Masamoto Petty/utility Knife 150mm. These knives are made for the western market and feature Masamoto's high quality "Hyper Molybdenum Vanadium" steel which is a proprietary steel they use and contains 1% carbon. The knives come with POM handles which is a big improvement over the more common wooden scales that other manufacturer's use that typically shrink.
I am a weekend home cook. I have always used dept store knives,so this was a huge upgrade. For me this knife is great. I am not very good with longer knives so this is pretty much my chef’s knife for now. It came very sharp and the balance is perfect.
Great knife. Gets very sharp and retains that edge for a decent time in a pro kitchen. Fit and finish is better than average but not flawless.
One thing to note,Masamoto VG is not truly "stainless". More like semi- stainless. Rust will form on the surface if left wet. Proper knife habits easily rectify this...
By: kevin sedota
Like it’s bigger brother the 210mm chef’s knife this utility knife is a gem. Perfect for small tasks where a bit more percision is needed this is almost perfect. it’s thin blade makes short work of delicate tasks.
The handle is a little small for my hands but other than that it is great