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Gihei HAP40 Nakiri 165mm
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Gihei HAP40 Nakiri 165mm Gihei HAP40 Nakiri 165mmGihei HAP40 Nakiri 165mmGihei HAP40 Nakiri 165mm

Gihei HAP40 Nakiri 165mm

Item #: GHP-N165

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(5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews)

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Nakiris are becoming a popular choice in many western kitchens of late. Their compact size and interesting profile have found a new legion of users in both professional and home environments. This is a vegetable cutter of the highest order. The flat edge and extra finger clearance make it a great choice for users who prefer push cutting over a rocking style. The thin blade is made from a super hard steel called HAP40, which is a powdered metallurgy (PM) alloy. The steel is exquisitely heat treated to a high 65-66 HRC.

This is a knife that takes a very sharp edge and holds it for a long time. The blade profile is very flat, even for a nakiri, with a small radius right at the tip end for smaller rock-chopping tasks.

The core HAP40 steel is wrapped in a stainless steel outer layer to aid in strength and wear resistance. The cladding is nicely polished and, together with the lovely semi-custom walnut and tiger maple handle, gives the knife a fine appearance.

As mentioned, the blade is quite thin with virtually no taper. The height at the heel is about 50mm, which is slightly less than average for a nakiri of this length. Fit and finish are of a high standard which combines with its other fine attributes to qualify the Gihei HAP40 nakiri as a great value.

  • Weight: 5.0 ounces
  • Blade Length: 165 mm
  • Spine Thickness at Heel: 1.4 mm
  • Blade Height: 50.5 mm
  • Handle: Stabilized Walnut
  • Ferrule: Stabilized Maple

  • Customer Reviews

    Product Reviews

    5  Excellent nakiri, February 28, 2017
    Posted By: Abraham Stanway

    Really satisfied with it, although it was a bit heavier than advertised (5.6 oz) and not quite as thin as I had expected. Still, a really, really great knife - the handle is especially nice and the matte finish completes the look. I had purchased the sharpening service and it's a really screaming edge - excited to start chopping some veggies!

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    5  beautiful knife, November 11, 2016
    Posted By: Jim Scott
    3 people found this review helpful

    This is the best knife I've ever used. Great blade, great handle, great service. Thanks!

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