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    It's a Takagi from JWW and calling it a turd is kinda harsh on my part,but I have such a strong hatred for a rustic finish.For 217$ shipped it's a steal.

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    Do you need to spend as much sharpening it as you spent thinning and refinishing?


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    Takagi use's clay on the HT/quench process but there is no hamon.Do you think I should give it a quick etch to see if it brings it out??

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    It won't hurt.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Marko Tsourkan View Post
    Do you need to spend as much sharpening it as you spent thinning and refinishing?
    After all the abuse on the edge this blade is still crazy sharp

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    This is one odd looking differential HT,if that's what it is.

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    takagi's "hamon" is always pretty darn close to the edge as I recall

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    Very interesting thread. Thanks, Mario.

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    Could that be the core popping through?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Martell View Post
    Could that be the core popping through?
    Core on a honyaki?

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