No problem. I shall take from this that vai777 either runs his edges paper thin or I misinterpreted his comment.
I hope the vendor is knowledgable and you don't get the : you have used/ sharpened the knife , can't take it back answer
Sounds pretty lame, I would expect a lot more from a knife like this. If I see this happen I usually think to myself I havent deburred properly or something
I suggest 240mm Ginga, from Ashi Hamono in stainless.
It runs about $180 US. That leaves you money for shipping and taxes if any.
Pretty much the reason why I bought the misono was the expectation of being able to take a higher level finish. Swedish carbon steel could possibly be