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Richmond Fanatic 2 Carbon 52100
Richmond Fanatic 2 Carbon 52100
Richmond Fanatic 2 Carbon 52100

Richmond Fanatic 2 Carbon 52100

Item #: Fanatic52100

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Richmond Fanatic 2 Carbon 52100. The Richmond Fanatic 2 is the second generation cleaver with a few important improvements. We took out some of the belly from the first generation knife so the cleaver has a flatter profile with more board contact. We also improved the machi of the knife and this lowers the handle slightly so it's more comfortable to use and has a nicer connection between the handle and blade. The Richmond Fanatic is a chinese style cleaver with similar profile and grind to the popular CCK1303 but with 52100 carbon steel hardened to HRC 61. 52100 steel is a fantastic steel for kitchen knives. It takes and holds a great edge and is easy to sharpen. Once you try a knife that is made with 52100 you will see why it is coveted by knife enthusiasts and professionals. I designed this cleaver to be thin and hard for excellent performance with a distal taper and convex edge grind. The handle is made from bubinga with a wenge ferrule. The blades are made with our partner Lamson And Goodnow in the USA. The factory edge grind is 50/50 at about 15 degrees on each side.
  • Length: 210mm Long on edge
  • Height: 86mm
  • Spine Thickness: 2.5 tapers to 1.5 at the front
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    3  Product Review, November 29, 2012
    Posted By: Bill - verified customer

    Save you money and don't purchase the Saya. It is not worth the money. Ilike the lightness and balance but I am disappointed in the handle material. I thought it was wood, looks like plastic.

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    5  Product Review, August 29, 2012
    Posted By: Bk - verified customer

    Really well thought out with revising the design. The flat edge is so much better for a cutting cleaver. It's like a super-sized wa nakiri. I actually like this longer handle as it better balances the overall piece while using a handle grip OR pinch grip. Richmond knives/blades are easily the most underrated blades in the world right now. I really can't believe the prices either. I have the Addict 2 and Fanatic 2, and couldn't be more pleased. Great work, and thanks for what you do.

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