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Kochi 120mm Kurouchi Stainless Clad Carbon Wa-Petty

  • The Kochi line is an exclusive to Japanese Knife Imports.  These knives have a great in-hand feel... not too heavy, but not super light.  Near the spine they seems to be more substantial, however, behind the edge, they are very thin.  They are awesome cutters.  Near the heel, they have a nice flat spot, and towards the tip, a gentle curve.  The octagon burnt chestnut handles are very comfortable and retain grip very well when wet.  These are clad in stainless, but the core is carbon, so they will need to be cared for as such.  The exposed carbon core can rust if left wet and/or dirty and will develop a patina over time. 

    Though we are not sharing the exact steel, the core steel is a very pure, high carbon steel with a very fine grain structure.  It sharpens very easily and takes an amazing edge.

    • Knife Type: Petty
    • Steel Type: Carbon
    • Handle Type: Burnt Chestnut Octagon
    • Construction Type: Clad
    • Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous
    • Handle Length: 115mm
    • Handle Height: 23.38mm
    • Handle Width: 18.63mm
    • Handle to Tip Length: 137mm
    • Heel to Tip Length: 122mm
    • Width of Spine at Middle: 1.89mm
    • Width of Spine 1cm from the Tip: 1.1mm
    • Width of Spine at Handle: 3.26mm
    • Width of Spine above Heel: 3.02mm
    • Blade Thickness 1/2 way between the Spine and Edge: 2.25mm
    • Blade Height at Heel: 27mm
    • Weight: 58g



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