Finally my Watanabe has arrived:
On day latter and a picture I also need to post in the tread: My favorite
If edge retention is primordial, Takeda could be a good option. Mine takes months on my home use routine to loose its edge.
More important than
when you start to actually get embarrassed going on trails because you have way better knives than everyone including the chef(s).
Looking to try a cleaver for a bit of fun. I don't mind if it's in poor condition. Id prefer carbon, an old cck or something but I'm pretty open to anything.