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    Wow .... My Wife Nailed It

    I asked for a good Japanese knife and a good sharpening system ..... this is what she put under the Christmas Tree

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    #2
    She's a keeper!

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      #3
      Careful...you'll shoot your eye out !!!

      Seriously though, great gift !!

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      • ecowper
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        Or come up missing a finger or two

      #4
      Uh oh - that’s a hint that she wants you to be a contestant on Top Chef.

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      • ecowper
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        I’m gonna start with not cutting fingers off

      #5
      Great lookin' knives. I'm not 100% sure, but those knives are zirconium dioxide and are almost as hard as diamonds. Please make sure you have the correct sharpeners.

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      • ecowper
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        1000 grit and 3000 grit stones only ..... the Edge Pro system comes with both, fortunately.

      #6
      You'll really like the Edge Pro once you get over the learning curve. I suggest watching You Tube videos and getting an old carbon steel knife at a second hand shop or eBay and practicing on it. I got a set of 'Old Hickory' and I get them so sharp I don't even bother thinking about getting any others. Things to focus on, primary edge, secondary edge, and thinning the blade. I wound up getting an angle cube so I can set my edges perfectly every time.

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      • ecowper
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        I watched a bunch of videos today. I’m going to try sharpening my cheapo slicer first

      • Huskee
        Huskee commented
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        Primary edge? Secondary edge? Wow, I have so much to learn. Here's what I do: knife not sharp, make knife sharper than it was, happy.

      #7
      That gift is on point. She’s a cut above.

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      • ecowper
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        You’re pretty sharp witted ....

      • Polarbear777
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        Living on the edge.

      #8
      Did you get their whetstone? I think these knives are made in the traditional Japanese style; only one side is sharpened.

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      • ecowper
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        According to the Edge Pro folks, you can sharpen Kamikoto knives with their stones.

      • Bkhuna
        Bkhuna commented
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        Sounds like your all set. Enjoy. They are beautiful.

      • ecowper
        ecowper commented
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        Bkhuna I just told my wife that they are so beautiful I’m scared to use them. I know all about my Wusthof knives, but this is a whole different level.

      #9
      Yowza nice find under the tree.
      I am still looking under the tree for something with my name on it.

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        #10
        Very nice

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          #11
          Edge Pro has a couple of videos that will help shorten the learning curve. I’ve had mine for a few years and have been extremely pleased with their performance. Keep the stones clean and wet during use.
          I would recommend putting blue painters paint on the blade body to prevent the slurry from scratching the surface as you move the knife back and forth along the support. I neglected to do so when sharpening my Chefs knife and it irritates me that I neglected to do so.
          Congratulations on a great gift!
          Last edited by Yohawk; December 26, 2020, 03:45 PM.

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          • ecowper
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            Thanks for the tips! I was wondering how to protect the beautiful blades on these knives, now I know. :-)

          #12
          Nice. I have the Edge Pro myself. The blue tape and a black sharpie are two essentials for using the system.

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          • ecowper
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            Just sharpened my cheapo slicer with it ..... amazing!

          #13
          Oh snap! 💕💕💕 🔪🔪🔪

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            #14
            Those just “look” badass! Great job by your wife. How long are they supposed to hold up between sharpenings?

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            • ecowper
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              From what I’m reading, 6 months to a year of daily home kitchen use

            • ecowper
              ecowper commented
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              They do look badass. These are a step above for sure

            #15
            That's a great gift! You are a very lucky man.

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