I've no problem with reaching back and pulling out a SWAG. When it's presented as such. Me thinks you are offering anecdotal experience as something
I like the FKM better, nothing against that knife also check out the Gesshin Uranus at JKI
The Hattori is a really nice piece, but I've always found the bolster too squared off, coming into the blade face, and thus didn't really click with it.
Did you ever post pics of the Nakiri? I am a huge fan of the one I have from you! Going to fire you a PM shortly with another question as well!
I have the HHH production gyuto a d the AEB-L is pretty awesome and the handle is O e of the most comfortable I've ever used