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Tojiro DP vs Maszumi?

Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:12 pm

Hi Mark,

Could you compare the Masazumi knives to the Tojiro DP knives for me.

Thanks in advance.


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Re: Tojiro DP vs Maszumi?

Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:14 pm

Hi Tom,

The big difference between them is the Tojiro DP is stainless and the Masazumi is carbon steel. The handles on the Masazumi are a little better and the grinds and finish of the blades are similar. The Masazumi sharpens more easily.

Re: Tojiro DP vs Maszumi?

Mon Jan 07, 2013 2:43 pm

The Masazumi is carbon as Mark noted, but it's also not clad like the Tojiro is.

Not good, not bad...just different. Some like the feel of a knife that isn't clad.....I can't tell enough difference to buy based on this though.

The Masazumi is a nice knife. I feel as though the one I got had better F&F and a nicer shaped handle than the Tojiro.

Both ground pretty well.
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