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    Quote Originally Posted by rob streeper View Post
    Anyone know why British saws are softer than comparable period Disstons?
    Could it be that the British saws were optimised for ease of sharpening, while the Disstons were optimised for bending? (I'm thinking of the story about the young Disston bending a saw in half demonstrate the superiority of his wares.)
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    Just had a thought; Footprint saws are also a bit softer, maybe I could ask them why.
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