MANNKITCHEN MK9 Chef Knife

MANNKITCHEN MK9 Chef Knife

$199.00

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FEATURES & SPECS

  • US-Made x63 Nitrogen Steel
  • Hardness up to 63 HRC
  • Large Ergonomic Handle
  • 9 in Blade Length
  • Over 2.5 in Blade Width
  • Micro Bolster

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Reviewed by Chris B.
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Rated 5 out of 5

Great Knife

Good balance, shape and size. Very sharp.

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Reviewed by Adam S.
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Rated 5 out of 5

Initial impressions: Excellent heavy-use chef's knife

I've only had the knife for a couple of weeks, so I won't be touching on edge retention or ease of sharpening yet.

First impressions are very positive. The knife feels substantial, but not unwieldly. Good balance, and I find the bolster comfortable when using a pinch grip (although I know this isn't a universal opinion). The edge from the factory is razor sharp, and has no problem starting a cut with zero pressure on tougher items like citrus and vegetable skins. Very little slicing drag for shallow cuts. I'm not brave enough yet to use it for breaking down joints or other edge-punishing tasks, but I don't feel like I need to be particularly delicate with it either. I'm looking forward to seeing how the edge ages and what the sharpening experience is like.

The main drawback (which I hesitate to call a drawback, but rather a consequence of the design decisions made) for me is the width of the blade behind the edge. The substantial blade adds a sense of durability, at the cost of increased drag and sticking during slicing operations. It's not going to unseat my carbon steel santoku for thinner, more delicate work.

Overall, I think that the Mk9 will end up as my go-to for most general prep work. The combination of comfort, edge, and durability will keep me from reaching for specialty knives quite as often.

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Reviewed by Brad D.
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Rated 5 out of 5

One of my best blades!

This blade does some of the best chopping and slicing, and it keeps its edge. The packaging I received it in is a work of art. Thanks for making such a high-quality product!

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Reviewed by Tom S.
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Rated 5 out of 5

Comfortable ,good weight and sharp

This is an awesome kitchen knife!

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Reviewed by Paul A.
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Rated 5 out of 5

Very happy with purchase

Liked the weight, width , sharpness, and handle. Very pleased with it,it is a well crafted and aesthetically pleasing work of art. It's my favorite knife .

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Why The Chef Knife is better

A Blade Made of Revolutionary Steel

The MK9 blade is made of X63-Nitrogen Steel. The tighter grain structure gives it surgical sharpness, exceptional edge retention, and improved corrosion resistance.

The Perfect Shape

Designed with a Convex Spine Profile, the MK9 curves downward at both ends. This gives you a more natural wrist position that reduces strain and prevents wedging in large ingredients.

With its 2.5 in blade width, you can chop confidently knowing that your knuckles, no matter how big or small, won’t scrape the cutting board! It’s also extra long with a belly concentrated in the front ⅓, so it makes slicing/chopping even the largest ingredients a breeze.

Exceptional Construction

The spine is round & polished so there’s no friction that will lead to discomfort and blistering.

The handle is extra large with added width and thickness, and no angular edges, making it super comfortable for even the largest of hands. Scales made of indestructible G10 ensure it doesn’t slip (even when wet) and won’t swell, shrink, crack, or discolor.

The Mirco Bolster

All the safety of a full bolster with none of the drawbacks. It adds stability, protects your hand, and only adds width where it’s needed, so point-to-heel sharpening is easy like Sunday morning.

Reviews

average rating 5.0 out of 5
Based on 40 reviews
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    40 Reviews
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Reviewed by Chris B.
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Rated 5 out of 5

Great Knife

Good balance, shape and size. Very sharp.

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Reviewed by Adam S.
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Rated 5 out of 5

Initial impressions: Excellent heavy-use chef's knife

I've only had the knife for a couple of weeks, so I won't be touching on edge retention or ease of sharpening yet.

First impressions are very positive. The knife feels substantial, but not unwieldly. Good balance, and I find the bolster comfortable when using a pinch grip (although I know this isn't a universal opinion). The edge from the factory is razor sharp, and has no problem starting a cut with zero pressure on tougher items like citrus and vegetable skins. Very little slicing drag for shallow cuts. I'm not brave enough yet to use it for breaking down joints or other edge-punishing tasks, but I don't feel like I need to be particularly delicate with it either. I'm looking forward to seeing how the edge ages and what the sharpening experience is like.

The main drawback (which I hesitate to call a drawback, but rather a consequence of the design decisions made) for me is the width of the blade behind the edge. The substantial blade adds a sense of durability, at the cost of increased drag and sticking during slicing operations. It's not going to unseat my carbon steel santoku for thinner, more delicate work.

Overall, I think that the Mk9 will end up as my go-to for most general prep work. The combination of comfort, edge, and durability will keep me from reaching for specialty knives quite as often.

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Reviewed by Brad D.
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Rated 5 out of 5

One of my best blades!

This blade does some of the best chopping and slicing, and it keeps its edge. The packaging I received it in is a work of art. Thanks for making such a high-quality product!

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Reviewed by Tom S.
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Rated 5 out of 5

Comfortable ,good weight and sharp

This is an awesome kitchen knife!

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Reviewed by Paul A.
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Rated 5 out of 5

Very happy with purchase

Liked the weight, width , sharpness, and handle. Very pleased with it,it is a well crafted and aesthetically pleasing work of art. It's my favorite knife .

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