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
I do not read German, but on the picture ( https://lookalivecontest.files.wordp...0/imag0492.jpg ) it does look on a thick side.
The 1200 stone is a solid stone and pretty easy to use with decent feedback. I have experience with a natural amakusa, king 800, super stone 1k and chosera