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Tue Nov 20, 2012 1:24 am
Looking for a stainless 120mm paring knife that I can use off the board (peeling/etc)
but also on the board like a petty.
That can also take a beating.
budget is $80.
(Basically a knife that cuts well enough that I can enjoy using,
but also cheap enough where I dont feel guilty using it on tougher jobs. )
Considering the hiromoto ginsan 120mm petty, but dont know alot about the maker or the ginsan line.
Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:05 am
Winner, winner....chicken dinner!!
Great little knife....I liked mine, but not the size. 120mm wasn't right for me so I sold it.
Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:54 am
The nice thing about the masamoto is it has a POM handle so it's tough and stable. The blade is real good too and it's in your price range.
Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:14 pm
is it worth the extra $20 over the hiromoto ginsan?
Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:53 pm
I don't think it would be noticeably different, but $20 is not much in the long run. Get which one you like more.
Looks like the Hiromoto has a pointier tip. That means it'll fit deep into an apple or potato or something, but it also will break off a little easier. We're really splitting hairs, I think.
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