The best fish scaler ever!


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This is it!!!

My search for the best fish scaler is over.

Designed by a Japanese chef, this all stainless kitchenware enables you to scale the fish so easily and fast without messing your kitchen. Oh, yes. this is the best!

3-0335-13Ginrin Fish Scaler Professional

Sale. JPY2692

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Or please use contact form for a quote.

This is shaped like a cup with a sharp edge and jaggy edges on both sides. This edge scoops up the scales while other fish scalers scratch them off. When I was searching, I was even looking at the electric fish scaler. Even that only scratches off the scales and it does make mess in the kitchen.

kt-fu-003093-05For normal fish, you use the round edge on the body with pushing action. The round edge just scoops up the scales and it does it so gently that all the scales only remain sitting on the cup without flying all over the place. And for the bottom areas of all the fins, you use the jaggy side in the pulling action. It’s so easy.

kt-fu-003093-04And no other fish scales can do the job as amazingly as this does on the bottom fish with slimy body with tiny scales. This type of fish, like groupers and flounders, are so hard to scale with other scratching type of scalers. There was an error retrieving the YouTube video ID for the url you entered, please verify that the url is correct.
You can use the jaggy edge side in a circling action. It’s sooooo easy! You’ve gotta love it!

This is a demonstration on a snapper. Hard scales. This demonstration is done by the old model of Ginrin Profiessional. But the idea is the same. And it really does work like this!!!

This is a demonstration on a flounder. The jaggy edge circling action.

I’m so happy that I’ve found this. Scaling is now such a pleasure. I need some fish to scale!


You can watch how I clean amberjack, grouper and bream, and prepare for aging on video here.
How to prepare fish for aging →



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  1. Michael J. Connors
    Michael J. Connors03-28-2016

    I would like to order the fish scaler. I need a price quote. Please email to:

    • Totos

      Sending you an email now.

      • Sean

        Rather stupid of you to not have a purchase link, or method of purchase on this page. I would have purchased if there were a payment or affiliate link. But you have lost me. 😀 Bye.

        • Totos

          Yes, it’s stupid of me, all right. My shopping site has broken down and I need to fix it. Sorry that I let you down. Still, I can sell by emails. Please use contact form if you have a chance. Thank you.

  2. Bryan

    Best scaler in the world.

  3. Lucie

    Where can I purchase the item?

  4. Leya

    How much is this? Can you reply to my email

    • Totos

      Hi Leya. I need your address to reply to. Please send me your message through Contact Form. Let me you what country I will be shipping to.

      • Anne

        This looks intriguing if it really works to scale pickerel which is extremely difficult to scale. How much is it and how do I get one ?

        • Totos

          Hi Anne.
          I’ve never seen this fish. Why is it hard to scale? Slimy? Hard scales?
          If you want to try this scaler, you just need to email me. Tell me your shipping address too so that I will quote you the shipping fee.

  5. Yong Yi
    Yong Yi06-06-2016

    Hi Totos, I tried to enter my email address and contact details to get a price quote for the Ginrin Fish Scaler Professional but it says my email address is invalid.
    Anyways my email address is & I’m from Singapore.

  6. Gary Ayles
    Gary Ayles06-15-2016

    Hi, can you send me an order form please for the scaler,

  7. Jing

    Please send price quote. I am in U.S.A.

  8. Clay

    Hi Totos, can you please send me a price quote and shipping to Canada. Thanks!

    • Totos

      Hi Clay.
      Here’s a quote for you.
      Ginrin Fish Scaler Professional – JPY 2,692
      Registered Post < 300g to USA / Canada --- JPY 935 Handling fee --- JPY 362 TOTAL. JPY 3,989 Send me a message if you want to proceed.

  9. peter

    Can youlease send me price and shipping to ausralia.


  10. Walied

    Hello, please quote for price and shipping to United Arab Emirates, Dubai. Thank you

  11. Liviu

    Hello, I am from Romania and I would like to buy a Ginrin Fish Scaler Professional.
    Can you please send me price quotation and shipping fee for Romania, Bucharest?

    One question I have: how does it work for big scales fish, like carp for example? Do you have any movie with the tool in action for big scales fish?

    Thank you,

    • Totos

      Hi Liviu.
      Thank you very much for your inquiry.

      Here’s a quote for you.
      Ginrin Fish Scaler Professional, JPY 2,692
      Registered Post < 300g to Romania, JPY 935
      Handling fee 10%, JPY 362
      TOTAL. JPY 3,989

      As you can see, I still a lot of comments to reply to. Communicating through comments is not a wise choice if you want to proceed with your order. Send me a message through contact form.

      Well, scaling fish like carp is hard. It’s not necessarily the size. Certain fish have hard scales. This fish scaler will be easier than other scaler, but it should still be hard. I would use a knife. Actually it’s not the scales that are hard, but it’s the tough skin and the strong attachment with scales.

  12. Nancy

    Am interested in this there only 1 size or hv a bigger one? Can email me.

    • Totos

      Hi Nancy. There’s only 1 size. Will email you.
      Thank you.

  13. Michael Scott
    Michael Scott06-18-2018


    Please can you quote for shipping one unit to England?



    • Totos

      Hi Michael.

      Here’s the quote.

      Ginrin Fish Scaler Professional, JPY2692
      Registered post (non-express) < 300g to England. JPY935 Handling fee. JPY362 TOTAL. JPY 3989 Basically it's the same quote for shipping to North America, Australia, Europe, and Middle East.

  14. Jonathan kaiser
    Jonathan kaiser10-30-2018

    Are you still selling this product?

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