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How does 853 respond to rolling dents out?

Old 07-06-21, 11:03 AM
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How does 853 respond to rolling dents out?

I'm hoping to close the deal on a dented 853 frame. I'm familiar with using frame blocks to roll dents out of lesser steels, but wasn't sure how air hardened steel responded.
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I haven't worked with 853, but if it's like 753, I suspect the answer is "not well." Unless it's a really serious dent, I'd just live with it.
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It's not so much the air-hardening (which only has any effect near the welds) as the heat treatment that 853 has that makes this is a problem.
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