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 Post subject: Re: >> Richmond Kohetsu AOS <<
PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:54 pm 

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These sound sweet! Will the AS have "Kohetsu" in kanji on the blade or the Richmond logo?


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 Post subject: Re: >> Richmond Kohetsu AOS <<
PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:40 pm 
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How hard will it make these knives to sharpen?



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 Post subject: Re: >> Richmond Kohetsu AOS <<
PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:13 pm 
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I can tell you that HAP40 is more wear resistant than AS. It shouldn't be that hard to sharpen if you have decent stones... the extra stiffness from the tungsten is going to make a stiffer edge less likely to roll while sharpening.... kinda like ZDP. :D



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 Post subject: Re: >> Richmond Kohetsu AOS <<
PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:37 pm 
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"Jared08" wrote: HAP40... looks completely badass! I feel like it should outperform AOS hands down...


Seems like these PM super steels are leaving carbons moot...



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Can't beat the purty Patina on a carbon though!!! :)


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 Post subject: Re: >> Richmond Kohetsu AOS <<
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...no doubt about that! There will always be a classical nostalgia associated with carbons.



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 Post subject: Re: >> Richmond Kohetsu AOS <<
PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 1:50 am 

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The Richmond Richmond Aogami Super Gyuto looks very nice!!!

It bears a striking resemblance to the Kono Fujiyama blade, especially the blade geometry.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:53 am 
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Steel in Texas wrote:The Richmond Richmond Aogami Super Gyuto looks very nice!!!

It bears a striking resemblance to the Kono Fujiyama blade, especially the blade geometry.


And you saw this where? Link?


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 Post subject: Re: >> Richmond Kohetsu AOS <<
PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:08 am 

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Right here...http://www.chefknivestogo.com/rilaaosu24gy.html

I just ordered a 240mm


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 Post subject: Re: >> Richmond Kohetsu AOS <<
PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:55 am 

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How can you tell anything about the geometry from that pic? The profile is similar, though.


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