I sharpened my 240 gyutohiki from Mario today. It takes a wicked edge and looks very nice with thepolish he puts on it...
I think I paid $45 for my 5.7Sun Funy (second hand) of the old series.... Guess i'm as old as you! :-)
Brian you can't do Meyer lemons several different ways. After washing in hot soapy water, I slice very thin 2mm, pick out the seeds and layer with salt/sugar
Just a note - once you will have a sharpening session with that 1200 bester - doing last few strokes with less pressure will definitely help to get the