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    wondering since these are no longer available except from hiromotos to go, something we can change it to? Izakuchi? from Jon

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    I really like the look of the maple on that, reminds me of the blue Burlsource maple.

    Just curious, when thinning a blade like this does it allow the opportunity to correct some of the asymmetry? I know you can't put metal back, but I thought I remember reading in an earlier refurb that the cladding on one side was thicker than the other ootb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cheeks1989 View Post
    That is really sexy Dave.
    Thanks Jim



    Quote Originally Posted by CoqaVin View Post
    wondering since these are no longer available except from hiromotos to go, something we can change it to? Izakuchi? from Jon
    Good question....




    Quote Originally Posted by tjangula View Post

    Just curious, when thinning a blade like this does it allow the opportunity to correct some of the asymmetry? I know you can't put metal back, but I thought I remember reading in an earlier refurb that the cladding on one side was thicker than the other ootb.

    Is it possible to correct asymmetry? Nope, not even remotely possible without making it look like a turd. The best I can do is to correct for an even grind/thickness of the blade and hope for the cladding to look OK in the end.

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    Dave do I look like chinacats I am clearly a monkey and not a dog.

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    I really should read the asymmetry thread from start to finish sometime

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cheeks1989 View Post
    Dave do I look like chinacats I am clearly a monkey and not a dog.
    Sam, you funny just like your monkey
    once in a while you get shown the light, in the strangest of places if you look at it right

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cheeks1989 View Post
    Dave do I look like chinacats I am clearly a monkey and not a dog.


    hahahaha - sorry Sam!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tjangula View Post
    I really should read the asymmetry thread from start to finish sometime

    Good luck!

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    It'll probably make me feel sorry for myself being a lefty


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