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    Too many good knives out there to buy a Moritaka--from anyone...
    one man gathers what another man spills...

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    Hey jimbob, for your A, B, C requirements, budget, and what you have already had, I would steer you to this Ashi Hamono Ginga carbon sujihiki 270mm:

    http://www.jshoppers.com/shohin.asp?...=10&bunrui3=10

    Listing is slightly wrong I think because there is a full stainless version listed here:

    http://www.jshoppers.com/shohin.asp?...=10&bunrui3=10

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    Quote Originally Posted by chinacats View Post
    Too many good knives out there to buy a Moritaka--from anyone...
    i used to defend moritaka, but not anymore. especially now that their gyutos and kiritukes are well over $200. keep looking, you'll find something better for the same price. zakuri knives for instance, are alot nicer and basically the same steel options with much better kurouchi finish.

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    Thanks for everyones help! I might hold off a bit as i won a mac ultimate knife last night and am going to see if i want it, otherwise the budget is increased! Which means many more hours researching knives, damn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mhlee View Post
    Jon does not sell Moritaka. If you're looking for reasonably priced, carbon, kurouchi, wa-handled knives that Jon does sell, take a look at his Zakuri knives.
    I know, I was just using him as an example of a good retailer with a good returns policy

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    Has anyone seen a takeda kiritsuke 270mm?

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    Yep. Pretty big blade because of the taller profile height.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rdm_magic View Post
    I know, I was just using him as an example of a good retailer with a good returns policy
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    I have one


    Quote Originally Posted by jimbob View Post
    Has anyone seen a takeda kiritsuke 270mm?

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    I havent ever heard a bad takeda review so am leaning that way. Have emailed direct to see prices and customisation level.(how much flat section, blade height)

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