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    Absolutely love my King Crab dinners at home. We have the forks and crab crackers, but there must be a better way. I don't even know what they use in restaurants to cut the crab legs. Any recommendation for the best way.Hankotsu,honesuki,Kanisaki deba, scissors like tojiro stainless Thanks in advance.

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    a nice sharp gyuto or deba is what i use (sometimes a combo of the two)

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    [QUOTE=JBroida;78657]a nice sharp gyuto or deba is what i use (sometimes a combo of the two)[/QUOTE
    Thanks Jon,
    I have a misono ux10 gyuto. Is it up to the task? Certainly don't mind using it just don't want to wreck the blade if something heavier is needed. Thanks for your advice and your consistent helpfulness Dave ( boardsmith) was right in recommending you to me when I bought my board. I will definitely have to throw some business your way.

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    Without doubt; scissors!

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    Thanks for the comments so far. I just know there is a lot of experience with knives and professonal cooks on these boards to help with my conundrum.

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    I use scissors for King Crabs.

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    [QUOTE=Deckhand;78662]
    Quote Originally Posted by JBroida View Post
    a nice sharp gyuto or deba is what i use (sometimes a combo of the two)[/QUOTE
    Thanks Jon,
    I have a misono ux10 gyuto. Is it up to the task? Certainly don't mind using it just don't want to wreck the blade if something heavier is needed. Thanks for your advice and your consistent helpfulness Dave ( boardsmith) was right in recommending you to me when I bought my board. I will definitely have to throw some business your way.
    UX10 will work just find for this kind of technique (deba and gyuto combo is better though... some tasks require deab and others gyuto)

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    [QUOTE=JBroida;78673]
    Quote Originally Posted by Deckhand View Post

    UX10 will work just find for this kind of technique (deba and gyuto combo is better though... some tasks require deab and others gyuto)

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    Thanks for going the extra mile with the information. I have you on my list for getting a konosuke soon. Thank you very much!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mpukas View Post
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    I bet that would work really well : )

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