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    WTS Masakage Koishi AS 240

    That just requires some sandpaper in the right grits and some elbow grease. It doesn't really affect the performance of the knife. Well, not by much. Different amounts of polish have different effects on different kinds of food, but in general the differences aren't too big. For this reason...
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    SOLD 240 Yoshikane SKD Nashiji Gyuto K&S Amekiri

    I think you should be able to edit the thread label yourself. Once you’ve changed that to “SOLD”, it should be obvious to everyone else that this thread is basically closed.
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    Ban on 210 gyutos

    For that he'd need to paint his car like this: 🏳️‍🌈?
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    Which nano hone?

    A question related to the Nano Hones, the stated dimensions are 210 x 75 x 15 mm, but is that including the base plate? As in, the base plate is 210 × 75 mm. and the stone itself is slightly smaller than this?
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    type of wax for handle gap

    I just use a bee's wax candle I got on sale. So, I kind of do the same...
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    mazaki knives, based in Canada, also sells them. They currently don't have any gyutos in stock though.
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    Thinning Question

    Ah, and since you're not putting the edge of the blade to the stone, you're not very likely to cut into the stone this way.
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    Withdrawn Konosuke HD2 240

    I just bought Vladimir's Mazaki, otherwise this would be really tempting. Yeah, those two are near opposites with this being a laser and the Mazaki being much heftier, but I'll have to learn what my preferences are in some way. Anyway, GLWS.
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    Is legit

    Now that sounds fancy ;)
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    Show your newest knife buy

    I like the looks of that Nakri. With Damascus cladding they often tend towards more elegant looks, but this looks very raw in a sense. I'm very new to the knife world, so this is the first time I've seen something like it. How do they perform and what's the fit and finish like? I've seen the...
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    Show your newest knife buy

    Nice. Though, when I saw the small thumbnail image, I thought you'd taken a picture of your knife placed next to a rock. Which was confusing. Now I'm hungry...
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    Sharpening help

    Won't these two be close enough as to serve the same purpose?
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    Show your newest knife buy

    "Mazaki." murmurs the congregation, all holding a knife in their right hand and a whetstone in the other. (Or what would be a preferred "Amen" analogue?)
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    Show your newest knife buy

    That goes against my Satanic Tenets, so I guess I will just have to forgive you...
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    Show your newest knife buy

    Well, if this is agreeable to your religious persuasion(s), you can buy an Indulgence off me by sending me one of your knives. ;)