"EN" Deba (Butcher Knife) VG-10, 105mm,120mm, For Left-Hander
★★ Two HONMAMON Stars (link)
Made by Ikeuchi Hamono.
Blade Edge : V-Gold 10 Forged Stainless Steel! Resistant to Rust!
Good for Fishing and Outdoor Activities! Also Good for cooking fish at home!
Single Bevel for Right Hander.
Deba is used for fish filleting and chopping meat without bones.
In boats or beach for cooking use.
It is a knife that uses a highly recommended steel material for cutting blades for home use that boasts the highest sharpness. VG-10, which is rust-resistant and has a sharp blade, that lasts for a long time, is the most popular among stainless steel knives.
What's VG-10 steel?
VG-10 is a stainless-steel material developed by Takefu Special Steel Co., Ltd. It is called the highest peak among high-grade stainless steels, and has an excellent balance of hardness and stickiness. It is a recommended steel material not only for professionals but also for home knives.
In general, stainless steel tends to be seen as inferior in sharpness compared to steel. VG-10 contains a large amount of carbon and has a sharpness that is not inferior to steel due to proper forging and heat treating.
Added in chromium, molybdenum, vanadium, cobalt, etc. By adding various alloys, it becomes a blade steel that has stickiness even in hardness and excellent wear resistance and corrosion resistance.
- High carbon makes it a material with high hardness and excellent sharpness.
- Added in chromium, molybdenum, vanadium, with stickiness even in hardness and wear resistance and corrosion resistance.
- It is also resistant to rust, so it is easy to maintains.
- Expensive than general stainless-steel knife.
- For the sharpening need use hard whetstone, because VG-10 is hard steel.
Size description for each one:
Blade Length: about 105mm(4.1inch), Whole Length: about 235mm(9.1inch), Weight 107g(3.9oz), Blade Height: 40mm
Item no. 1118171
Blade Length: about 120mm(4.7inch), Whole Length: about 240mm(9.6inch), Weight 112g(4.2oz), Blade Height: 43mm
Item no. 1118172
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