 1.
    New handle.
     

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