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  1. Racheski

    R2/SG2 vs SRS13

    I recently learned about the existence of SRS13, a stainless HSPS developed by Nachi-Fujikoshi. On paper, it can be heat treated to HRCs above what is typically found on R2 knives, and I have read claims it is less likely to chip compared to R2 (not sure how it can be tougher than R2 at a...
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    WTS Miyabi Mizu SG2 Gyuto

    Selling my Miyagi sg2 gyuto.. about 8 inch. Has the cool hammered finish that I like. Used it maybe 10-15 times, just have too many now and want to downsize. Great knife. Asking 100$ plus shipping from Oregon
  3. Racheski

    Nigara Hamono R2/SG2 Migaki Gyuto Questions

    I'm starting the search for a new 240mm Gyuto, and I love the aesthetics of the Nigara Sg2 Gyuto with a matte finish. Can anyone speak to real world use of these knives, or another similar Nigara? The measurements point to "Laserish" performance, but not quite a middleweight? What is the grind...
  4. josemartinlopez

    Favorite stainless laser? (I'm really liking the Takada Ginsan Suiboku and Raicho No Ren R2)

    Can I ask what people's favorite stainless lasers are again? I'm a home cook and enjoy a lighter knife and simple vegetable work, so I enjoy stainless lasers. So @akafat got me all excited about the Takada No Hamono Suiboku Ginsan that I pinged Syoukon Hamono to grab one to try out. When a...
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