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Discussion in 'The Kitchen Knife' started by Antonio, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. I wish they were easier to get. I don't even know how to order one. How are you guys finding sc125 steel. Germany has a bunch of interesting steels, but kind of difficult to get knives in them.
  2. Jim

    Jim Old Curmudgeon Founding Member

  3. great looking knives!
  4. These look very interesting. Could you give some more info about them. Steel, height, length, grind, etc
  5. The Primus are sold exclusively via messerkontor.de. It is a dealer and should be able to deduct the 19% german VAT (included in the prices).
    Best to use the translator of Google Chrome: http://messerkontor.de/produkt-kategorie/kochmesser/kochmesser-hersteller/xerxes-knives-deutschland/
  6. Thanks. Looks like they won’t be available until oct 2018. I’ll contact them anyway, to see what the process is. How’s the performance of sc125 if anyone has experience with it. Should be similar to white 1, I’m guessing.
  7. Rick

    Rick aka Pensacola Tiger Founding Member Gold Contributor

    I've only had mine a week, but it easily takes an wicked edge like shirogami, but with better edge retention, more like aogami super. It's also a lot less reactive than shirogami. If you see one come up for sale on the forums, grab it. I've no regrets whatsoever picking up the one I have, even though it was priced like a new one.

    BTW, I asked Messerkontor about the differences between the Primus I and the Primus II and it is just the materials used in the pin and ferrule - copper for the Primus I, forged iron for the Primus II.
  8. marc4pt0

    marc4pt0 Founding Member

    A lot of people prepaid through the site. I paid for mine in September and received it this January. They were back in stock and released mid December iirc.
  9. marc4pt0

    marc4pt0 Founding Member

    Just received this one from Benjamin at Kamon knives. So far very impressed.
    207mm on edge
    57mm at heel
    5.58mm where spine meets handle

    For comparison
    209mm on edge
    56.5mm at heel
    2.21mm where spine meets handle

    I think they compliment each other very well!

    now for crappy cell pics:

    IMG_20180403_081906_796.jpg IMG_20180403_075756_590.jpg IMG_20180403_075756_595.jpg IMG_20180403_075756_596.jpg IMG_20180403_075756_598.jpg
  10. Jim

    Jim Old Curmudgeon Founding Member

  11. Rick

    Rick aka Pensacola Tiger Founding Member Gold Contributor

    Can you unscrew the Torx head screws and remove the handle?
  12. marc4pt0

    marc4pt0 Founding Member

    I believe so, but waiting for confirmation. I've seen a picture of it disassembled though
  13. marc4pt0

    marc4pt0 Founding Member

    From Ben regarding the removal of the handle:

    "You could if you just unscrew the big middle on the bottom but it includes a little effort. It's a tight fit and I wouldn't recommend doing it to someone who never did because you could easily hurt yourself or damage the knife or handle. The little screws are just there to hold the metal parts in place, not for mounting the handle ;)"
  14. Jim

    Jim Old Curmudgeon Founding Member

  15. marc4pt0

    marc4pt0 Founding Member

    The larger screw in the middle of the steel butt cap. Would be helpful if I included a pic. Duh on me

    Photo credit to Benjamin himself

  16. Jim

    Jim Old Curmudgeon Founding Member

  17. marc4pt0

    marc4pt0 Founding Member

    Two from Joe at Halcyon Forge.

  18. Rick

    Rick aka Pensacola Tiger Founding Member Gold Contributor

  19. marc4pt0

    marc4pt0 Founding Member

    To simply take from Joe's site:

    Top knife


    What the above description doesn't mention is the layer of nickel between the iron and core steel.

    And for the bottom knife


    Attached Files:

  20. cheflarge

    cheflarge Founding Member

    That is pretty damn cool! :cool:

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