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by gladius
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTT BNIB Iron-Clad Toyama 240mm Gyuto
Replies: 3
Views: 1079

Re: WTT BNIB Iron-Clad Toyama 240mm Gyuto

Perhaps a long shot, but I am looking to trade my 240mm Toyama, which I have never used, for a Watanabe of the same size (or a 210mm). Must be iron clad or KU is fine as well and definitely in very good or new condition. Any money trading hands would depend on the finer points of the deal. As for s...
by gladius
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Knife Recommendations
Topic: Need suggestions
Replies: 25
Views: 6353

Re: Need suggestions

Fredward wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:04 pm
...seems like I can’t go wrong here.
Any reason why I shouldn’t get the Tanaka?
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You really can't go wrong - all are good knives...get the one that speaks to you.
by gladius
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Knife Recommendations
Topic: Need suggestions
Replies: 25
Views: 6353

Re: Need suggestions

Man alive! That Makoto is so nice! If I were to up my budget would your suggestions stay the same? I like the look of the Tanaka sekiso b2 https://www.chefknivestogo.com/tanakagyuto2.html It’s pricy but ticks all the boxes and looks really great. Anyone have advice on that one? The Kanehiro mention...
by gladius
Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Knife Recommendations
Topic: Need suggestions
Replies: 25
Views: 6353

Re: Need suggestions

I'd pick up that 210 Makoto on the BST for $170. Will outperform pretty much anything mentioned. Has a nicer than usual stock octagon handle. Maple and red pakka. Can upgrade at any point if it really jives with you. Thanks for the Rec. I’m not finding this one though. Only Makoto I see is the vg10...
by gladius
Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Show us your new knife!
Replies: 3157
Views: 294367

Re: Show us your new knife!

mauichef wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:42 pm
Konosuke Fujiyama Blue #1 Fuguhiki 300mm with Urushi Lacquer handle.
Love those Tanaka/Morihiro single bevels!
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Sweet!
by gladius
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Knife Recommendations
Topic: Sancho! My armor! (quest for a knife that’ll cleanly cut boiled eggs)
Replies: 16
Views: 3048

Re: Sancho! My armor! (quest for a knife that’ll cleanly cut boiled eggs)

Fredward wrote:
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:53 pm
It made a bow like thing. Genius.
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by gladius
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Determine Ceramic Stone Grit?
Replies: 7
Views: 2098

Re: Determine Ceramic Stone Grit?

I'm still can't wrap my head around why when refreshing the same knife on my 1500 stone is very difficult to get any slurry and the 3000 stone I get it right away. Is not the 3000 double the coarseness of the 1500 stone? Where does the expensive 1500 stone fit in my sharpening "routine"? The Debado...
by gladius
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: What's Cookin' ?
Topic: Tao Charcoal Burner
Replies: 4
Views: 1209

Re: Tao Charcoal Burner

by gladius
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Knife Recommendations
Topic: 210 gyuto workhorse and 240 upgrade recommendation
Replies: 9
Views: 3269

Re: 210 gyuto workhorse and 240 upgrade recommendation

$135 Kanehide PS60 Gyuto 210mm (Out of stock)
$205 Masakage Yuki Gyuto 240mm

Combined these are within your budget, easy maintenance, easily sharpened and both are great performers.
by gladius
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for a shallow egg pan
Replies: 16
Views: 5535

Re: Looking for a shallow egg pan

That deBuyer should work well. I have the Matfer which is my egg go-to pan. I use a fat pat of ghee for my three egg omelettes and no issues with splatter. It is rather light weight too.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00AQKVX ... psc=1&th=1
by gladius
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Next stone to get?
Replies: 10
Views: 3189

Re: Next stone to get?

michael1778 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:06 pm
This one seems to be a widespread favorite:
Suehiro Rika 5K
https://www.chefknivestogo.com/suri50grst.html

+1
The 5k Rika is an excellent compliment!
by gladius
Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Knife Knowledge, Skills, Technique and Care
Topic: Which Bar Keeper's Friend?
Replies: 5
Views: 1912

Re: Which Bar Keeper's Friend?

d_rap wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:51 am
Yes. And Mark shows it in use in a CKTG video. Works great.
https://www.barkeepersfriend.com/produc ... -cleanser/
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The powder cleanser works well too...

https://www.barkeepersfriend.com/products/cleanser/
by gladius
Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Stone advice
Replies: 11
Views: 3425

Re: Stone advice

Greetings and welcome to the forum. Either Shapton Pro or https://www.chefknivestogo.com/chosera-stones.html,Chosera are fine sets: Shapton Pro are slightly faster and stronger cutters while the Chosera polish slightly finer and are larger but cost more. You can keep the 800 (a good stone) and add t...
by gladius
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is "Swedish" Steel Exactly
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: What is "Swedish" Steel Exactly

Radar53 wrote:
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:18 pm
Hi Gladius. A-ha, another piece to the puzzle I hadn't considered. Just as a clarification for me, do I read into your post that the "Swedish" simply refers to country of origin, rather than anything else?

Thanks
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Yes that is correct, country of origin.
by gladius
Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is "Swedish" Steel Exactly
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: What is "Swedish" Steel Exactly

The iron ore is sourced from Sweden which is a very clean ore low in phosphorus and sulfur. It has been world renown for a long time as being very high quality.
by gladius
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Konosuke Sumiro grind
Replies: 35
Views: 910

Re: Konosuke Sumiro grind

Ah yes, a little digging found...
Nihei knives are produced in Fukushima, Japan. Former apprentice of Yoshikane Hamono...


I like the finish!
by gladius
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Konosuke Sumiro grind
Replies: 35
Views: 910

Re: Konosuke Sumiro grind

Is this a Sanjo blade? Yoshikane??
by gladius
Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New mouth to feed - ideas?
Replies: 50
Views: 1437

Re: New mouth to feed - ideas?

Bad dog!
by gladius
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: What's Cookin' ?
Topic: What did you cook today?
Replies: 654
Views: 80951

Re: What did you cook today?

Massive Pork Rib Chops Cooked them for a minute or two directly over the coals, then moved them to the indirect side (covered) for what seemed like an eternity. Finally pulled them at ~140 F. Plated Up Chop, German-style purple cabbage (with apple cider, apple cider vinegar and caraway) and leftove...