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Thread: New GS line of knives from Konosuke Sakai

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    New GS line of knives from Konosuke Sakai

    This is the GS line.
    All of these knives are made of stainless clad SLD stainless steel at roughly 63 HRC
    They are even thinner than the Konosuke HD2 and Swedish Stainless!
    The handles are Khii rosewood with ends rounded
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    The new Konosuke Sakai stamp
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    Extreme thinness behind the edge
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    The price range will be very comparable to the Swedish Stainless by Konosuke

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    Wow, love the lasery design of these!

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    Correction! The SLD is at 64HRC and all of the knives will come with Sayas

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    Price?

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    A 240 Kono HH gyuto is $238, for reference.

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    We cant discuss prices openly on the forum, send us a PM or an email if you have any questions

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    New mark looks like the printed kind you get with Yusuke, and the thin clad construction reminds me a bit of new Blazen/Takamura stuff. They look pretty sweet.

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    When will these be up on your site?

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    Yeah, those look pretty sweet! I sent a PM about the price, and got a quick response. Very similar to HH prices (perhaps a bit higher, but includes a saya).

    Those handles look a bit beefier (a good thing, IMO) than typical Kono handles. Ivan, is that correct?

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