Hi All!, This is my first post after lurking for quite some time.. I just got back into cooking after a almost 30 year break..When I started I was into german knives, most of which I still own. I had to replace my chef's knife, so I opted for a 240mm Tojirio DP which I love. Now I am looking to get at a decent bread knife and I really have my heart set in the the 270mm tojiro ITK. My colleagues in the kitchen are trying to pursvade me to just get a cheap Victorinox one.. My question now is.. is there a big difference between these? I don't mind spending some $$ one a decent knife, but if it's not really necessary I'd rather spend it on some other gear..