I was wondering if I'm the only having issues with edge retention on a Mid-tech? Before I use the knife it is very sharp to the touch, after every use it's quite dull to the touch. It takes at least a strop or a ceramic rod to bring it back. Then next time I use it I have the same issue. Am I expecting too much from a semi-custom knife of this price? My other gyutos (AS, Blue#2) go through way, way more before trips to the strop.
I appreciate any input on this. Thanks all