Rather than continue on my previous post.. I just copied the last quote, which I very much agree with.. and I've ordered and will order the below so as to make my decision. I feel this was the only road to take( $ 900 bucks later !), save for going to an actual store front, which in western mass...is non-existant.
So here we go...if I have missed a "must try" knife beyond the 5 below. im game to order and check it out !!
1: sakai grand cheff
2: Masamoto VG
3: Tojiro DP...I know I know... did this just because its constantly talked about, a crazy price and curiosity got the better of me.
Second forthcoming are