Marko also uses an S grind I believe.
R2 is stainless, but a little discoloration is pretty normal. It's a little odd that the cladding takes on a patina; was the knife supposed to be clad
I'm sure more knowledgeable people will chime in with better info, but my understanding is that many different things effect the appearance of the hamon
by this time i dont think that it could be an akifusa anymore...
im pretty confused bacause
The TSA will inspect your luggage. I've never had my knives stolen but you do hear horror stories. I'd recommend buying one of