Why not pick up a up a Fujiwara in carbon or kanemasu. The kanemasu is a good knife for the price. http://japan-blades.com/big-seller/1667.html
Should be near identical, so you shouldn't notice any difference.
Originally Posted by ridedpu
Although I don't use it that much anymore, my 270 white#2 Konosuke gyuto is a briliant knife for me. I've thought of selling it a few times over the last two years, but then I will mess around with it and realize how great it is.
Gesshin ginga has better fit and finish and heat treatment according to what I've been told.