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Tanaka Kurouchi Deba 180mm
Tanaka Kurouchi Deba 180mm Tanaka Kurouchi Deba 180mm
Tanaka Kurouchi Deba 180mm Tanaka Kurouchi Deba 180mm

Tanaka Kurouchi Deba 180mm

Item #: TA-K180DE

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Our Price: $119.95(You Save: $15.05)
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Debas are specialized tools for breaking down whole fish. This 180mm Tanaka Kurouchi deba offers premier cutlery steel, handmade character, and a competitive price to anyone interested in trying a deba for the first time or looking for a quality knife to customize. This knife retains the traditional single bevel design of the deba. Single bevel knives are ground on one side only and are sharpened using a different technique than Western styled double-bevel knives.

The knife uses an Aogami #2 carbon steel core hardened to 62-63 HRC, wrapped in a reactive carbon steel cladding. While the kurouchi finish does inhibit oxidation, the knife will patina with normal use and rust if neglected. The ho wood handle is d-shaped with a black plastic ferrule. These knives are handmade so dimensions may vary between individual examples.

  • Weight: 11.4 ounces
  • Spine Thickness at Base: 7 mm
  • Tip Thickness: 1.6 mm
  • Blade Height: 55 mm

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    4  Product Review, June 25, 2013
    Posted By: Ian - verified customer

    This is a great knife for the money. Mine came scary sharp out of the box. The handle and ferrule are pretty cheap, and need some love. I sanded them down, which helped with the slippery gloss finish, too. I did break a small piece of the tip off while trying to take off a bass head, but I think I can work it out on the stone. Nice, sharp, heavy, inexpensive, blue steel.

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