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Impact testing of S7

Discussion in 'Gossman Knives' started by Gossman Knives, Sep 21, 2016.

  1. Gossman Knives

    Gossman Knives Edged Toolmaker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 9, 2004
    Was doing some modified heat treatments of S7 and shot this blade with a Ruger 41 mag. to test impact resistance. Blade was hit twice, at the spine and edge. No cracking or fractures. Full impact at 15 yds.
    Scott

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    Last edited: Sep 21, 2016
  2. d762nato

    d762nato Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 16, 2009
    That's pretty good with no cracking and all. I like the bisley too! :thumbup:
     
  3. AntDog

    AntDog

    Apr 3, 2001
    Good shootin' Tex! I'm shocked it didn't crack. Tough stuff.
     
  4. Gossman Knives

    Gossman Knives Edged Toolmaker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 9, 2004
    S7 is pretty amazing steel.
    Scott
     
  5. Northridge88

    Northridge88 Gold Member Gold Member

    932
    Jan 10, 2012
    Cool!
     
  6. 15 yards!:eek:
     

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