Pros: Excellent ergonomics. Excellent profile and edge retention. Very easy to keep sharp
Cons: Highly reactive carbon steel.
Reviewed: Misono 270mm Swedish Carbon Steel gyuto Blade length – 270mm Overall length – 405mm Weight – 276 grams Steel – Swedish carbon, HRc ~ 60 Forged Construction Handle – Brass riveted resin wood laminations with full tang Before getting down to the nitty gritty, lets get two popular points about this knife out of the way: Roar!... The Misono gyutos (270 & 240 mm) don a dragon engraving running along the length of the blade. Cool, that -- if you like dragons. The only thing cooler might be Godzilla himself. Lizardry notwithstanding, this is a sexy knife that will turn heads in the kitchen. Yikes!... This is a carbon steel knife which means that it's subject to...(read more)