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Richmond SLD 240mm Gyuto
Richmond SLD 240mm Gyuto
Richmond SLD 240mm Gyuto

Richmond SLD 240mm Gyuto

Item #: KonosukeAddictSLD

Average Customer Rating:
(4.5 out of 5 based on 7 reviews)

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Our Price: $209.95(You Save: $40.05)
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This knife is a custom sized gyuto made exclusively for CKTG by Konosuke. The knife is extra tall and made with SLD semi stainless steel. The knife has a very nice yew octagonal handle with ebony ferrule. Here are the specs:

  • Length: 240mm
  • Height at heel: 56.7mm
  • Spine thickness at heel: 2.29mm
  • Weight:6.2oz
  • Handle: Ichi (yew) Octagonal
  • Ferrule: Buffalo Horn
  • Steel: SLD semi stainless
  • HRC: 61

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    5  Product Review, March 26, 2014
    Posted By: Doug Lockmoor - verified customer

    Amazing knife, can't beat the price or quality. A dream to use at home or professionally. Wanted to review it 5 stars after first receiving it but decided to wait until a couple months of daily prep-work/professional use.

    Fantastic knife, love everything about it - great job Richmond and Konosuke. Will buy the rest of my knives from CKTG!


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    4  Product Review, March 5, 2014
    Posted By: Brad - verified customer

    Great chopper and prep knife. The only thing it has trouble with is chives. Saya looks huge and bulky but it does its job.

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    5  Product Review, January 25, 2014
    Posted By: Ian Rogers - verified customer

    The knife performs well in a professional kitchen. Tested on all sections from food prep, fish etc.

    Test One : cut blue cheese, didn't stick to blade and easy release.

    Test two : finely chop onion. scary sharp blade.

    Test three : after 3 weeks of pro use. I did notice some minor chips on the blade.

    Sharpen on diamond stone 1000 grit^, 2000 shapton^, Belgian blue stone 4000 grit, Belgian yellow coticule 6000 grit and then chromium oxide on balsa wood(20,000 + grit) and blue jeans strop.
    Came out razor sharp.

    I would recommend buy a Richmond/Konosuke SLD.

    Konosuke own brand of SLD with acid etch sell for $400 - $500. So, a great saving from Richmond.

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    ^ = i buy from Chef Knives To Go


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    5  Product Review, January 13, 2014
    Posted By: dougmc - verified customer

    Much handier and easier to use than my smaller (203 mm) Victorinox Fibrox Chef Knife. As an example, after thinning and sharpening, to consistently cut paper thin slices with the Victorinox, I have to really focus on doing everything just right. With the SLD, paper thin slices are as easy as 1/4 inch slices.

    Also, the SLD's profile give a very predictable cutting action and works with any cutting technique.

    Knife length is a personal thing. I'm very happy with the SLD as an everyday, home-kitchen knife in my small kitchen.

    I expected the SLD's sharpness to be a revelation. How well the knife works in my hand, and consequently safer, is the bigger plus.


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    4  Product Review, January 9, 2014
    Posted By: Nicholas Miller - verified customer

    Wonderful addition to the home knifes.
    Love the grind finish, easy to sharpen and beautiful knife.


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    5  Product Review, January 14, 2013
    Posted By: Amelia - verified customer

    This knife is amazing. I researched various brands and styles for a long time to make sure I made the right choice, and after using it for about a month - in a restaurant setting - I believe I did. I don't think I would recommend it as an everyday, home-kitchen knife (although it is gorgeous and so easy to use with the edge sharpness and retention), simply because of the size, but in a restaurant - definitely! I enjoy the XL because of the height...seems more proportional. So, highly recommended. This is a fabulous knife!

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    5  Product Review, June 16, 2012
    Posted By: Jon - verified customer

    From start to finish:
    As always, incredibly fast shipping. The box housing the knife is certainly the nicest of any I've previously purchased; this continues to the cardboard sheath for the knife. The fit and finish on the knife is astonishing. Absolutely perfect sharpening job (sharpest OOTB edge I've ever experienced), rounding of the spine was subtle, and the handle looked almost like it wasn't made of wood (in a good way). The height and profile of the blade are perfect for me, and the edge retention is superb.
    I was very surprised at how light-weight it is; even with the taller/thicker blade, it still performs like a laser.
    This is the perfect knife for me, hands down.


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