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  1. GorillaGrunt replied to the thread Raquin knives.

    We don’t actually know - someone else on here probably has a better idea and of course Bryan himself is here. As far as Nate could tell...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 3:24 AM
  2. GorillaGrunt replied to the thread Raquin knives.

    I heard a rumor I just started that Raquin is a direct descendant of the legendary smith that forged Durendal, legendary sword of the...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 2:19 PM
  3. GorillaGrunt replied to the thread gyuto 24 recommendation for $ 350-500.

    A bit more elaboration: I sort of intuitively thought of the Martell as the best all around gyuto, but now that I’ve used the pass...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 12:02 AM
  4. GorillaGrunt replied to the thread gyuto 24 recommendation for $ 350-500.

    Martell.

    Apr 4, 2020 at 11:08 PM
  5. GorillaGrunt replied to the thread Looking to buy a tougher stainless laser to use at work..

    Shibata Kashima R2 is my go to laser, I tried most of the classical ones and kept Shibata. Never had a chipping problem but if you want...

    Apr 4, 2020 at 11:07 PM
  6. GorillaGrunt replied to the thread Raquin knives.

    Because it’s the best cutting performance of any knife I’ve ever used now including Kato. My local knifemaker who sells at a similar...

    Apr 4, 2020 at 5:41 PM
  7. GorillaGrunt replied to the thread Kiyoshi Kato 240 Standard Gyuto Passaround.

    I’ve had it for a day and a half so far. It’s definitely a hell of a knife; the question I’m trying to answer is, “Is there anything...

    Apr 4, 2020 at 5:26 PM
  8. GorillaGrunt replied to the thread sujihiki recommendation!!.

    https://www.japanese-cutlery.com/types/kitchen-knife/japanese-kitchen-knives/tou-marks-kitchen-knife/ Plus Tosho and Hitohira

    Apr 4, 2020 at 4:22 AM
  9. GorillaGrunt replied to the thread Sujihiki.

    https://hitohira-japan.com/products/caa-011-6-ga300?variant=8171124097077 this thing. tosho has a bunch, also here...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 6:40 AM
  10. GorillaGrunt replied to the thread Looking for Recommendations!.

    One of my cooks has a Kaeru SLD and it’s pretty boss.

    Apr 3, 2020 at 6:18 AM
  11. GorillaGrunt replied to the thread Sujihiki.

    Don’t fear that, it happens all the time and it’s how you figure out what you like, want, and/or need in a knife. I do (or did before...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 6:09 AM
  12. GorillaGrunt replied to the thread Honesuki recommendations.

    Takayuki Grand Chef, I actually do cases and cases of chickens now and haven’t felt the need to try another one. Toughness and...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 5:53 AM
  13. GorillaGrunt replied to the thread sujihiki recommendation!!.

    Haven’t used any of Gregmega’s suggestions but all the gyutos are solid. Mazaki is my go to recommendation, Toyama is said to outdo...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 5:40 AM
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