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Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
08-Sep-03 - 11:58 PM
Thread Name: How old are steel strings?
Subject: RE: How old are steel strings?
Difficult to say when true steel springs came in, certainly people like Paniagua have done the research. Steel depends on the right amount of carbon and temperature; Able metallurgists could have found the formula before the Renaissance.