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 Post subject: Cheap Naturals and Kasumi
PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:07 pm 
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Hey how come nobody ever talks about the quality of the Kasumi left behind by the various sub-$100 jnats on CKTG?

Anyone got any pictures?



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 Post subject: Re: Cheap Naturals and Kasumi
PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:57 pm 
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Any specific ones :)

I have one from another place that works good on stainless but its a very hard stone and not so much to my liking, plus its my only one. I like muddy stones too and as you probably know descriptions are usually brief and not too telling on the stones working style.


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 Post subject: Re: Cheap Naturals and Kasumi
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I just use my finishers on the edge itself, haven't tried to get any good Kasumi shots from them yet. The finisher I got from CKTG works nicely as a finishing stone on the edges and leave a nice toothy edge. I don't really care about the Kasumi finish, so I haven't tried it yet for that.


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 Post subject: Re: Cheap Naturals and Kasumi
PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2012 6:49 am 
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Here's the Ozuku Koppa:

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 Post subject: Re: Cheap Naturals and Kasumi
PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2012 9:29 am 
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Got any more of those, Mark?



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 Post subject: Re: Cheap Naturals and Kasumi
PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2012 11:12 am 
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burkecutlery wrote:Got any more of those, Mark?


Yes Eamon, you should give that stone a try brutha, you should like it. Bad to the bone on white and blue. :D



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 Post subject: Re: Cheap Naturals and Kasumi
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I used it on a Tanaka Nakiri in Blue #2 and it took a seriously sick edge. It was that smooth sticky sharp feeling, but had lots of bite to it to cut hanging paper towels. Great on Carbon and works well on AEB-L and CPM 154, but just takes longer.


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 Post subject: Re: Cheap Naturals and Kasumi
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burkecutlery wrote:Got any more of those, Mark?


A customer actually sent me that after he used the stone on his knife.

I would like to learn how to take these shots but I have no clue. If someone wants to tell me I'll try it.



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 Post subject: Re: Cheap Naturals and Kasumi
PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:02 pm 
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Macro setting, some cameras don't have it though.


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 Post subject: Re: Cheap Naturals and Kasumi
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lol I mean any more of the Ozuku Koppa? I wanna try it.



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