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Old 12-24-2020, 03:59 PM
Raspvtin Raspvtin is offline
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Location: Chicago, IL
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If its for damascus cut a sliver heat treat it and see how well it hardens. The main issue with rail to look out for is cracks and stress fractures when forging as they can be usable for rail with micro fractures but not so much for forging.

I'm assuming these are relatively modern post 1900 rails as with european rails it is possible for them to be old enough to be wrought iron where as its much more rare to find US rails that old.
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