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Yu Kurosaki Gekko VG Xeos 180mm Bunka

Yu Kurosaki Gekko VG Xeos 180mm Bunka

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Yu Kurosaki, well what can we say, probably the most well known Japanese Blacksmith in a worldwide scale. You don't get that kind of reputation by being average. 

Kurosaki-san has forged his reputation by combining the highest quality of production and skill, traditional techniques, and new and exciting contemporary designs. Not only do his knives perform and last second to none, but they also stand out with their incredible and innovative designs, patterns and handles. 

 VG Xeos steel was introduced in 2023 as a modern design to bring together the best properties for sharpness, retenti9n but easy maintenance, and asnsuch this will continue to be seen more and more.

Knife Type: Bunka
Steel Type: VG Xeos Stainless steel
Blade Hardness: HRC 61
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 180mm
Blade Height: 46.8mm
Blade Thickness: 2mm
Handle Material: Stabilised Birch
Handle Length: 135mm
Weight: 141g


Do not use the knife to chop hard materials such as bones or frozen items unless the knife is made for that specific purpose. Always ensure you keep your knife clean and dry, and sharpen it as required to prevent a dull edge.

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