Posted By: agibbsAs the title states, this knife is super super thin. Thinner than the Swedish Stainless Konosuke. Its so thin that the tip area flexes a bit, which makes me a bit nervous but hey....
I've only used the knife a couple of times (havent had it long) and these are my first impressions rather than a review. First things first, this knife melts anything that you put up against it. No joke, several times I didn't even realize the thing I was cutting was already cut. It just slides through anything.
Second thing is that my copy of the knife hovers around 260 mm (I ordered the 240 mm, don't know if I got the 270 sent to me by accident). That's important to note because if you aren't comfortable with big knives, I strongly suggest the 210 or even something smaller. You need to have really good technique to maintain this knife properly because of how thin the edge is. The more comfortable you are the better your technique. Also if you were debating on either getting this or the 210 and you were thinking "Ill just pay the extra 25 and get a bit more knife.." you might get more than what you bargained for.
This knife is without question one of my sharpest knives and I love the R2 steel. The thinness behind the edge takes some getting used to (especially for me because I don't own anything this thin) but overall this is a wonderful knife. I would strongly suggest only pros get it (at this size at least).
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