Yu Kurosaki Senko Ei (閃光 銳) SG2/R2 Gyuto 210mm / 240mm, with K&S signature teakwood handle and black horn ferrule.
Senko Ei is the latest SG2 line from the young talented blacksmith Yu Kurosaki San.
The dazzling hammer imprints on the polished stainless cladding resembles diamond pattern and is where the Senko (translated as "shine") comes from.
Compared to the Shizuku line, Senko is forged to be even thinner and more aggressive.
Therefore, if you are looking for a knife that is with ultimate sharpness/performance, and willing to take more care of it, this will be the knife.
|210 mm||240 mm|
|Weight||144 g||178 g|
|Total Length||365 mm||400 mm|
|Tip to Heel Length||215 mm||248 mm|
|Blade Height at Heel||48.6 mm||54.9 mm|
|Width of Spine Above Heel||2.0 mm||1.9 mm|
|Width of Spine at Middle of Blade||2.0 mm||1.9 mm|
|Width of Spine at about 2cm from tip||0.9 mm||0.9 mm|
Steel: SPG2/R2/SG2 Powdered Steel, Stainless Cladding
Hardness: HRC 62-63
Handle Design: K&S Teak wood handle with options