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    Thx for the posts Marko. This makes sense to what I have witnessed, and not knowing why I liked it. I hope one day....
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    I will try one more geometry, and I call it the day and work on some other types - a scimitar, a miroshi among others.

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    informative thread Thank You

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    I am putting this project on hold till I get a feedback on two geometries that that I made so far. Once a third geometry sample arrives, will resume working on a heavy chefs.


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    Marko, your inbox is full.
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    Just cleared some space


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    I finally got a knife in a third geometry that I would like to try. Currently am studying it and will make a prototype shortly.


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    sounds like an upgraded Wusthof ... I love my 8" Classic for cutting up chicken as well as other tasks.
    I'd certainly be interested in something like that ... what would the estimated price point be?

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    Actually, quite different than Wuesthof. The heavy chefs' implied the weight, not the thickness behind the edge. It will not fare well cutting through a chicken, or any other stuff it is not supposed to cut. It's by no means a Western deba.


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    OK, the third geometry prototype is heading for testing to Minneapolis in a pro kitchen. Overnighting it tomorrow, hope it will get there by Thanksgiving.

    This is 250mm gyuto in 52100, 3.4mm over the heel, 2.5mm 50mm from the tip. With a handle it will probably weigh around 275-290g. If geometry doesn't need much tweaking, I will produce a few of these in stainless and semi-stainless (A2) steel.


    I am also going to do another in a geometry similar to Heiji in 52100 and that one is likely to go to Australia for a second round of testing.

    Thanks guys for helping me out with testing and feedback!

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