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Zakuri 240mm Blue #1 Kurouchi Wa-Gyuto (Ebony Handle)

  • This Zakuri 240mm Blue #1 Kurouchi Wa-Gyuto is a special order knife with an ebony handle and blonde buffalo horn. The Blue #1 edge takes a very sharp edge and holds it for quite some time. Blue #1 is, in my opinion, the best balance of sharpness and edge holding in a high carbon steel today. This knife is not stainless will patina with use. If not cared for properly, it may rust. However, the kurouchi finish does partially protect the blade from rust.

    • Knife Type: Gyuto
    • Steel Type: Blue #1 Carbon
    • Handle Type: Octagonal Ebony
    • Construction Type: Carbon Clad
    • Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous
    • Handle Length: 141.5mm
    • Handle Height: 27.28mm
    • Handle Width: 22.18mm
    • Handle to Tip Length: 251mm
    • Heel to Tip Length: 241mm
    • Width of Spine at Handle: 4.1mm
    • Width of Spine above Heel: 3.73mm
    • Width of Spine at Middle: 2.56mm
    • Width of Spine 1cm from the Tip: 1.35mm
    • Blade Thickness 1/2 way between the Spine and Edge: 1.91mm
    • Blade Height at Heel: 48mm
    • Weight: 230g

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