Sukenari Aogami Super (Blue Super) Kiritsuke Shaped Gyuto 270mm
Sukenari Aogami Super (Blue Super) Kiritsuke Shaped Gyuto 270mm
Sukenari Aogami Super (Blue Super) Kiritsuke Shaped Gyuto 270mm
Sukenari Aogami Super (Blue Super) Kiritsuke Shaped Gyuto 270mm
Sukenari Aogami Super (Blue Super) Kiritsuke Shaped Gyuto 270mm
Sukenari Aogami Super (Blue Super) Kiritsuke Shaped Gyuto 270mm
Sukenari Aogami Super (Blue Super) Kiritsuke Shaped Gyuto 270mm
Sukenari Aogami Super (Blue Super) Kiritsuke Shaped Gyuto 270mm
Sukenari Aogami Super (Blue Super) Kiritsuke Shaped Gyuto 270mm
Sukenari Aogami Super (Blue Super) Kiritsuke Shaped Gyuto 270mm

Sukenari Aogami Super (Blue Super) Kiritsuke Shaped Gyuto 270mm

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The Aogami Super line is arguably one of the most underrated offering from Sukenari. The reason? While staying at a very affordable price, the Sukenari Aogami Super is forged and water quenched to an extremely high hardness of HRC 65 (previously, the damascus version was even higher, more than HRC 66). This means a super high hardness, extreme sharpness and edge retention, but it also comes with an extremely high failure rate.

 

At HRC 65, the blade is noticeable harder than a HRC 62 hardness knife using the same Aogami Super steel (from Echizen). Accordingly to one of my very close customer, he has only ever experienced the same level of hardness from the Fujiwara Denka line. 

 

You can read more about Sukenari at here:

 

http://www.knivesandstones.com/blog/visiting-sukenari-hamono-apr-2016/

 

Measurements 

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Weight 

 217 g 

Total Length

416 mm

Tip to Heel Length

264 mm

Blade Height at Heel

52 mm

Width of Spine Above Heel 

2.5 mm

Width of Spine at Middle of Blade

2.1 mm

Width of Spine at about 1cm From the Tip

0.9 mm

Steel

Aogami Super (Blue Super) core with stainless clad

Hardness

HRC 64-65

Handle Design

KNS Customs White Spacer Ebony Handle Black Horn Ferrule  

 

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