2019 bucket list

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  1. Jan 8, 2019 #61

    WildBoar

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    eh, $125 for a knife is pretty cheap in these here parts :) And they are hefty, which was a requirement.
     
  2. Jan 8, 2019 #62

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    Bernal has a lot of great Ikeda and I think Maksim has a Toyama 240 in stock right now!
     
  3. Jan 8, 2019 #63

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    Agreed. It just pains me to use a good knife in a way that I know damages it, and wood plates are not an option.
     
  4. Jan 8, 2019 #64

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    Need to get up to their shop in SF one of these days. I'm heading to Japan next week, so will see what I find there as well.
     
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  5. Jan 9, 2019 #65

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    You are right! Thanks for the heads up.... ;-)
     
  6. Jan 9, 2019 #66

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    Cannot recommend the Aogami 1 from Ikeda enough. It's not cheap, but it may be my favorite knife.
     
  7. Jan 9, 2019 #67

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    Would like to see a Shig in person.

    I'd like to improve my skills in thinning, polishing, and in breaking down poultry.
     
  8. Jan 9, 2019 #68

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    you can't polish a chicken! [badum-tish]
     
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  9. Jan 9, 2019 #69

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  10. Jan 9, 2019 #70

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    With a Hide Aogami, Ginga shirogami, Heji Semi-Stainless, and Suen VC Cleaver, their is no bucket list to be had. Everything else is minor curiosity.
     
  11. Jan 9, 2019 #71

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    Hahaha
     
  12. Jan 9, 2019 #72

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    His shop is a couple hour drive from me :p
    If you can't have it sent to you I can easily do that.
     
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  13. Jan 9, 2019 #73

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    Kamon and Xerxes. Nothing else.
     
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  14. Jan 9, 2019 #74

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    More TX
    More the 9
    More mazaki
    More Goldeband
    More kemadi
    Takeda gyuto classic
    Finish my single bevel collection
    Finish my Kato collection (impossible)
     
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  15. Jan 10, 2019 #75

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    Do you mean the Suminagashi or is there another blue 1 that i´m missing?
     
  16. Jan 10, 2019 #76

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    I think that whole line in Aogami #1 is sumanigashi (ink blot "Damascus"). All three of my Ikedas are in that line -- 115mm petty, 190mm petty, and 165mm nakiri. I don't care about the sumanigashi pattern at all. The grind, profile, and easy sharpening/edge retention is why I love these knives.

    Actually it's not about the steel at all. I think I'd like these grinds and profiles in almost any decent carbon steel. The sumanigashi pattern just makes it look a bit fancier to help justify the price. :)
     
  17. Jan 10, 2019 #77

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    I got Joe covered, he dared me to get a very special set of ironwood scales and he would make me an integral (which he normally hates as you know lol). I think I don't have to say that was a very strong incentive for me to bid on those scales...
     
  18. Jan 10, 2019 #78

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    Yeah, same one. It's gorgeous and an incredible performer.
     
  19. Jan 13, 2019 #79

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    1. Konosuke Honyaki Aogami #2 240mm Gyuto
    2. Shigefusa kitaeji 240mm gyuto
    3. Shigefusa KU/kitaeji chuka (my true unicorn)
    4. Catchside Honyaki gyuto with emerald green dyed maple and blue micarta handle
    5. Masamoto KS or Mizuno KS style gyuto
     
  20. Jan 13, 2019 #80

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    Genkai or tatsuo or kato yanagiba
     
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  21. Jan 13, 2019 #81

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    Have a Maumasi coming, plan to get a ss gengetsu, and a suji or scimitar, havent decided on shape yet. But if i go scimitar, id like to have it made by will c, michael rader, or bill burke.
     
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  22. Jan 13, 2019 #82

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    The hardest nut to crack has been cracked.
     
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