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Chris Reeve Left Handed Sikayo 9" Kitchen Chef's Knife

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Part Number: CRKSIKAYO9LEFT
Manufacturer: Chris Reeve Knives
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Description
CRKSIKAYO9LEFT: Left Handed 9" Sikayo
Chris Reeve Knives

Chris Reeve Knives describes this item as follows:

For the better part of 25 years, Chris has been mulling over designs of kitchen knives. At last we see the range of chef's knives known as Sikayo. They showcase Chris's out-of-the-box ideas, incorporating concepts in the style of Japanese Sushi knives, countered with modern lines and state-of-the-art materials.

For as much as the word Sikayo might have a Japanese sound, it is the Zulu word for "sharp"! The cutting edge of the Sikayo is exceptional and truly lives up to the name.

The broad blade is ground only on one side for exceptional slicing; the cutting edge has a good curve that allows cutting with minimal pressure; the curve also facilitates "rocking" dicing of vegetables and herbs.

The handles are made from UItem1000® (a particularly durable plastic, capable of withstanding extreme temperatures). The handle slab on side against your palm is thicker than the other side, offering a comfortable hold without pressure; the full tang and the grooves in the UItem® give excellent radial grip. These knives are dedicated left or right handed!

Specifications
  • Blade Material: CPMS35VN Stainless Steel
  • Blade Hardness: 57 RC
  • Blade Length: 9" (229 mm)
  • Blade Thickness: Full Tang; 0.150" (3.8 mm)
  • Overall Length: 14" 356 mm)
  • Handcrafted in the USA

UPC Code: 004484

S30V Stainless Steel
S30V Stainless Steel
A hardened wear and corrosion resistant stainless steel developed in collaboration with Chris Reeve. It is known for its improved sharpness and toughness. This is a premium grade steel only used in high end knives. Composition: Carbon 1.45%, Chromium 14.00%, Vanadium 4.00%, Molybdenum 2.00%
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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Craig
New Zealand
Nov 18, 2013
Pros: Sharpness, Overall Quality, Design
Cons: None
Polarising design: love it or hate it. After handling and using it, I'm definitely in the former camp.
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