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    Quote Originally Posted by Marko Tsourkan View Post
    The flat spot on KS is not 1/2, it's shorter.
    The flat spot on brand new, never sharping 240mm KS...
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    Quote Originally Posted by mpukas View Post
    I had purchased - and returned immediately - a 52100 Ultimatum from the first batch. One of the things I didn't like about it was that it really wasn't a very good copy of the KS. Sure it was flat from the heel forward to about the 1/2 point - DEAD flat, which too me is too flat, and the KS and Yusuke KS-clone are not - but at the last bit towards the tip I thought that it turned upwards too much. Maybe I'm remembering it wrongly. PT - can you post a comparison shot of the tip profiles?


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    Thanks for the pic, PT. That's a much better looking tip on the Ultimatum than the one I had.
    Shibui - simplicity devoid of unnecessary elements

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marko Tsourkan View Post
    The flat spot on KS is not 1/2, it's shorter.
    Yes, I know - I'm referring to the flat spot on the Ultimatum and how was different than the KS.
    Shibui - simplicity devoid of unnecessary elements

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