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David, et. al.

I want to machine some custom punches and I’m looking at using some drill rod. I’ll be hardeninig them myself. Would A2 tool steel drill rod be appropriate? I have some 2L14 steel rod on hand but I think it might be too softn even after trying to harden it.

Your thoughts?

Thanks!
Tom

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