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Iceman91
11-27-2011, 03:58 PM
Looking for a new toy to buy myself for Christmas. I am currently considering the following knives:

Stephan Fowler Gyuto
Stephan Fowler Petty/Suji
Pierre Rodrigue Gyuto
Mizuno honraten Blue #2 gyuto
Masamoto KS Gyuto
Hiromoto Gyuto/Suji rehandled, thinned etc.
Martell Gyuto/Suji
Marko Gyuto

Just looking for some input from people that have or have used these knives. Thanks guys!!

oivind_dahle
11-27-2011, 04:40 PM
Xmas 2011 or 2012?

Iceman91
11-27-2011, 04:47 PM
It would be for this year, and i know a lot of those makers have waiting lists, and that is fine with me, the knife doesn't have to be in my hands any time soon.

tk59
11-27-2011, 04:54 PM
Are you looking for anything (in terms of characteristics) in particular?

Iceman91
11-27-2011, 04:58 PM
Are you looking for anything in particular?

Not really, I basically have the essential knives that i need for work and home, so this knife doesn't need to serve a void that i have in my knife block. Just looking for something new and fun. Thanks!

Mike

tk59
11-27-2011, 05:06 PM
If it was me, I'd get a Miz since I haven't tried one and everyone who has one seems to think it absolutely rocks. Of the ones I've actually seen, I'd go for a Marko, then a Martell and then a KS. At this point, I'm on the fence about Fowlers. I'd skip on the Hiro.

Iceman91
11-27-2011, 05:19 PM
Thanks for the input tk, I have also heard nothing but good things on the Miz, other than the KS its the cheapest of the bunch too.

stevenStefano
11-27-2011, 05:33 PM
I'd get a Mizuno. The KS and Mizuno are the only ones listed that wouldn't have a waiting list so I'd go for it. Saying that I already have a KS so I think either of the 2 would be a good buy.