I guess my Ashi honyaki 240, these are going for some serious $ now
You’ve gone on a serious spree ! You remind me of me before kids
Not sure how I missed that
Looks quite good
I still think mizuno honyaki white are his best overall knife if you like a heavier blade.
The sumiganashi has better edge retention, lighter,...
The grind on the sumi is different to Ao hagane DX. Also comes with a slightly different taper and FF
Tanaka R2 steel performance is highly underrated imo. I care a good bit about FF so Tanaka all the way
there are a few threads on this already
Indeed - Bill collaborated with Fowler. Bill prob has some of the best heat treat on 52100.
perfect match to those Komodo's!
Anyone have pictures of Dave's same handles on this thread with some use? Still curious how are these doing?
Are you mixing that tequila?
in my experience, R2 edged V's on retention and edge in that order. R2 is magic if sharpened on diamond plates - imo. Most stuff our of James...
Mark ups on Kato’s
Those who buy marked up Kato’s
The Kato market
Needing to be heard
Generally speaking and IMO:
if you are chipping honyaki's you are chipping just about everything else in the same hardness range. Consider a micro...
It's all perception isn't?
A knife will perform differently based on so many factors: grip, hand size, balance, your ability to sharpen (xtra...
Varies by the maker, but not much white 1 knives out there for a reason. There are a few threads on this topic you can search for
Not sure if the specs are the same
But I personally have been burned a couple of times by buying overseas to save a few bucks
Therefore I put a...
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