Nakagawa x Myojin Blue 1 damascus or Tetsujin or Togashi?

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I know they are all great knives, but can anyone just give me a little insight on each. Looks like the Nakagawas are a little thicker out of the spine and Tetsuijins may be the better cutters. Togashi seems to have a little more "workhorse" grind to them.
 
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You had FM’s, so Tetsujin has the same feeling and grind as one. Nakagawa B1 damascus is a great knife (it was on my list for a long time), but has same convex grind of Myojin. If you want to try something different, go with Togashi.
 
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Agree the Tetsujin is very similar to the FM (which ive had for 1 day so initial impression anyway). Have the Nakagawa Damascus on the way, awaiting a custom handle, so haven't had a chance to handle one yet.
 

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Go prep some onions with it today and let me know 🙂
haha I guess you didn't see my Nagawa x Myojin blue 1 when I posted it on the patina thread....well here you go!
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Just used the togashi for a little prep. It’s such a nice knife. The grind feels great and has some thickness in the spine where it doesn’t feel fragile at all. Love it
 

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Did you get the wide bevel one or the convex ground one?
 
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Did you get the wide bevel one or the convex ground one?
Wide bevel

 

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How can you tell if it's the convex or wide bevel? :)
Wide bevel has a clear transition between the hira/flat and the kireha/primary bevel, called the shinogi. Convex ground knives are ground from the spine to the edge with a convex shape and don’t have a clear/visible primary bevel. Let me know if I got something wrong or if I got some terminology wrong.
 

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Wide bevel has a clear transition between the hira/flat and the kireha/primary bevel, called the shinogi. Convex ground knives are ground from the spine to the edge with a convex shape and don’t have a clear/visible primary bevel. Let me know if I got something wrong or if I got some terminology wrong.
Thanks a lot for your explanation. I got this version..also a really nice knife. And I assume this will be the convex grind?

 

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Thanks a lot for your explanation. I got this version..also a really nice knife. And I assume this will be the convex grind?

Yep, that one is the convex ground one.
 
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