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by snipes
Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Knife Recommendations
Topic: Help me find a new gyuto
Replies: 36
Views: 5572

Re: Help me find a new gyuto

I've not used either knife, but do own and enjoy a Kurosaki blade. He makes the Masakage Shimo. He is a young, well respected, up and coming blacksmith. You could do much worse than owning one of his knives. Masakage knives are known for good to excellent fit and finish and typically very sharp out ...
by snipes
Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Forum Requests
Replies: 94
Views: 11502

Re: New Forum Requests

Search behaving properly??
The following words in your search query were ignored because they are too common words: shimo masakage 240.

Ehh??
by snipes
Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Knife Recommendations
Topic: Help me find a new gyuto
Replies: 36
Views: 5572

Re: Help me find a new gyuto

+1 on the Kurosaki AS gyutos +2 The Masamoto KS is a mono-steel knife, it has no cladding and is also not in production right now either. do you know why it isnt in production anymore? or if its going to come back also doesnt the patina forming just prevent rust? or does it do something else It cut...
by snipes
Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Forum Requests
Replies: 94
Views: 11502

Re: New Forum Requests

A report post radio button. It didn't take long for the spammers to find this place. See the video section. There is one. Right next to the "Quote Post" button in the top right corner of each post. The one with the "!". That's what happens when I try to think too hard before getting my second cup o...
by snipes
Tue Feb 07, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Forum Requests
Replies: 94
Views: 11502

Re: New Forum Requests

A report post radio button. It didn't take long for the spammers to find this place. See the video section.
by snipes
Tue Feb 07, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: Knife Recommendations
Topic: Help me find a new gyuto
Replies: 36
Views: 5572

Re: Help me find a new gyuto

I'd also suggest sticking to a stainless clad over carbon core until you figure out if the patina staining associated with carbon is something acceptable to you. AS steel in general is going to give you an excellent balance between edge retention and sharpness. It is a good place to start. The KU fi...
by snipes
Mon Feb 06, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Knife Recommendations
Topic: Petty Problems
Replies: 21
Views: 3454

Re: Petty Problems

Yeah I wouldn't call a petty format the ultimate for garlic and shallots, not tall enough. A nice 160mm or so bunka would give you better board clearance.
by snipes
Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Forum Requests
Replies: 94
Views: 11502

Re: New Forum Requests

There's no "what's cooking" section in the other stuff. I wouldn't mind seeing a recommended restaurant thread as well. I know knives are the primary focus, but knives without food is a shame. It might help bring some more foodies and cooks into the mix. +1. This is a great community. It would be n...
by snipes
Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Knife Recommendations
Topic: Bread Knife: Tojiro ITK 270mm vs Tojiro DP 215mm
Replies: 9
Views: 1785

Re: Bread Knife: Tojiro ITK 270mm vs Tojiro DP 215mm

I can't say I've used both, but recognized that's what you are asking for. I will only say the 270 is the standard by which all other bread knives in this price range are judged. Both are the same price, so I'd ask back to you, is there a reason you wouldn't simply pony up for the gold standard? I h...
by snipes
Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Customer Product Reviews
Topic: Review conventions and standards
Replies: 4
Views: 1183

Review conventions and standards

With a fresh start so to speak I thought I'd throw an idea out which has bugged me over the years with regard to how reviews are categorized and posted. None of this has to do with the content of the review, but more with an aim towards improved searching, which I believe is the point of posting the...
by snipes
Fri Feb 03, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Konosuke Updates
Replies: 1318
Views: 146796

Re: Konosuke Updates

Notification came it at 1:35 am last night.
by snipes
Fri Feb 03, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Knife Brands I've Discontinued
Replies: 61
Views: 10695

Re: Knife Brands I've Discontinued

Masashi, toshi hiro wakui, and a long list of Germans come to mind. Mark, was there a reason on discontinuing Wakui? I wasn't around the forum at that time but knew you had previously sold them. Yes, if TF was the king of chips the Wakui was right behind them. Customers liked them because they drop...
by snipes
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Konosuke Updates
Replies: 1318
Views: 146796

Re: Konosuke Updates

a redundant nope.
by snipes
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: CCK small cleaver
Replies: 1
Views: 667

CCK small cleaver

So I recently came into possession of a gently used 1303 cleaver. This is my first cleaver. What angle and finishing stone grit do people prefer with this thing? As some context I like to keep the bulk of my nice Japanese carbon knives at 12º per side and a 4-8k edge. My gut says something in the 15...
by snipes
Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Konosuke Updates
Replies: 1318
Views: 146796

Re: Konosuke Updates

I signed up and will report back.