I just read the entire other thread. I suppose if I had expected perfectly straight and had gotten what you did, I would have asked the same questions.
I have been reading up on opinions of brands of Italian plum tomatoes san marzano and Italian style for use in marinara sauce. I have used a lot of brands
LKH9 - Do you have any personal experience with Watanabe or his knives? You? Any? Ever? Any first hand basis for slinging crap or are you just regurgitating
Truth is, nobody knows, and search will prove that.
I have a tanaka 240 gyuto in blue 2, from metalmaster, and like it a lot.