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Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:14 pm
I'd also like to order a gyuto. I thought the Misono UX-10 would be top notch, but on the forum Adam warned me that the steel is not so great.
My criteria are simple: stainless steel (truely stainless, so eg no Konosuke HD) that is able to take a very keen edge (edge retention is not so important - I'll be sharpening it long before it gets dull) and a very ergonomic western handle for my fairly large hands.
So if it's not the Misono, I was thinking it could maybe be the Konosuke HH with a western handle or the Hiromoto G3. They both seem to have great steel, but I cannot judge their handles just by looking at the pictures.
What would you recommend?
Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:19 pm
Get's really sharp
Easier to sharpen
Are you right handed?
I'll make some guesses that you want to spend 150-250
You want a 240 Gyuto
You are right handed
I love this knife and for the price it's hard to beat. AEB-L is good stainless and easy to sharpen and the knife looks great:http://www.chefknivestogo.com/satadagy240.html
If you want something a little more up scale try my custom Remedy. Adam Marr did this handle and it's gorgeous:http://www.chefknivestogo.com/rirewispmabu.html
Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:29 pm
Also, I should be getting more Kono HD Westerns in soon. Maybe 7-10 days. They've been out of stock for 6 months. They're nice knives too.
Sat Nov 17, 2012 1:19 pm
Thanks for posting. I'm not sure there isn't a misunderstanding. This question was already on the forum. And not sure whether your answer was an answer to my question.
I'll make a new post. Hope you're able to answer.
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