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Old 01-05-2009, 03:43 PM   #1
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Stark difference between tojiro knife prices, and I'm unsure why

Hi there. I'm looking to buy myself a nice knife for my birthday and after reading around a little, it sounds like a Tojiro would be a good choice. However I'm a little confused by the pricing.

From the Tojiro site, the prices seem to range from around 80-180.


Whereas the site below seems to sell them from around 30+


Are the cheaper ones of non-comparable quality, and is there a way I can tell ?

(Apologies for the non-parsed links I haven't been here long enough to post proper ones, they may need "www." putting on the beginning)


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Old 01-05-2009, 03:54 PM   #2
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it could be that the other site sells the older models. I got a knife from that site, not a tojiro though. I'm pretty happy with the quality.

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Old 01-06-2009, 11:43 AM   #3
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The MSRP must assume a high mark up. Those prices are comparable to the prices at Korin or Japanese Knife.
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