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Gary Coffman
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Default Failure to get sharp

On Sun, 05 Oct 2003 21:38:28 -0400, RWL wrote:
On Sun, 5 Oct 2003 09:21:59 -0700, "Bill Marrs"

I don't see any mention in your process of quenching after drawing the
temper in the toaster oven.

Ummm. I was supposed to quench it in water again after annealing
rather than letting it cool in air like I did?

Tempering is *not* annealing. It doesn't matter whether you quench
or not after tempering. It is a convenient way to stop the colors running
if you're differential tempering, but otherwise you can just let the piece
air cool.