Finally- Stainless Nakiri passaround

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  1. Dec 20, 2013 #151

    Lefty

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    Crap. I really want to try this particular piece out, but I might get out, just to shorten up the list a tad. I already use two of Will's knives, and love them both. This would just be frivolous self-indulgence.

    I can email Kalaeb to see where he stands on this, and jmadams is a big no. He's no longer on passaround lists....
     
  2. Jan 6, 2014 #152

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    I sharpened The nakiri with Gesshin 2k/6k & it is on its way to Josh(brainsausage)!

    WiilC, thanks for the passaround!

    I'll post some pictures & my thoughts later on......
     
  3. Jan 8, 2014 #153

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    my thoughts of WillC Nakiri

    the Nakiri arrived with the upswept heel due to Concthcipt repaired the chip on the heel. However, it really no effect on cutting perforance!

    profile: extra weight & curvature of the blade is very similar to my small all-purpose Chinese cleaver. make this Nakiri is more versatility than my other Featherweight/flat profile blade nakiri.

    geoamertry: Very little food stiction, wide bevel(glide into food)+crisp shinogi(push food away from blade)+concave grind(prevent from venvacuum suction) working together very well for food release! compare to some thin/flat grind nakiri(food stick on blade like magnet).
    I have no issue with wedg using push foward cut.

    steel: very easy to sharpening, feel similar as aeb-l. I didn't use this Nakiri long enough; however, edge retention feel slightly better than aeb-l(I guess...)

    handle: taper ferrule is very comfer for pinch grip.
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  4. Jan 8, 2014 #154

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    Nice write up cc. I was afraid of doing that to the profile.
     
  5. Jan 8, 2014 #155

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    Thanks Guys thats excellent, great feedback and pics;)
     
  6. May 23, 2014 #156

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    Where is the knife now folks? I think its time to draw the pass around to a close now , its been away for a year.
    Cheers
    Will
     
  7. May 26, 2014 #157

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    Did this ever make it to canada?, come on folks, time to wind this one up.
    Should be with Igasho.
     
  8. May 27, 2014 #158

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    Hope it finds its way back.

    I'd really dig something like my Takeda nakiri but in a better-finished stainless blade. Not enough makers doing anything like that.
     
  9. May 28, 2014 #159

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    Tracking confirms it is with Igasho so I'm sure its fine, just waiting for him to respond, probably just busy or not had a chance to use the knife yet. Not his fault the pass around has gone on for over a year. Mind you it has been around 3 countries. The pass around was never really meant to be a commercial one really as its a prototype and an old one now at that which has little relevance as I don't offer mono steel and the grind has since evolved of its own accord.
     
  10. May 28, 2014 #160

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    Its all safe, Its with Igasho, off to Notaskinny, No dramas, may as well do this last leg.:running:
     
  11. May 28, 2014 #161

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    Good to hear!
     
  12. Jan 17, 2016 #162

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    WillC - did you ever get this back?
     
  13. Jan 17, 2016 #163

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    Yes I did, was all fine :)
     

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