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    What would you choose

    Hiromoto Gin 3 monosteel or Tojiro DP for 210 suji/petty.

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    I have the gin 3 suji in 240...really a great knife; it deburrs and sharpens like dream

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    One of my first Japanese knives was a Tojiro 270 suji. I still use it. I like the big blocky handle and the sturdy feel of it. I don't like the stubby tip. It also seems to come back with chips when it goes out with other people moreso than some other knives. I haven't tried the Hiro.

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    +1 on the Hiromoto

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    Hiromoto's never a wrong choice

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    I don't think I have anything in the DP - cro moly type of steel, but The G3 has got to be the best bang for the buck going right now...I think they could raise the price by 50% and it would still be a 'fair' price.

    love my Hiro G3 gyuto

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    The Tojiro seems to be new and I don't think I've heard of anyone getting one

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    I found it on Bluewayjapan on ebay just a few days ago, but it is no longer there. It is considered a carving knife, with a kind of a nenox/fh choi grind. I have experience with both steels, and although the DP cobalt steel is very good, I decided to go Hiro because of the G3 steel; basically the same as my nenox g type petty. Plus the fact that maybe, just maybe, the Hiro is a tad thinner because of the monosteel.

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