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by J david
Sun Jan 21, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: How do you rate your own sharpening skills?
Replies: 41
Views: 356

Re: How do you rate your own sharpening skills?

It is hard to rate yourself without being able to compare yourself to other sharpeners. I have been fortunate to have purchased many dozens of knives from various makers in Japan, Europe, and the U.S. In my experience, I am able to rival the edges from many of these makers and best the edges on most...
by J david
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yoshimitsu AS Tall Nakiri 180mm Pass Around.
Replies: 22
Views: 323

Re: Yoshimitsu AS Tall Nakiri Pass Around.

I'm all over this one. Very interested if there is room for me. Let the new guys have first go before including me.
by J david
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: What's a non-muddy stone 2-300 grit, splash n go?
Replies: 37
Views: 438

Re: What's a non-muddy stone 2-300 grit, splash n go?

Yeah, I do too. I just don't like using the diamond plates unless I have to.
by J david
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: What's a non-muddy stone 2-300 grit, splash n go?
Replies: 37
Views: 438

Re: What's a non-muddy stone 2-300 grit, splash n go?

gladius wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:53 pm
I have both and prefer the pink aluminum, it is a much stronger cutter.
How is the mud on the pink brick?
by J david
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Show us your new knife!
Replies: 244
Views: 6311

Re: Show us your new knife!

Kit Craft wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:06 am
Kalaeb wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:05 pm


Is it from Koki? He is ridiculously fast. I have had knives in three days before.
Still shows at outward exchange office...grr. Lol, gonna be a slow one.
I've had the tracking show this several times as it showed up at my door. May be quicker than you think.
by J david
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: What's a non-muddy stone 2-300 grit, splash n go?
Replies: 37
Views: 438

Re: What's a non-muddy stone 2-300 grit, splash n go?

I'm curious,besides maybe a few quirks of the Shapton Pro 320,like being a little muddy,so to speak,isn't it rather redundant to have a King 300 for doing the same job? I mean,just how much better can the King 300 be to warrant another purchase of basically the same grit? A muddy stone definately h...
by J david
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: What's a non-muddy stone 2-300 grit, splash n go?
Replies: 37
Views: 438

Re: What's a non-muddy stone 2-300 grit, splash n go?

The SG stones are nice, but for what you are looking for, it's hard to beat the king 300. I've moved on from a few low grit stones because they are too muddy. The king is fast enough, splash and go, slow to dish, and not very muddy. The best part is you can find them for under $20 if you shop aroun...
by J david
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: What's a non-muddy stone 2-300 grit, splash n go?
Replies: 37
Views: 438

Re: What's a non-muddy stone 2-300 grit, splash n go?

The SG stones are nice, but for what you are looking for, it's hard to beat the king 300. I've moved on from a few low grit stones because they are too muddy. The king is fast enough, splash and go, slow to dish, and not very muddy. The best part is you can find them for under $20 if you shop around.
by J david
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Watanabe 240 Kasumi with Custom Handle - SOLD!
Replies: 19
Views: 402

Re: WTS: Watanabe 240 Kasumi with Custom Handle

What are you looking for in jnats? I have a few I could part with.
by J david
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Splash and go finishing stone
Replies: 18
Views: 385

Re: Splash and go finishing stone

Kitayama 8k is a good, relitavely fast, soft, muddy, user friendly splash and go finisher. Jumping from 8k is not a problem and actually can be something you might want to try, even if you have intermediate stones.
by J david
Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Full Jnat Progression?
Replies: 9
Views: 258

Re: Full Jnat Progression?

I found a super fast, Igarashi that rivals my shapton glass 1k in speed, maybe it's faster. I can also break down the slurry and finish at around 3k. If I could only keep 1 jnat, this might be it. It is special. Awesome working edge. I think it is rare to have these qualities, but it is out there. I...
by J david
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you use to cut chickens in half?
Replies: 21
Views: 515

Re: What do you use to cut chickens in half?

Kalaeb wrote:
Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:22 am
I keep this up on the wall just for chickens...and turkeys and zombies etc...lol.
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...jealous
by J david
Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: What's Cookin' ?
Topic: Breakfast of Champions
Replies: 4
Views: 106

Re: Breakfast of Champions

jbart65 wrote:
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:58 am
Did you pickle the onions, David? Looks delicious.
I love pickled onions and make them about every 2 weeks. I put them on almost anything. Been trying to eat a little cleaner lately so no dressing other than the yolk and the pickling vinegar.
by J david
Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: What's Cookin' ?
Topic: Breakfast of Champions
Replies: 4
Views: 106

Breakfast of Champions

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by J david
Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Pass Arounds
Topic: 240mm Sukenari Ginsan
Replies: 58
Views: 1971

Re: 240mm Sukenari Ginsan

There have been a couple of really good detailed reviews of this knife so I will be repeating much of what has already been said. First, thank you gastro for the opportunity to give this one a spin. I have never considered purchasing a Sukenari knife. There is just something about them that doesn't ...
by J david
Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: What's Cookin' ?
Topic: Cooking up a strom!
Replies: 7
Views: 122

Re: Cooking up a strom!

Keep em coming.
by J david
Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: stocking stuffers
Replies: 1
Views: 112

stocking stuffers

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by J david
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Pass Arounds
Topic: 240mm Sukenari Ginsan
Replies: 58
Views: 1971

Re: 240mm Sukenari Ginsan

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Enjoying this one. Review coming soon.
by J david
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Put your money where your knife is!!!!
Replies: 28
Views: 839

Re: Put your money where your knife is!!!!

After my first pass around knife was "lost" I thought, just a fluke...bad luck. It happens. After my second pass around knife was lost in transit I said never again. No way in hell would I ever do a high value/rare pass around. Not to say I won't loan out knives to people whom I trust and respect. ...