Knife findings

Kitchen Knife Forums

Help Support Kitchen Knife Forums:

Robert Lavacca

Well-Known Member
Joined
Dec 8, 2019
Messages
260
Reaction score
180
Location
CT
Yeah that’s kind of crazy for a santoku.. I think I would rather do that myself lol.
 

TSF415

Supporting Member
Joined
Sep 4, 2019
Messages
583
Reaction score
671
Location
San Francisco, CA
And someone who wasn’t in europe so they didn't pay the 20%vat. I bought 2 Munetoshi's from clean cut and they were quite a bit cheaper than jns. If someone wanted to pay to get it professionally pimped out, I guess that's how much it would cost.
 
Last edited:

Twigg

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jun 11, 2020
Messages
111
Reaction score
133
Location
USA
CKC has new Jiro's in stock

Edit- Not anymore
 
Last edited:

JayS20

Well-Known Member
Joined
Feb 9, 2020
Messages
168
Reaction score
112
Location
Germany
I've been staring at the Munetoshi Honyaki for over a year and half. Just never been able to make my mind up on it and pull the trigger.
Do it now. Not the greatest hamon ever but still quite nice when polished and for the sale price it's good value. I have the 210 one and really like it, no regrets.
 

esoo

Supporting Member
Joined
Jan 16, 2018
Messages
769
Reaction score
716
Location
Canada, eh?
Do it now. Not the greatest hamon ever but still quite nice when polished and for the sale price it's good value. I have the 210 one and really like it, no regrets.
How's the edge retention? I've got some White 2 and I'd like longer edge retention. It's not that I use my knives that hard, but I'm an OK sharpener so I just don't like to do it that often.
 

JayS20

Well-Known Member
Joined
Feb 9, 2020
Messages
168
Reaction score
112
Location
Germany
I would rate it as pretty good for a White steel. Used it at work full time for a week with no problems. Before sharpening I just used a strop to keep the sharpness. While still a White steel, edge retention was overall nice imo and quite nice to sharpen.
@Matus might also chime in here and push you over the top, he has it a bit longer than I do.
 

Matus

Staff member
Global Moderators
Hobbyist Craftsman
Supporting Member
Joined
Feb 18, 2013
Messages
7,687
Reaction score
1,499
Location
Germany
I really like the form factor and the HT is fantastic. I have not expected that white#2 can be so hard and tough at the same time. So if one is looking for a nimble, semi-laser with an actual distal taper and very good grind, it is hard to go wrong with it.
 

McMan

Senior Member
Joined
Feb 15, 2018
Messages
1,368
Reaction score
770
Just looked at that one... What happened to DKK?! 4000dkk is now $632. Granted, I haven't bought anything from Maxim in a while, but the dkk is on a moonshot...
 

JayS20

Well-Known Member
Joined
Feb 9, 2020
Messages
168
Reaction score
112
Location
Germany
Just looked at that one... What happened to DKK?! 4000dkk is now $632. Granted, I haven't bought anything from Maxim in a while, but the dkk is on a moonshot...
Just checked Danish Crowns are staying quite consistant while the US Dollar plummeted. Need to buy something from the US lol.
Swedish Crowns are pretty high right now. 210 Birgersson was nearly as much as I paid for my 240 Dalman Collab knife.
 

Carl Kotte

Senior Member
Joined
Apr 5, 2019
Messages
2,006
Reaction score
2,765
Location
Stockholm, Sweden
Just checked Danish Crowns are staying quite consistant while the US Dollar plummeted. Need to buy something from the US lol.
Swedish Crowns are pretty high right now. 210 Birgersson was nearly as much as I paid for my 240 Dalman Collab knife.
It’s true. I noticed this the other day too. Time for investment. Postpone selling.
 

Codered

Well-Known Member
Joined
Sep 24, 2019
Messages
89
Reaction score
67
Location
Earth
Should I state the obvious? The US dollar is depreciating due to the worsening covid situation. While most E.U. countries have the situation under control and are working on rebuilding their economy, U.S. economy contracted by 30% since the pandemic.
 

tchan001

Well-Known Member
Joined
Mar 25, 2014
Messages
193
Reaction score
271
Location
Hong Kong
When the US can easily borrow another cheap interest-paying trillion dollars into existence, that's a lot of new dollars chasing after a limited supply of goods.
 

esoo

Supporting Member
Joined
Jan 16, 2018
Messages
769
Reaction score
716
Location
Canada, eh?
I really like the form factor and the HT is fantastic. I have not expected that white#2 can be so hard and tough at the same time. So if one is looking for a nimble, semi-laser with an actual distal taper and very good grind, it is hard to go wrong with it.
Thanks Matus. I had errands to do and by the time I could look again. It was sold out. Maybe the next time they go on sale...
 

M1k3

Senior Member
Joined
Jul 28, 2018
Messages
2,994
Reaction score
2,740
So American's should buy Canadian? Or did their dollar strengthen against ours also?
 

esoo

Supporting Member
Joined
Jan 16, 2018
Messages
769
Reaction score
716
Location
Canada, eh?
Mmmmmmmmmm nope. Plenty of other knives at that price that are easily better contenders.
The only reason I'm look at it is to try an "affordable" honyaki. I suspect that my Fuji FM in White 2 is an "equal" heat treatment of white and was had for less.

What I really want to score a deal on is a top notch treatment of blue....
 
Top