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RockyBasel

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the weight is 290 gm - but it still “feels” nimble. It is a pleasure to use

enjoy your Toyoma!
I traded it with my friend. I believe that 270 damascus is a beast, what is the weight, 300g? I like both stainless and ironclad gyutos, for me it is more of a balance than cladding thing. I would buy definitly more Toyamas too if I only have the funds for it 😂
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I have Toyama 180 Nakiri SS clad I picked up a while back from JNS that I love. While I wish the food release was better, it is still awesome and I have no other complaints. The balance and feel work very well for me. It has a great F&F and is just a pleasure to use.
 

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I have Toyama 180 Nakiri SS and 210 Gyuto SS.
I really like to use them, but I don't like to look at them - the lack of patina is so boring. I will definitely go to Dammy.
Did anyone meet Toyama Nakiri Dammy?
 

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I used my Toyama tall 150mm Petty last night for slicing shallots and garlic to make pizza and it was a pleasure to use with the hand clearance on the board and the thinness behind the edge it's like a small Gyuto. The Toyama Petty is the knife on the small cutting board and the bottom knife with two other petty's the middle petty is a T-F Nashiji and the top one is a Konosuke GS.
 

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I don’t have a petty because they are all sold out. I think I will use my 270 mm dama tonight - the petty has inspired some Toyoma love tonight!
 

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After experiencing the Petty I bought a 240 Gyuto when JNS had their sale a little while ago. I thought hard about the dama at the time but since I'm buying so many knives I decided that the Stainless clad was just fine.
 

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After experiencing the Petty I bought a 240 Gyuto when JNS had their sale a little while ago. I thought hard about the dama at the time but since I'm buying so many knives I decided that the Stainless clad was just fine.
i love the stainless clad - I got that one too and it’s my first go to knife (and the Heiji) you can’t beat the blue-SS clad -its an awesome knife

i almost did not get the dama actually, but then Maksim said something about these knives are getting rarer. And I caved in

here are some pics FYI of the 270 dama that I used tonight
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i love the stainless clad - I got that one too and it’s my first go to knife (and the Heiji) you can’t beat the blue-SS clad -its an awesome knife

i almost did not get the dama actually, but then Maksim said something about these knives are getting rarer. And I caved in

here are some pics FYI of the 270 dama that I used tonight
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So many great knives I'd love a damascus Toyama however, I just found a Shigefusa at Knifewear and snagged it. I was surprised that JNS had one available when I got up to pee at 2:30 AM the other night but it was almost more than $200 USD more than Knifewear.
 

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So many great knives I'd love a damascus Toyama however, I just found a Shigefusa at Knifewear and snagged it. I was surprised that JNS had one available when I got up to pee at 2:30 AM the other night but it was almost more than $200 USD more than Knifewear.
i just don’t have your luck! Knifewear is a strange website - I can’t seem to look at knives by brand. I am waiting to snag a Shig or Kato, but till then, Toyoma and Heiji will keep me some company for the lonely

well done on snagging a Shig!

if you don’t have one already -‘add Heiji to your collection
 

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i just don’t have your luck! Knifewear is a strange website - I can’t seem to look at knives by brand. I am waiting to snag a Shig or Kato, but till then, Toyoma and Heiji will keep me some company for the lonely

well done on snagging a Shig!

if you don’t have one already -‘add Heiji to your collection
I agree Knifewear is kinda strange but when I was notified that the knife was available I went to the web site and it was sold out like so many times before but, this time I called them and it was still available? What was so strange after looking for several years is that after receiving the Knifewear Shig. It was available on JNS and so was the 270mm version - wow normally I would have jumped on them but after just buying the 240mm at Knifewear I passed.
 
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