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Page Updated April 3, 2014

(NEW STEEL)  15N20 for damascus

This is AISI 1075 w/ 2.1% nickel

 

Mill specs are;   C-0.78%,   Mn-0.39%,   Ni-2.1%,   Cr- 0.15%    Spring tempered at (42-45 Rc)

Price of all steel does not include shipping.

 

For material that is .080" + or - thick. Approximate cost per pc. 

Shipped in 2 pound packages

1" x 4"         $.50 ea.                1 1/4" x 4"       $0.60  ea.           1 1/2" x  4"     $0.75 ea.

1" x 6"        $0.75  ea.              1 1/4" x 6"       $0.85   ea.          1 1/2" x 6"      $1.00  ea.   

 

Sheared to size for optimum time management and ease of making billets.  These strips can be ordered the width that you specify.  They will be priced at $5.00 per pound plus shipping.     I can get about 30 to 40 pounds per medium flat rate box.

 

 1095 - .062" X 1.5"

Price per foot - $2.00

 

 

The mill specs for the 1 3/4" 52100 round bar:

                        C= 0.93    Mn= .30    S= .006    Si= .200    Ni= 0.05    Cr= 1.37       Mo= 0.01

  I have used this steel to pass my performance tests for the Journeyman and Mastersmith tests of the ABS and to win a lot of the cutting competitions of the ABS Hammer-Ins.  It was used to placed first in the 5" hunting knife, 8" tactical, 10" regular cutting and the first First Place at the Spirit of Steel with a 10" damascus blade of 52100 and 15N20.  For those that may want a bit of back ground on the steel and how it performs, Cliff Stamp did a test on it several years ago and some of the results were posted on Blade Forums.  Below is a link to the thread. http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=159731&highlight=ray+kirk+bowie

1.75" 52100 round bar  $30.00 per foot  (8.36 pounds per ft. )

    

 Price is per foot plus shipping.

 

3/4" 5160 round bar  $4.50 per foot  (1.5 pounds per ft.)

The mill specs for the 5160 :   C= 0.61    Mn= 0.78    S= 0.02    Si= 0.20        Cr= 0.79 

 

5/8" 52100 round bar  $5.00 per foot  (1.0 pounds per ft.)

 

3/4" 52100 round bar  $7.50 per ft.    ( 1.5 pounds per ft.)

 

1" 52100 round bar    $13.40 per ft.  (2.675 pounds per ft.)

 

New size Available of 52100 Round Bar.

Best Buy At $4.00 per pound

.531" diameter - $3.00 per ft. (0.75 lbs per ft.)  This size would be easier to hand forge into a small knife such as the full tang integrals shown below.

 

Mill specs. for .531" dia. 52100;  Carbon- 1.01,  Si- .26,  Mn- .33,  P- .011,  S- .002,  Cr- 1.44, Ni- .02

 

Shipping address zip code is 74465 and USPS calculator is http://postcalc.usps.gov/ to help calculate the shipping costs to your address.  I ship priority mail unless otherwise specified by customer.

Priority mail has a flat rate box  that I can ship at least 30 pounds in for $11.65 plus $.65 confirmation cost.  If you can use pieces in lengths of 12" long, then that would be the cost of shipping priority.  I have also included a list of the places I will be in the coming year for those that live close enough to pick up their orders.

 

Custom rolling for hard to find sizes (2 1/2" x 24" limit) is $3.00  per pound  plus material and shipping.

 

Contact  Ray Kirk     Cell:918-207-8076  or   ray@rakerknives.com

Mailing address; PO Box 1445, Tahlequah, Ok. 74465

For shipping UPS; 25494 So. 530 Road, Park Hill, Ok.  74451

 

 

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Mailing address:

P. O.  Box 1445,  Tahlequah, Ok.  74465  1-918-207-8076

Shipping address:

25494 So. 530 Road,  Park Hill, Ok.  74451

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