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    this if you are looking for a cheap alternative...

    this if you are looking for a cheap alternative to a toolbox

    nothing else like ultimate edge or koobi will come in under budget
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    Tojiro DP still for me the others mentioned...

    Tojiro DP still for me

    the others mentioned come a close second but the feel of the tojiro is the easiest to transition to in my opinion, plus its a great knife for the price and for what it is
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    i would go for a deba for fish, nothing else ...

    i would go for a deba for fish, nothing else

    for other meats, i have a major dislike for hankotsu or honesuki. i prefer a petty as it is much more versatile and i cannot afford nor do i have...
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    i had the 270mm suji and let me tell you, ive...

    i had the 270mm suji and let me tell you, ive never had a stinkier or more reactive knife

    cut great though
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    i tried this about a year ago and worked it for a...

    i tried this about a year ago and worked it for a few months. i love the idea of using a 4-5k to polish the teeth of a 400-1000k edge.

    my problem was i was trying to be a minimalist too much. i...
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    my two non soakers are kitayama and arishiyama

    my two non soakers are kitayama and arishiyama
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    the worst part about that yanagi was the fact...

    the worst part about that yanagi was the fact that its left handed so my typical sharpening that i do with my yanagi got kinda thrown out the window. it was given to him by a chef that he really...
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    This is a knife that i did my best to restore. i...

    This is a knife that i did my best to restore. i put about 5 hours into it by the end of the project. we stole it from my wife's chef and i fixed it up as his birthday present. the 2 before...
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    i cut stuff i do not think that paper tests or...

    i cut stuff

    i do not think that paper tests or hair tests show everything. they give you just a small piece of what you are looking for. if you are sharpening a straight razor, then shaving arm...
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    my first knife was also a hiromoto but mine was...

    my first knife was also a hiromoto but mine was the AS. i found out a lot about knives and especially how to care for them and sharpen them. i could see what not wiping off a knife would do to the...
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    it matches up and then some!! it took some time...

    it matches up and then some!! it took some time to get the bevel where i wanted it but now that i have it where i like it, it performs beautifully. a side note that may make a difference on why i...
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    240mm A-type gyuto 210mm Suisin IH wa-petty...

    240mm A-type gyuto
    210mm Suisin IH wa-petty
    tojiro scissors
    leather strop
    tasting spoons, tweezers, fish scaler, brush
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    i always keep mine away from metal as well. i...

    i always keep mine away from metal as well.

    i made a sink bridge out of 2x4s and that provides me with flat surfaces if i need them to remove patina or serious sandpaper/fingerstone work
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    soap and warm/hot water. i usually only need to...

    soap and warm/hot water. i usually only need to use my hands but a damp cloth can go a long way.

    every so often i use a scrubby pad on the handle and re-apply my oil and homemade wax
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    this kind of stuff happens to me every few months. i think even though we develop bad habits, realize them, and fix them, others always seem to come up.

    bad habits to me are not regularly...
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    from a professional standpoint (even though my...

    from a professional standpoint (even though my kitchen days are done), i love wooden spoons

    the problem is if you use them long enough, they become unsanitary. i have gone through quite a few in...
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    sorry if this is OT but i play on the fatman,...

    sorry if this is OT but i play on the fatman, lots of people have left this game but i still have a lot of fun with it
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    so do you play SWTOR?

    so do you play SWTOR?
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    anything a gyuto can for the most part. i use a...

    anything a gyuto can for the most part. i use a petty do do line stuff, cut herbs, veggies etc and i ONLY used my honesuki for boning chickens

    the thinner profile and geometry of the petty works...
  20. Thread: Honesuki

    by Citizen Snips
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    its good at boning and things but i just prefer a...

    its good at boning and things but i just prefer a hefty 150 or 180 petty. it can do more. the honesuki is not versatile enough for me
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    ya, stainless can hold up more and when they are...

    ya, stainless can hold up more and when they are that thin, i dont feel like the sharpness of the carbon affects performance like it would for a thicker knife
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    ya for a laser i would go stainless every time ...

    ya for a laser i would go stainless every time

    anything more and i would begin to look into carbon
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    I have not used the Ginga or Tad but thanks for...

    I have not used the Ginga or Tad but thanks for the info. I really like the Suisin IH and I am still enjoying my Kono very much. I just haven't read that the Ginga was comparable to these three as...
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    do you have or have used all three? i have...

    do you have or have used all three?

    i have always heard the comparison of the tad to the suisin IH but not the ginga
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    wow, im glad at least one person here thinks with...

    wow, im glad at least one person here thinks with the same gutter-mind that i do

    thanks TK
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