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by Bensbites
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Baking Much?
Replies: 455
Views: 56251

Re: Baking Much?

Also wanting a lodge combo cooker, I found that the 3.2 qt model is a bit too small in some cases so Im looking at the 5qt, but everyone is out of stock except amazon which has it for $64, so im going to wait for them to come back in stock at other stores for under 50. My spun iron bell is somewhat...
by Bensbites
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Baking Much?
Replies: 455
Views: 56251

Re: Baking Much?

gladius wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:19 pm
Bensbites wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:15 pm How about sourdough and tempering 1095 bunkas? Given this crowd, I think the 1095 bunkas might be more interesting.

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500F degrees??
300 F for the 1095, 550 F for the sourdough in a Dutch Oven.
by Bensbites
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Baking Much?
Replies: 455
Views: 56251

Re: Baking Much?

How about sourdough and tempering 1095 bunkas? Given this crowd, I think the 1095 bunkas might be more interesting.
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by Bensbites
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS Dpham Custom 240mm Gyuto
Replies: 7
Views: 433

Re: WTS Dpham Custom 240mm Gyuto

Good luck with the sale. The title says 240 mm, the photo album says 210 mm.
by Bensbites
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Talk me into a Mert Tansu
Replies: 15
Views: 273

Re: Talk me into a Mert Tansu

He is highly regarded as a top maker.
by Bensbites
Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: Covid Barbie
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Re: Covid Barbie

Altadan wrote: Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:02 am Surely this is a well edited joke.
I've a friend in DC who'll really appreciate this though
Yes.

https://www.designboom.com/design/quara ... 5-27-2020/
by Bensbites
Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Konosuke Updates
Replies: 1778
Views: 337321

Re: Konosuke Updates

XexoX wrote: Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:36 am
Wjhunt wrote: Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:31 am Well I guess I wasn’t the only one waiting on these to pop up. I’ve been checking frequently and still missed it. Congrats to buyers.
Indeed. Thank you, they saved me money! Enjoy your knives folks.
I happen to see the post 1 minute after they went live. Yes... they were gone.
by Bensbites
Sat Jan 02, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Holiday Fun
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: Holiday Fun

Very nice! I was on the cape yesterday at my dads place. I found a house I wanted but can’t afford overlooking some awesome marsh and dramatic nature.
by Bensbites
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kiri Cleavers? Your thoughts
Replies: 18
Views: 636

Re: Kiri Cleavers? Your thoughts

[quote=jknife post_id=117659 time=1609208875 user_id=20350] [quote=Bensbites post_id=115696 time=1605178329 user_id=177] I have the dao, it’s a fun and different knife. I thinned it out, big time, basically took it to a zero grind. It’s like a cleaver with a tip. [/quote] I hope the OP doesn't mind ...
by Bensbites
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kiri Cleavers? Your thoughts
Replies: 18
Views: 636

Re: Kiri Cleavers? Your thoughts

I have the dao, it’s a fun and different knife. I thinned it out, big time, basically took it to a zero grind. It’s like a cleaver with a tip. I hope the OP doesn't mind but I was wondering if you could post a choil shot of your thinned version so we can see what's possible? I have a 2x72 grinder w...
by Bensbites
Sun Dec 27, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Polishing sticks??
Replies: 0
Views: 99

Polishing sticks??

I have gone way too deep down the rabbit hole! After listening to podcasts on the makery network namely knifetalk and XYZ, there have been discussions around polishing blades. One of the hosts of XYZ who was also a guest on knifetalk talked about using mold polishing sticks. There are what injection...
by Bensbites
Tue Dec 22, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Indentation on knife blade
Replies: 18
Views: 690

Re: Indentation on knife blade

Can I ask for one more photo? Back lit, flat on a cutting board? At first glance it looks like the area was over sharpened. I just want to be sure.
by Bensbites
Sat Dec 19, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Closing the store for a few days next week.
Replies: 40
Views: 1178

Re: Closing the store for a few days next week.

After an 18 year run we're going to turn off the store and basically take everything out of stock for about 3 days over xmas. We don't want to come back to a mountain of orders. You'll be able to look at items but not purchase them. We're kind of excited to do this! hahahahh What if I have a cutler...
by Bensbites
Thu Dec 17, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: USPS Shipping Delays
Replies: 202
Views: 32047

Re: USPS Shipping Delays

I placed my single knife order November 28th (chefknivestogo-281714) to ship to Somerville, MA and have still not received it. Apparently it's been sitting in the Boston distribution facility since December 9th :( Posting here not to express frustration with CKTG (I love you guys) but to add a data...
by Bensbites
Sat Dec 12, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New choil on the Kohetsu HAP40
Replies: 24
Views: 915

Re: New choil on the Kohetsu HAP40

I have clients that like them, and others that hate them.
by Bensbites
Fri Dec 04, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: USPS Shipping Delays
Replies: 202
Views: 32047

Re: USPS Shipping Delays

taz575 wrote: Fri Dec 04, 2020 12:22 pm My order shipped a few days ago, but shows it still waiting acceptance at the post office :roll: Not again!
I have about 10 packages out. I will say, the delays are worse than I have seen them yet.
by Bensbites
Thu Dec 03, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Show us your new knife!
Replies: 3354
Views: 417710

Re: Show us your new knife!

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Does it count if I made it? I want to test drive this in my kitchen before I put the final finish on. AEB-L, 63 hrc. 240 mm x 53 mm.
by Bensbites
Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Forum Issues
Topic: can’t stay logged in.
Replies: 3
Views: 392

Re: can’t stay logged in.

For what it’s worth, and I hope this helps others. For some reason my bookmarks were the http not the https secure version. Once I edited everything, the https url keeps me logged in.
by Bensbites
Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Red Labels Abrasives 20% discount
Replies: 1
Views: 148

Re: Red Labels Abrasives 20% discount

It’s all I use. I have a batch of 24 grit about to meet up with some AEB-L blanks.
by Bensbites
Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Forum Issues
Topic: can’t stay logged in.
Replies: 3
Views: 392

can’t stay logged in.

Never an issue before, and not on other sites, but since my new phone came, I can’t stay logged into the forum. Anyone else seen this on the iPhone 12 running IOS 14.2.