It is currently Fri Oct 31, 2014 9:39 pm



Welcome
Welcome to chefknivestogo

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content, and access many other special features. In addition, registered members also see less advertisements. Registration is fast, simple, and absolutely free, so please, join our community today!





 Page 1 of 1 [ 3 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Help me choose.
PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 3:26 pm 
Site Admin
User avatar

Joined: Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:18 pm
Posts: 7688
Location: Madison Wisconsin
Hello Mark and Susan;


Hope business is good, I've been a customer of yours before and still love my knives, rods and stones that got from you in past occasions.

The reason of this email is cause i'm in the middle of deciding in between 2 knives, 2 different prices but of course that it gets to my goals, i bought from you before a Moritaka gyuto, which is an amazing laser, though i think it's time to get something different, i need something that can keep an edge and to be honest im looking for some eye candy and leave a bit the aogami super steel cause its been giving me troubles browning foods.

Im interested in the saji damascus 210mm(r2 steel) that u currently have, i was looking at the richmond damascus 210mm which as well it looks it can get a wicked edge, though i wanted your opinion about r 2 steel, i found many internet opinions though i think i can rely more on your experience since u get to test so many of 'em. i currently have a shun premier as my backup (and a couple other shun knives) but im about to sell them since i think im past by those ones....



Hoping to hear back from u

Alex

--
_____________________________________



_________________
Mark Richmond
Chefknivestogo

Chefknivestogo Blog
Offline
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Help me choose.
PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 3:36 pm 

Joined: Thu Jan 02, 2014 6:00 am
Posts: 678
I have had some experience with R2 steel. Made by takamura but none the less.

This steel is very nice. It's my go to for prep work as it can hold a very acute edge just like AS, but the full stainless is an awesome feature.

I like AS a little bit better, but the R2 would be a very close second.


Offline
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Help me choose.
PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 4:38 pm 

Joined: Thu Jun 13, 2013 12:25 pm
Posts: 340
I been using a Kamo 240 R2 gyuto for a few months and it's still on the original edge. I strop it each time I use it. Very pleased with the knife and the R2 blade.


Offline
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
 Page 1 of 1 [ 3 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  


suspicion-preferred