Yu Kurosaki Gekko VG XEOS Bunka 165mm
Yu Kurosaki is located in Echizen, Japan. His new line Gekko is forged from VG XEOS and cladded in soft stainless. VG XEOS is a new steel developed by Takefu Special Steel Co. that combines high corrosion resistance with high hardness and durability. The steel is said to have a fine microstructure created by a special melting method that improves wear resistance, strength, and quenching properties. These blades have a wide bevel style grind with a very light textured finish. Fitted with octagonal oak handles.
Edge Length: 169mm
Height at Heel: 2.0mm
Spine Thickness Above Heel: 47.1mm