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    My non-production, custom order, Heiji 225mm Santoku


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    That is a beauty !

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    Quote Originally Posted by schanop View Post
    My non-production, custom order, Heiji 225mm Santoku

    Errr

    Very nice!

    Almost as nice as my Shig Ku Santoku

    I am jealous

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    L.R. Harner 22 cm CPM 154 santoku

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    And that Harner has a gorgeous handle and liner combo. You HAVE TO show it, Rick.

    Santokus are aight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lefty View Post
    And that Harner has a gorgeous handle and liner combo. You HAVE TO show it, Rick.

    Santokus are aight.
    Okay, Tom, as requested:



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    Wouldn't having a 240mm santoku make it uber blade heavy considering how tall the blade remains close to the tip? Just seems like a lot of steel in my mind, and the reason they stay relatively short.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jared08 View Post
    Wouldn't having a 240mm santoku make it uber blade heavy considering how tall the blade remains close to the tip? Just seems like a lot of steel in my mind, and the reason they stay relatively short.
    not necessarily. also, theres functional reasons for wanting alot of steel above the tip. the reason santokus usually are only 160-190mm long is because theyre used by home cooks mostly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jared08 View Post
    Wouldn't having a 240mm santoku make it uber blade heavy considering how tall the blade remains close to the tip? Just seems like a lot of steel in my mind, and the reason they stay relatively short.
    Nope.

    Plenty of tall gyutos out there. Takeda for instance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mute-on View Post
    Errr

    Very nice!

    Almost as nice as my Shig Ku Santoku

    I am jealous
    My Shig KU santoku is a shorty and left hand side is a little weird



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