Hatsukokoro VG-5 Hayabusa Gyuto 240mm

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VG5 stainless steel Gyuto from Hatsukokoro, with Pakka wood western style full tang handle. 

This blade is forged to be very thin behind the edge to offer ultimate cutting performance, yet with very affordable price. 


210 mm 240 mm
Weight 117 g 175 g
Total Length 350 mm 387 mm
Tip to Heel Length 210 mm 242 mm
Blade Height at Heel 45.4 mm 49.5 mm
Width of Spine Above Heel 1.7 mm 2.7 mm
Width of Spine at Middle of Blade 1.5 mm 2.3 mm
Width of Spine at about 2cm from tip 0.9 mm 0.9 mm

Steel type: VG5 Core with Stainless Cladding

Hardness (HRC): 59-60

Most of our products are handmade in Japan, and sometimes the one that you receive maybe slightly different to the photo. This is very common and in no way it will affect the performance of the product.

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Kakumei and its sister shop Knives and Stones has been in the Japanese homeware industry for almost 10 years. We have suppliers all over Japan: from Nigara Hamono in Aomori to the Satsuma Kirko Kagoshima.

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