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 Post subject: New item opinion
PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:34 pm 
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These are being pitched to me. What do you think? I have choice of white #1, blue #2 or vg-10.

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They would cost about $275 for a 240 gyuto. $240 for a 210mm gyuto.



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 Post subject: Re: New item opinion
PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:45 pm 

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I personally dont care for the looks of the handle. The blade looks nice enough. Do you have any other info on it? (Specs)

Upon first glance, I dont think i would choose this knife over any of the knives you carry @ the same price point. At almost $300, a western knife with no bolster seems silly.

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 Post subject: Re: New item opinion
PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:58 pm 

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I too am not a fan of the handle. I can think of a lot of knives on the site that I'd by sooner for around $300.


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 Post subject: Re: New item opinion
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I have become an exclusive fan of japanese handles. I wouldn't go near that knife. I have also learned to really dislike vg10 because of micro chipping.

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 Post subject: Re: New item opinion
PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:17 pm 
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Not a fan of the handle. :)



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 Post subject: Re: New item opinion
PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:19 pm 
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+1on the handle.


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 Post subject: Re: New item opinion
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I also don't care much for that handle.


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 Post subject: Re: New item opinion
PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:27 pm 

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No on the handle. Blade looks nice, but assume nothing to differentiate it from your current inventory.


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 Post subject: Re: New item opinion
PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:33 pm 
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Jumping on the pile. Don't like handle.

Blade looks ok, but hard to say without knowing more


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 Post subject: Re: New item opinion
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Yugly!


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