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by Bensbites
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS: Konosuke Fujiyamas and Kochi gyutos
Replies: 12
Views: 234

Re: WTS: Konosuke Fujiyamas and Kochi gyutos

This will not last long...
by Bensbites
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nonpermanent Handle Install
Replies: 35
Views: 3385

Re: Nonpermanent Handle Install

I'm currently looking at replacing the stock handle on my Shizuku with a new one from Joe (jobone). How do I safely get the original handle off? Is there any way to salvage the original handle? Cheers! 98% of the time I am able to remove a handle, even epoxied handles by lining a piece of hard wood...
by Bensbites
Sun Dec 16, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Bensbites
Topic: 2018 Handles
Replies: 103
Views: 6812

Re: 2018 Handles

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Black pakkawood, maple, curly redwood.

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Black Ash Burl and Yellow Cedar Burl
by Bensbites
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Takeda owners only
Replies: 25
Views: 459

Re: Takeda owners only

slobound wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:53 pm
btbyrd wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:47 pm
300 choil shot:

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That 300 is a BEAST! I experienced the same thing with my Takeda. All belly, no flat spot, which is totally different than all of my other knives. But I think that’s what makes it so intriguing in my lineup.
What about the nakiri?
by Bensbites
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Bensbites
Topic: 2018 Handles
Replies: 103
Views: 6812

Re: 2018 Handles

Black palm, curly redwood and fiddleback maple. Hot damn...

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by Bensbites
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Knife Recommendations
Topic: Who makes the best R2?
Replies: 16
Views: 262

Re: Who makes the best R2?

I would say they all make good R2, I would try and understand the grind and profile that fits your style.
by Bensbites
Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bensbites Flash sale: all in stock items ends 12/14/18
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Re: Bensbites Flash sale: all in stock items ends 12/14/18

delmar wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:59 pm
Why oh why can't I see the photos?
I posted a link to Instagram.

Try clicking this link.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BrVWK7FBmhC ... 4qoux91xtx
by Bensbites
Thu Dec 13, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Bensbites
Topic: 2018 Handles
Replies: 103
Views: 6812

Re: 2018 Handles

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Fiddleback maple and black pakkawood. Yummy!
by Bensbites
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bensbites Flash sale: all in stock items ends 12/14/18
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Bensbites Flash sale: all in stock items ends 12/14/18

I am having a two day sale to clear out instock investory.

One piece handles, easy DIY installs, $50 plus shipping
Magnetic single knife blocks $20 plus shipping.
Discounts on multiple items.

Please email me. Bensbites at gmail.

by Bensbites
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: New Arrivals
Topic: Mazaki White #2 Kurouchi Gyuto 240mm
Replies: 6
Views: 234

Re: Mazaki White #2 Kurouchi Gyuto 240mm

I like the way those look. Of course I currently have four knives in this size range and two more used on the way.

Knife buying is on h
by Bensbites
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Bensbites
Topic: 2018 Handles
Replies: 103
Views: 6812

Re: 2018 Handles

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Black pakka wood and stabilized curly redwood ! Wow
by Bensbites
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Forum Issues
Topic: Slow Loading
Replies: 21
Views: 597

Re: Slow Loading

Jeff B wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:22 pm
Don't know why but I keep having trouble with the site being VERY....SLOW....loading....EVERYTHING! Been going on for what seems like the last month. Getting very frustrating. I've cleared my cache and cookies and nothing helps. This is the only site I have trouble with.
Definitely slow today.
by Bensbites
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS: Konosuje Fujiyama White #2 Cleaver
Replies: 18
Views: 426

Re: WTS: Konosuje Fujiyama White #2 Cleaver

What a great pickup! I’ve been using mine exclusively for the past 3 weeks, and I’m falling in love with it more and more. I wasn’t sure if I was gonna be a cleaver guy, but it looks like I am. How does the handle feel? I recently rehandled a moritata wa cleaver and the owner was so happy with it h...
by Bensbites
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How about this idea?
Replies: 55
Views: 831

Re: How about this idea?

I love the idea. My knife budget and remaining storage space about both about 0, but I think it is very cool!
by Bensbites
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Konosuke FM Blue #2 240mm Gyuto Laurel Handle - SOLD!
Replies: 11
Views: 301

Re: WTS: Konosuke FM Blue #2 240mm Gyuto Laurel Handle

Wow. That took a whole 15 minutes.
by Bensbites
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forum benefits
Replies: 10
Views: 252

Re: Forum benefits

I agree this had a different feel than most. I gravitate to forums for online experiential research. I first found this one while trying to up my cutlery game three years ago. The members here are helpful without the machismo locker room vibe you find on many forums. I never would have guessed this ...
by Bensbites
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bar Keeper's Friend good on Aogami Super?
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Re: Bar Keeper's Friend good on Aogami Super?

I agree with reply above.

If you use bkf to remove the patina, wash 2 x with a paste of baking soda/water. Make sure you neutralize all the BKF acid.
by Bensbites
Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Daovua Leaf Spring 240 Video
Replies: 25
Views: 512

Re: Daovua Leaf Spring 240 Video

nakneker wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:17 pm
ChefKnivesToGo wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:40 pm
I wonder what they could do with good equipment and good steel?
If they invested and had some guidance on what to make I bet it would pay off. They’re certainly capable.
If we start a knife maker VC fund, can we get paid in cash and knives?
by Bensbites
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Daovua Leaf Spring 240 Video
Replies: 25
Views: 512

Re: Daovua Leaf Spring 240 Video

I wonder what they could do with good equipment and good steel? It doesn't cost that much money to set up a proper workshop with a modern spring hammer and grinding wheel. They would probably need to import the steel. How many junked Russian jeep leaf springs could there be in Vietnam? There are lo...
by Bensbites
Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS Daovua 210 gyuto
Replies: 9
Views: 395

Re: WTS Daovua 210 gyuto

Ut_ron wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:51 pm
Pm sent, I’ll take it.
Thank you for saving me.