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03-06-2013, 02:17 AM
anyone ever used one of these? seems like a dp with a crappy wa handle and i want to try my hand and doing a rehandle and need a 210mm suji/petty and its pretty inexpensive. so anyone got anything on these?


03-06-2013, 02:22 AM
it is the dp with a wa handle. the site that's unmentionable has the wa handled dp versions of the gyuto minus the zen mark.

03-06-2013, 02:31 AM
i dont need another gyuto i have 1 240, 1 270, and 1 210. i really need a 210 petty/suji to use for breaking down citrus and fruit and as a line knife when i cook at night. for pastry its great for most work since its a tight kitchen. i guess ill pull the trigger since it fits what i want.

labor of love
03-06-2013, 02:34 AM
the dp was one of my first j knives. i liked it. Not nearly as difficult to sharpen as some other vg10 blades out there. i cant think of any other wa gyutos in that price range...perfect knife to play around with.

03-06-2013, 02:37 AM
i cant find another 210mm petty/suji a that price other than the dp at $10 more and the kanamesa e series for $80. so i guess ill order this thing

NO ChoP!
03-06-2013, 10:01 AM
That's a nice price...

03-06-2013, 10:40 AM
yeah i ordered it last night, so now i get to have knyfeknerd teach me how to rehandle.

03-06-2013, 02:43 PM
with a wa handle

I would say with a weak handle, not a "wa" :D

03-06-2013, 02:56 PM
Well it will be gone soon enough

03-06-2013, 11:38 PM
I would say with a weak handle, not a "wa"

i wouldn't mind playing around with that weak handle til it crumbles then i start deciding on rehandling it. that is if i actually find someone that can do that for me on here. lol.

03-07-2013, 04:13 AM
i currently have a grand cheff being not only rehandled, but converted from western to wa by taz57 if you guys are interested in acquiring his services, shoot him a pm. btw pumba, you can come check out his work in person when it's finished.

03-07-2013, 04:33 AM
* taz575