View Full Version : Yasuki Aoko blue steel new?
06-28-2012, 06:07 AM
I was looking at some Yoshihiro knives, and came across Yasuki Aoko as the steel. I went looking on zknives and found nothing. Is this something new or just a rename.
Inquiring mind here is wondering.
06-28-2012, 06:11 AM
Most likely aoniko or blue #2. Yasuki is the town name of Hitachi steel plant: See Alex blog's about blade show in Yasuki (http://thejapanblade.com/blog/2012/05/22/blade-show-in-yasugi/).
06-28-2012, 06:16 AM
lol ty. On zknives it comes up as aoniko, aoko 2. And a few others blue 2 is also there too. Again ty.
06-28-2012, 06:36 AM
aoko just means blue steel, I think. But there are blue #1 aoichiko and blue #2 aoniko. blue #1 is a bit more rarely used in a production, that's why blue #2 guessing.
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