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 Post subject: Konosuke Ginsan........
PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 8:59 pm 

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Just wanted to report that I received an early christmas present last night from my family........the 240 mm Ginsan!

I spoke to Mark and read some of his thoughts on the knife, the best being "like a BMW, its the best waste of money you'll ever spend....." or words to that effect. It is an awesome blade. I'm still a neophyte, but own a few good knives and this thing is pretty dang special. Handle is very comfortable, I guess you'd call it a hybrid. Very sharp out of the box. I'm looking forward to using it and learning more!

Thanks, Mark for all the help.......and I'm sorry there aren't anymore left for you!


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 Post subject: Re: Konosuke Ginsan........
PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2012 5:54 pm 
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Don't worry I have more on order.:) The blacksmith that did your knife is one of the best in Japan currently making kitchen knives in my opinion. Have fun with that knife. Merry Christmas!



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 Post subject: Re: Konosuke Ginsan........
PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2012 7:59 pm 
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I am also considering getting a Ginsan.

Any more comments about this knife say compared to the HD?



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 Post subject: Re: Konosuke Ginsan........
PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 6:46 pm 

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corpfan,

I don't have any experience with the HD. Looking at pictures, the HD maybe a little bit of a taller blade, but Mark can verify or discount that.

I made a potato dish last night to go along with the traditional beef roast for Christmas and it required a ton of 1/8 slices of potatoes......it was fun to do with the Ginsan.


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