Hatsukokoro Hayabusa Blue 2 Rainbow Damascus Santoku 180mm

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Another innovative offering from Hatsukokoro's well established Hayabusa series: the Hayabusa rainbow damascus series. Utilizing Takefu Special Steel's exotic Blue 2 core with the copper / brass damascus. The core steel is Hitachi's staple Blue 2 carbon alloy steel, with about Rockwell 62 hardness, it is excellent for both professional and household use (just have to wipe it dry after use). This elegant copper / brass stainless cladding is definitely an eye opener and is used by a lot of famous makers. Takeshi Saji, Hinoura and a lot of overseas custom makers all offer this copper / brass damascus, however are usually quite expensive. Hatukokoro's Hayabusa has a very thin grind and as usual, offers excellent value.


180 mm
Weight 146 g
Tip to Heel Length 182 mm
Blade Height at Heel 49 mm
Width of Spine Above Heel 2.5 mm
Width of Spine at Middle of Blade 2.1 mm
Width of Spine at about 1 cm from tip 0.8 mm

Steel type: Blue 2 core with copper/brass and stainless clad

Hardness (HRC): 62-63

Handle Design: K&S Teak wood handle. Optional handles available.  

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