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Old 08-18-2010, 11:32 AM   #1
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Hattori FH-6C Gyuto 210mm

I could not resist anymore. I broke down and bought this gorgeous knife. I got the Cocobolo wood handle instead of the black linen micarta. It can be seen here.

Now the wait begins.

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Old 08-18-2010, 11:44 AM   #2
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Nice!!
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Old 08-18-2010, 12:32 PM   #3
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Uh, GB, I'm your long, lost son, whose been searching for my parents for ten years. I recently discovered that you are my parent and I need one of those Hatori knives for my birthday. If you get me one, I promise, I'll cut the grass every week, and take out the trash, and do all of my household chores, on time. And Ill make you pancakes every Saturday morning.

So, can I have one? Please, please. I promise to do my homework, please?

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Old 08-18-2010, 12:33 PM   #4
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If anything would put me over the edge to say yes it would be those pancakes!
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Old 08-18-2010, 08:12 PM   #5
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So for our knife experts out there, I have heard that honing certain J knives is not quite the same as German knives or maybe even necessary. Is this true? I have a ceramic honing rod. If I do hone then should I use that or should I get something else?
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Old 08-18-2010, 08:22 PM   #6
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Beautiful!!! You can see the superior hand made quality in the photo! Nice going!
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Old 08-19-2010, 01:39 AM   #7
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Oooh, you dog! Congrats! Overall I prefer micarta to wood unless it's something really exotic, but those wood handled Forums look great! A ceramic hone is a good tool for the FH/KF, or any J-knife. Just use a light touch and don't hone it until it needs it. That part seems to trip up many a line cook; people seem to think they have to flail away for five minutes a day when really it takes about 3 light strokes per side, and then just occasionally.

Again, congrats! The Forum Hattori is one of the nicest knives out there that's even remotely affordable.
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Old 08-19-2010, 02:51 AM   #8
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You need to take copious amounts of close up pictures.
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Old 08-19-2010, 05:09 AM   #9
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Great looking knife. Let us know how it performs.

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Great looking knife. Let us know how it performs.

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It will perform like a champion! I had one (sold it for reasons only an insane knifenerd will understand- I needed the money for another knife!) and it was incredible.
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