Awright, anyone who thinks this cleaver is a toy,
trot down to your local Chinatown, and check out the hot food vendors
You know, those guys who take a roast duck or chicken off the meat hook behind the display window and chop it up into bite sized pieces (albeit with bone splinters...) in 23.045 seconds. (What? you think they are going to take out the bones, they charge by weight...) Or Char Siew, or roast baby pig-- bones and all, and when they think no one is looking they take the cleaver to the butcher station and whack out pork chops--cutting through the chine. These cleavers behave like a cheap Timex watch: Takes a licking and keeps on ticking...
These things are pretty serious, the carbon steel takes a wicked edge, and the blade is heavy enough to power through a chicken carcass in one whack. Lord knows how many "Banquet chickens" I did, chopping out the spine and splitting the bird into two. Great for whacking out lamb chops, pork chops, pulls duty as a "Schnitzel kloepfer" and has been known to beat stubborn bolts into submission with the spine.