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Unread 06-22-2022, 08:01 AM   #11
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I wonder if Parker as well as others used different manufactures for dofferent grades of steel? Dr. Gady wrote there was a difference in the grade of steel. I guess we will never know for sure, but it has been interesting to find this out.
Jim, Dave Suponski wrote an article for Parker Pages on the properties of the various grades (Acme, Titanic, Parker Special, Parker, and Vulcan) fluid-pressed steels. Edgar Spencer is an athority on varius steels used in Parker’s barrels.





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So my thought is , there may have been different producers of rough tubes, or certainly different runs of steel. Interesting not only did Parker do this, but all of the majors did. I suppose WW1 stopped a lot of the transfer of products from Belgium!
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That’s right Jim.





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Typical bureaucracy even back then. They were looking for a solution to a problem that didn't exist.
UNION'S--The Beginning of all Problems! They were Just Getting Started
Around that Time Frame.

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As noted , the Vice President of the United States has quoted. That all (ALL) labor should be within the labor unions. Scarry thinking Huh!! keep Biden in there He hasn't a clue!
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