View Full Version : Metal Masters 10k stone

05-01-2011, 09:56 AM
Well I checked out there site not to long ago and saw that they offer a private 10k stone for 80$ including shipping. Has anyone ever used it or something similar? I've either been thinking about getting maybe one of these or a Kitayama so any help would be gratefully appreciated. Thanks again guys.

Citizen Snips
05-01-2011, 02:38 PM
what is your current setup?

are you looking to replace or add a finer polishing stone?

05-01-2011, 02:44 PM
Current is king 1.2k, green brick, king 6k and Jyunsyouhonyama small natural which I only use on carbon. I'm looking to add finer. Thanks again.

Citizen Snips
05-01-2011, 04:14 PM
i use an arashiyama and a kitayama as my two finest polishing stones. ive never used a king 6k but think it might work better with the kitayama. if you are looking for something to give a "mirror" finish i wouldn't suggest the kitayama. the edge and polish it provides are great for a working chef but they are not as beautiful as something like a 10k SS.

i love the kitayama but it took a lot of getting used to, thats for sure.

05-01-2011, 05:45 PM
Well I'm also looking to upgrade my 6k stone here shortly as well. But thanks for the input.

Citizen Snips
05-02-2011, 10:24 AM
arashiyama says 6k but acts more like and 8k while the kitayama says 8k and gives a much finer edge imo.