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    Help identifying this santoku



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    Looks like it's from the Asai damascus line. Found at Epic Edge and JCK:
    http://www.epicedge.com/shopexd.asp?...photo=2&size=n
    http://www.epicedge.com/shopexd.asp?id=86717
    http://japanesechefsknife.com/KAGAYA...perSeries.html

    As for which steel it is? No idea.

    Hope this helps.

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    Josh

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    It's a Masami Azai Wa Hocho Santoku 16,5 cm and the core is vg10, if you need more information you just have to ask

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    Well done! Yup, the kanji's the same. Asai or Masami Azai. You can see clearly on some of the photos here too: http://gx2.japan-messer-shop.de/inde...-Wa-Hocho.html

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    thanks guys!! look like the knife market in US as"Asai" & "Masami Azai" in Europe!!

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