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 Post subject: Rod choice?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:26 pm 
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Hello Mr. Richmond,

I am considering purchasing one or more of the following knives from you: the Hiromoto Gyoto 210, the Takamura Migaki R-2 Gyuto 210mm, and/or the Tojiro DP.

What would be the best steel for these knives? The steel I own is a Wusthoff Dreizack Hartverchromt.

Thanks,

Gene



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 Post subject: Re: Rod choice?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:26 pm 
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I like this idahone rod a lot. It's cheap, gentle on your edges and works well: http://www.chefknivestogo.com/idahone.html



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 Post subject: Re: Rod choice?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:55 pm 
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I like the Idahone myself but I'd pay the extra $2 and get the 12".



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 Post subject: Re: Rod choice?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:59 pm 
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Get the 12" for sure. Easier for longer knives than the 10".


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