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    Rader 240 gyuto

    Alright guys... I listed this one a couple months ago. Things fell threw and I decided to keep it. Now its back up. I am asking for $600 (this covers shipping and paypal). 52100 steel.... I'm sure I will regret this but I need to do it. This knife was made by Michael as an "ITK series". I believe only 5 or 10 were made. It does not have his MS stamp on it because it was not a custom and I believe his wife helped a little with the handles if I am not mistaken......

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    This is the knife Masamoto ks owners should be fantasizing about.
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    iS that a forced patina or a dammy pattern??

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    It is the original forced patina that Michael Rader put on them before selling. It has never been taken off.

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    The Rader ITK-type knives I saw had a mustard patina (I think that's what his wife helped with.)
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    Any knife not scrubbed in months should go, and this is a beauty. GLWS!

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    Thats the most beautiful Rader ive ever seen (Yes, im a KS junkie )

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    Wow, nice knife. I don't have that kind of money available now, but it's tempting! GLWS

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