Sat Feb 22, 2014 1:08 pm
It's a great looking suji, may have to pick one up myself sooner than later
Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:14 am
These are Suji's! At the heel, they are 2.67mm wide and 40mm tall. They have a beefier grind than the AS Laser Gyuto's and it's a stiff suji, not a flexy one, which is exactly what I was looking for! I have a Kono White #2 300mm and a Artifex 270mm suji and both are flexy and I was looking for a stiff suji. Kanji are nicely done and the grind is good a convex, so meats slices should fall away from the blade nicely! I stuck a take off handle on it for now until I decide what I want to use for the real handle.
Here is is with my Tanaka R2 240mm gyuto:
Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:30 am
Thanks for the pictures Taz!
Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:49 am
No prob!! I've been eyeing the Masakage Mizu for a stiffer suji, but this one will be awesome!
Wed Feb 26, 2014 3:35 pm
Wed Feb 26, 2014 4:15 pm
Many thanks for posting the good quality pictures Taz
I just bought one myself, sans handle, so I am waiting to see what kind of handle I want on it.
Sun Mar 02, 2014 5:13 pm
how much longer do you think.......?
Sun Mar 02, 2014 5:34 pm
I'm looking forward to seeing what you do with the handle.
Mon Mar 03, 2014 5:45 pm
Sold out already!!! What did you only get 2 in?
Mon Mar 03, 2014 6:13 pm
nelsgee wrote:Sold out already!!! What did you only get 2 in?
Umm... not exactly.
They shipped to CTKG without handles and are currently in the process of having semi custom handles put on by Isaiah. The above picture is of a blade purchased without a handle. Note how Taz explains the handle is a take-off from a different knife and placed on the tang for the photo. If you would like one without a handle click here ---> http://www.chefknivestogo.com/laser270.html
The ones with handles should be available shortly... stay tuned
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