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Old 03-18-2006, 07:20 PM   #1
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Finally Ordered My New Knife.

It's a Henckles TWIN Cermax M66 7" Santoku.

Settled on this one b/c it is still scalpel sharp and incredibly hard, but not so high maintenance as the handmade carbon steel japanese knives.

http://www.cutleryandmore.com/details.asp?SKU=9689

Just put in the order should be here by next friday! This knife is nuts. hardness of 66 Rockwell I cant wait to put it to use..it makes my Wusthoff Grand Prix Santoku(which is already dull) look like garbage.

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Old 03-18-2006, 10:17 PM   #2
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Congratulations!

It looks really slick.
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Old 03-18-2006, 11:13 PM   #3
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Andy, it's a beast. Thank you.

Can't wait to test it out!

Cheers

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Old 03-27-2006, 12:41 PM   #4
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Though I'm not crazy about the general Santoku blade, I love that handle. It should be very comfortable.

And the blade style, well that's just a personal prefference. I hope you enjoy it. Have fun and watch the finger-tips.

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Old 03-27-2006, 01:41 PM   #5
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looks like a great throwing knife...anyone wanna catch?

expect a full report with fotos.
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Old 04-17-2006, 03:39 AM   #6
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Hey Mylegsbig,

Did you ever get the knife? How is it? I'm interested in a Henckel's Cermax myself, but it's either that or a Kasumi, and am looking for some reviews from actual owners.....

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Old 04-17-2006, 04:56 AM   #7
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I'd love to hear what you think of it, too. I have the Classic X50 and bought it largely because I wanted to try a Santoku and mine was "reduziert" at the Wüsthof shop off of Marienplatz. I don't really like its balance and it's a bit uncomfortable when you have a lot of dicing to do. I'm considering keeping my eye open at summer sales to get a new one. I, too, would like to hear your opinion the M66.
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Old 04-17-2006, 08:12 AM   #8
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This knife is the best knife i've ever used... for one, it's a razor blade, for another, it's beautiful....third, it feels great in my hand...the handle is some cool material and it feels so nice...and the knife has a very heavy feel to it..if you don't like heavy knives, skip this one
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Old 04-17-2006, 08:51 AM   #9
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I think most of the Henckel's are heavy (except for the cheap ones). The thing I found kinda odd about yours was the rivets. I thought Henckel had developed a new horizontal tang on their high end knives with a counterbalance at the hilt, thusly getting rid of the rivets? I see the counterbalance on that blade. Not a big fan of rivets.
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Old 04-17-2006, 10:04 AM   #10
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The first thing I did when I got my first really sharp knife was to basically cut part of my thumb off ... so be careful!!

Glad you like the knife and please don't try to cut concrete or wallboard with it like Chef Tony does!
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