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by slickmamba
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Young Samurai
Replies: 121
Views: 5205

Re: Young Samurai

Holy! Wednesday arrival? So fast
by slickmamba
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: New Arrivals
Topic: Yahiko ICE gyuto
Replies: 22
Views: 1543

Re: Yahiko ICE gyuto

these are beautiful
by slickmamba
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Funayuki and yanagiba
Replies: 6
Views: 649

Re: Funayuki and yanagiba

That funyaki looks basically like a short deba, haha
by slickmamba
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OH NO
Replies: 10
Views: 501

Re: OH NO

Cardboard/paper is very good at absorbing water from the air due to humidity. At 50% air humidity, your cardboard/paper will have 7-8% water, and at 100% air humidity it will be around 20% humidity. http://www.pilous-packaging.com/index.php?page=vlivy-na-lepenkove-obaly-2 Which isn't horrible depend...
by slickmamba
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Teruyasu Fujiwara: Wa handle not centred. Was this done on purposely?
Replies: 30
Views: 1114

Re: Teruyasu Fujiwara: Wa handle not centred. Was this done on purposely?

That is some great customer service, but yeah it is alot of burden on the shop, maybe you can get a discount on a future purchase instead? It comes down to your choice, it is your money, you shouldn't be unhappy with your purchase
by slickmamba
Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New knives to add to my list?
Replies: 75
Views: 2922

Re: New knives to add to my list?

To follow up on salemj's comments: I admittedly don't get super excited about trying new knives anymore, but I still enjoy trying new stuff if it doesn't cost too much to do so. Having tried enough expensive or high-end knives, I know there is not much difference in performance between a $200 Japan...
by slickmamba
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB 240mm gyutos: Makoto W2, Anryu Blue hammered, Kurosaki Laser AS
Replies: 7
Views: 457

Re: WTB 240mm gyutos: Makoto W2, Anryu Blue hammered, Kurosaki Laser AS

slobound wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:59 pm
Any interest in the Makoto white2 Damascus?
Sorry just looking for the regular w2, non damascus for that one!

not a big fan of damascus finishes
by slickmamba
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Teruyasu Fujiwara: Wa handle not centred. Was this done on purposely?
Replies: 30
Views: 1114

Re: Teruyasu Fujiwara: Wa handle not centred. Was this done on purposely?

Don't worry, its fully defective, please send it to me for proper disposal ;)
by slickmamba
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: KS vs Coleslaw!!
Replies: 17
Views: 911

Re: KS vs Coleslaw!!

Can't wait to try a KS one day looks like fun
by slickmamba
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Cktg stone set
Replies: 16
Views: 694

Re: Cktg stone set

congrats great deal
by slickmamba
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Show us your new knife!
Replies: 1715
Views: 69882

Re: Show us your new knife!

damn lufty those are sexy
by slickmamba
Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB 240mm gyutos: Makoto W2, Anryu Blue hammered, Kurosaki Laser AS
Replies: 7
Views: 457

Re: WTB 240mm gyutos: Makoto W2, Anryu Blue hammered, Kurosaki Laser AS

update, sorry I wasn't specific enough, only looking for carbon steels right now, AS, Shirogami 1/2, aogami 1/2
by slickmamba
Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB 240mm gyutos: Makoto W2, Anryu Blue hammered, Kurosaki Laser AS
Replies: 7
Views: 457

WTB 240mm gyutos: Makoto W2, Anryu Blue hammered, Kurosaki Laser AS

Hey guys, I'm looking to buy one or more of the following gyutos in 240mm! I don't have any friends to let me try their knives so my best bet is it buy a bunch and try them out, keeping the ones I like the most so here goes! 1. Makoto W2 2. Anryu Blue 2 hammered 3. Kurosaki AS laser(maybe kuroichi) ...
by slickmamba
Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Knife Recommendations
Topic: Munetoshi KU 240 vs Makoto 240
Replies: 15
Views: 614

Re: Munetoshi KU 240 vs Makoto 240

Haha, its all good.
by slickmamba
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Japanesse and Western style handles
Replies: 3
Views: 201

Re: Japanesse and Western style handles

I think as long as there are no bubbles and the tang is set correctly, the handle should hold up pretty well. You will be gripping it around the tang anyway, unless you're chopping holding from the end for some reason.
by slickmamba
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP Anthony Bourdain
Replies: 34
Views: 1330

Re: RIP Anthony Bourdain

RIP tony, he knew his weaknesses and tried fighting against them.
by slickmamba
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Videos
Topic: Restoration (so much info in one video)
Replies: 14
Views: 1381

Re: Restoration (so much info in one video)

I love this channel.
by slickmamba
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Konosuke Fujiyama - TRADED!
Replies: 13
Views: 1057

Re: Konosuke Fujiyama - TRADED!

congrats!
by slickmamba
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recommendations for nice sous chef/line cook APRON?
Replies: 7
Views: 367

Re: Recommendations for nice sous chef/line cook APRON?

Damn those hardmills with the towel belt look amazing(nvm not a towel belt, sewed all the way). But thats alot of dollars haha