Harukaze VG1 Stainless Gyuto 240mm offers a good performing steel in terms of toughness and overall feel. Of course, this is a very easy steel to maintain in terms of corrosion and rust prevention since it's fully stainless.
Be prepared to be surprised by the outstanding out of the box edge on this very well made gyuto. It has nice balance and light feel. It has an almost laser-like flat grind. The knife is a true laser with spine measuring 2mm. The grind is nice and thin behind the edge.
The overall fit and finish are of a high standard. It has a simple but very nicely executed walnut handle with maple ferrule in a comfortable oval shape.
Please note this knife has a nice, gapped machi on the handle install. Check the photos. It's not a mistake and it's called Tokyo style.
Location: Tosa Japan
Steel: VG1 Stainless Steel
Weight: 5.5 ounces / 158g
Blade Length: 240 mm
Total Length: 395 mm
Spine Thickness at Base: 2 mm
Blade Height: 51 mm
Handle: Walnut Oval
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