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    I need to borrow

    Maybe I'm trying to jump-start mr. drinky's loaner knife thing http://www.kitchenknifeforums.com/sh...-Loaner-Knives
    but it sounds like quite an interesting idea.
    I need to borrow someone's 270mm or larger gyuto or kiritsuke-gyuto. I prefer a thin knife with a large belly.
    I recently sold my 270 Hattori and have been using a "he who shall not be named" 245mm gyuto in 19c27. This knife has it's issues, but the size is what's killing me. I do a lot of volume and need a larger blade.
    I've got mhenry putting a large Takeda together for me, but I would love to use a loaner in the meantime. I'm in the midst of super-busy season and am struggling with this wimpy knife!
    I'm not looking for anything crazy nice, just something to tide me over for a little while.
    I will pay shipping + insurance both ways and be responsible for lender's set value for knife should anything happen to it.
    I work in a pro environment where NOBODY but me even thinks about looking at or touching my knives. I would also be happy to sharpen or pay to send off to Dave or Eamon to sharpen after I am done.
    I think these sound like good terms to start.
    Anybody interested???
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    I have a tadatsuna 270 white #2 I'd be happy to lend. Shipping time/cost might be a problem? But if nothing else comes up you are welcome to it for as long as you need. (I'm in Australia, shipping is usually about 30 bucks)
    Huw
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    270 DT ITK? One from the first run.
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    275mm Takeda Kiritsuke Gyuto, 280mm Carter,

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    Man, it kind of sucks that you're not getting offered anything really nice...

    one man gathers what another man spills...

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    Wow, you guys are too generous! I'm probably going to keep it to someone in ConUS, but I REALLY REALLY do appreciate it!
    Hmmmmm, Mike's Carter sounds awesome, especially seeing as how I've never even touched a Carter. It makes me kinda nervous at the same time.
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    270 Hiromoto AS.

    It's no Carter though

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    Wow, this forum never ceases to amaze me.


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    300 mm Ashi

    It does gave a small gouge in the edge from dropping it on the floor. Just haven't gotten around to sharpening it out yet.

    -AJ
    Last edited by ajhuff; 10-15-2012 at 09:48 PM. Reason: wrong knife brand originally posted

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    I think Drinky's idea has officially started!

    All great offers, and way to go, gents!
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