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 Post subject: Tojiro DP razor sharp off nubatamas
PostPosted: Tue Aug 13, 2013 12:25 am 
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This is my 2nd Tojiro DP in VG10 as most know a very poor chef and I mean poor in his actions, speaks religion constantly and than drops f-bombs like poop threw a goose and steals others stuff. Anyway I started with a Mashiro 400 grit and went up the ladder to finish with a 10k nubatama provided by ken Schwartz. Hope you enjoy as most didn't like the Chambriard pics, video, or knife so here's some redemption I hope all I can say is spuds beware.
http://youtu.be/pxKH6oa-ReA



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 Post subject: Re: Tojiro DP razor sharp off nubatamas
PostPosted: Tue Aug 13, 2013 1:25 am 

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Out of curiosity, have you used a Richmond Artifex? Just wondering how it compares with the Tojiro DP series in performance. They are around the same price point which is why I was wondering as I'm looking for a less expensive knife to take to culinary school. Thank you for your time.


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 Post subject: Re: Tojiro DP razor sharp off nubatamas
PostPosted: Tue Aug 13, 2013 12:45 pm 
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I sharpened some if the first art fixes for line chefs and they were thrilled beyond belief. The tojiro a little heaver the the artifex but I personally think the artifex will be the best bang for your buck , they sharpen easier and hold a edge just as long or Linder than the tojiro and being aeb-l will hone better and a little faster to me vg 10 makes a horrible noise in a hone. But I would advise getting the ceramic hone from idahone mark sells both and they do a much better job the the steel ones. Giving what I know and if I had both knifes brand new in the box both as equally sharpened as close to each other as possible I would pick up the artifex because its lighter, Hones better and I think you will get more bang for the dollar and you can afford the hone also that would be great. Please others chime in I would love to here other opinions. I personally think the artfex is the way to go for what you are doing. Every line chef I sharpened for are still useing it with no issues. Hope that helped and please grab a ceramic hone your knife will thank you as you go! Just my op so others chime in just in case I missed something. Jmbullman Also will you be sharpening yourself on stone or what is your plan as to sharpen your new baby?



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 Post subject: Re: Tojiro DP razor sharp off nubatamas
PostPosted: Tue Aug 13, 2013 6:13 pm 

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Thank you for your thoughts and advice. I am planning on purchasing a ceramic hone and I am buying a new set of stones, I think I've decided upon the Shapton GlassStones. There are so many great options for everything though that I imagine I'll be purchasing and trying out others in the near future. I may end up getting the wa-gyuto which I know is FKM and not AEB-L, I like wa handles however the change in steel has me hesitant. I have heard a lot more about AEB-L than I have FKM. I'm sure that FKM is a great steel but I imagine its not as hard and doesn't take or keep an acute edge as well.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 1:22 am 
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That should do you well in your choice. Have you had any experience with glass stones? If not what have you used before just for curiosity. Peace. Jmbullman



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