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    Turboconqueringmegaeagle; Did you start out with 3 or 4 lb hammers
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    4lb, it seems to be about right for me, cant go for too long with them but they move hot metal about nicely!

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    I really like your axe mod, this just goes to show that often a cheap tool can be made much better with a little effort
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    Glad you can take this kindly, there’s so much to learn

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    I like the fact that you took the extra amount of effort to swedge a throat into the hammer head and the ball ends of your hammers by moving ther weight farther from the center this should make for a better balance. By cutting the straight and cross peen ends with the grinder you probably ended up with about a 3 1/2lb hammer making them be that much heavier on the main business side giving them that much better balance as well.
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    HEY MATE, Bloody good job ,very impressed. I love your home made fuller idea. Thanks a million AL


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