Re: [SCA-JML]Steel geekery - Merchant Steel
- The whole exchange was mainly out of indirect curiousity.
>I don't think I've ever seen MS thinner than 1/16" andOk, I was wondering if someone had started selling merchant steel in sheet form now.
>not in sheets, only in flats.
>I'm not sure why this would be cool because it's prettyBecause if it was possible to track down say, 1/16 merchant steel sheet, regardless of the as delivered finish, it might make things like spring steel pieces more economical... Spring steels are most often delivered as well finished cold-rolled and demand premium pricing... Getting a hardenable steel at basically scrap pricing is always a good thing.
>crappy material unless you like the hot rolled look.