help choosing knife

Discussion in 'Cooking Knife Reviews' started by mrbushido, Sep 27, 2014.

  1. mrbushido

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    Hello, today i got a tojiro shirogami gyuto 210mm and a victorinox chefs knife think its about 22cm

    love the cutting and sharpness of my tojiro but like the feel of the thinner victorinox maybe cause its mono steel?

    i want a knife thats tops 260 dollars sent to norway im pretty sure i want mono steel cause i like its feel.

    want a thin laser cutting machine thats not to hard to sharpen but fairly easy like my to other knives.
    But still not to chippy.

    sharpen on king 220, 1000 and naniwa superstone 3000 and king 6000

    Want a thin cutter of a workhorse i can rely on for many years


    any knives you can recomend? handle dont have anything to say.
     
  2. mrbushido

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    Ive seen the kohetsu hap40 knives and the gonbei aus 10 and such

    What will be the best knife of all?
     
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  3. mrbushido

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    And btw want a double bevel 50/50 240mm cutting machine. Im a fairly good sharpener and thinner i think cause some chef buddys always want me to sharpen their knifes.
     
  4. mrbushido

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    Any tips?
     
  5. spoiledbroth

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    According to spec MAC and Richmond Artifex (Yo handle) are ground to a 50/50 V edge... !
     
  6. mrbushido

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    Ok but any good mono steel knifes to recomend with double bevel? :)
     
  7. spoiledbroth

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    I believe both the ones I mentioned above. Richmond are American made but Japanese profile. I have some experience with MAC, they are nice. You can find reviews on here or other websites for the Richmond Artifex line, they can be purchased from Chef Knives To Go. MAC are definitely 50/50 V at 15 degrees... They are not the prettiest knives in the world, but they hold up well and take relatively nice edge compared to the Victorinox, and they are more widely retailed so you should be able to lay your hands on one before you buy if you do some searching. As I said I have no experience with the Artifex but there are some reviews around online. They are both stainless steel.
     
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  8. mrbushido

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    Okey both of em are mono steel? And will take a sharper edge than my other knives? And be thinner and more of a laser?
     
  9. mrbushido

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    Any more good mono steel gyutos to recomend? Am a lefty you see :)
     
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    Is that hard to sharpen or?
     
  11. mrbushido

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    What about the konosuke hh or white number 2 laser?
     
  12. mrbushido

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    Or the hd or??? What takes best sharpest edge and cuts best?
     
  13. mrbushido

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    Im now between hd2 the hh or the white 2 wich is best? All are mono steel and good for a lefty?

    What cuts best?
     
  14. phaedrus

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    I have a Konosuke in White #2 and really love it but I've never tried an HD so I have nothing to compare it to.  The White does take a great edge though.
     
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    I have a hd2 suji and it's an awesome slicer. I imagine the white 2 would also be awesome.
    I'm pretty sure I would not be able to determine which of them is the 'best' cutter. There may be some on this forum who could, but I suspect it would be a null question for most of us - certainly for me :)
     
  16. mrbushido

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    Okay decided on a hd2 240mm gyuto just hope i can afford it when my salary is inn. Gonna use this knife in a voluntering kitchen im in charge off you see thats why i need a good knife that will last for years :)
     
  17. phaedrus

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    The geometry of Konosuke knives is awesome.  They're thin in all the right places and have a great shape.  I was lucky to grab one before the price went up 50% or so about a year and a half ago.  IIRC I paid under $200 for mine...the same one is closer to $300 now I think.  I'd like to try an HD eventually.  But the Konosuke I'd really like to nab is the Carter-inspired Funayuki.
     
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    Okay is there any better knifes for the samme price or?

    Seams pretty much everyone thinks the konosuke hd2 is good :)
     
  19. mrbushido

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    What you mean benuser?
     
  20. mrbushido

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    Ahaa i understand. CAn i change that myself or?