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Moritaka Deba 180mm
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Moritaka Deba 180mm

Item #: MoritakaDeba180

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(5 out of 5 based on 5 reviews)

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Our Price: $250.00(You Save: $29.00)
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The Moritaka Supreme knives are excellent pieces of blade-craft. Aogami Super treated to HRC 64-65 comprises the core of this line and is clad in softer iron. Moritaka chooses to present these knives with a gorgeous kurouchi finish which bolsters the bladesí anti-corrosive properties. The grinds on this series are excellent and the edges are an absolute dream to work with. Easy to sharpen through high grits and capable of steep edge angles, the edge is nonetheless durable and exhibits great retention.

This 180mm deba is also sometimes referred to as a Western deba due to the symmetrical grind and edge bevel. This can be advantageous as the edge is more durable than its single bevel counterparts and can be used in more applications than simply breaking down whole fish. This is also a tremendous knife for left-handed users who are looking to explore the pattern but donít want to pay large sums of money to have a left-handed run produced by the smith in Japan. Fit and finish is excellent on these knives, and given the amount of metal that is used to produce debas, this is one of the best values to be found in handcrafted AS steel. Please note as of May 15th, 2015 these knives now have a ho wood octagonal handle with buffalo horn ferrule. The video on the page is not current. The photos are current.

  • Weight: 10.2 ounces
  • Blade Length: 180 mm (7")
  • Overall Length: 325 mm (12.75")
  • Thickness at Heel: 6.9 mm
  • Blade Height: 54.6 mm
  • Ho Wood Octagonal Handle

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    5  a left handed dream, November 22, 2014
    Posted By: Jordan

    A stunning knife, with nice weight and beautiful grinds. Lefties will spend hundreds more on a left handed deba, but If you can accept the 50/50 bevel, this knife is a great alternative.

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    5  Product Review, January 27, 2014
    Posted By: Matt - verified customer

    No frills, pure functionality. I've had the knife a bit over 2 weeks and it is a new favorite of mine. Very very sharp, durable, and has a nice weight. It's a bit of a change to break down fish with a deba if you aren't used to it but after a few times you will love it! Great purchase

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    5  Product Review, January 2, 2014
    Posted By: Erik - verified customer

    my third Moritaka. My favorite knife. sharp. hefty, well balanced. a beautiful knife that is extremely wieldy and feels like an extension of your hand.

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    5  Product Review, December 28, 2011
    Posted By: Andrew - verified customer

    The craftsmanship of this blade is just beyond words. I was taking back by its out of box sharpness if that's a word but after I took its across my 3000 stone it was just something amazing.

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    5  Product Review, November 29, 2010
    Posted By: Joost Moree - verified customer

    This is a top product indeed. I allready bought the Gyuto 210 mm directly at Moritaka's site but the Ä/Yen hanky panky almost doubled the price of this top product. Just charging as done with Chef's went perfect. And the cost for shipping is reasonable too.
    I love the patina of the Moritaka blades. And the quality of the handles. The holding of the edge property is, as the French say: hors competition"".
    A joy just lifting it out of the box; touch it;let the handle caress the palm of your hand; look at it; work with it; clean it and cherish it.
    The Kiritsuke 240mm is on its way to be added to the collection. And I think the Santoku an the Petty will follow soon to complete it. And maybe the cleaver, just because it is such a beautiful piece of craftmanship. And so are they all.

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