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BBQchef33 02-05-2010 11:59 PM

Old toys / New Toys
Old toys...

New Toys.

Gunther Wilheim 12 piece set, plus a 14 inch carver. Went for a new carver for the trailer, but couldnt resist the set. Got all for $300 bucks, seen the set for over $400.

Like them better than my Henkles, but then again, they need a good professional sharpening. But these knives feel really great in the hands. The triple tang handle design blows away the henkles.

ChiefOsceola 02-06-2010 12:07 AM

Well, they aren't Ginsu, but I reckon they'll work. :wink:

KC_Bobby 02-06-2010 12:17 AM

Looks nice. Reminds me, I need to head down to Ambrosi's one of these days.

snoqualmiesmoker 02-06-2010 03:00 AM

Can we put some of those in the BBQ Brethren HOF in a display for our fearless leader?

"And this children, are some of the knives he used. In the old days, people used to eat meat and needed a "knife" to cut it with."

millsy 02-06-2010 05:59 AM

That looks like a great investment,I am sure you'll love them.

MilitantSquatter 02-06-2010 06:58 AM

Can they cut through the heel of a work boot and still cleanly slice a piceapple, tomato and bread like my Miracle Blade collection by Chef Tony ? :biggrin:

and don't get rid of that Mag Lite flashlight in that cabinet....they are always useful.

Congrats Phil..

Neil 02-06-2010 07:19 AM

Nice looking set Pooh, may they sereve you well. As a favor to a friend I sat through a Cutco Knives presentation yesterday morning. They had a similar set for only $1999.95!!:eek::eek::eek:

lfurl43142 02-06-2010 07:25 AM

I have a Gunther Willhelm Santuko that is my workhorse. I bought it about 4 years ago I guess, and wouldnt be without it. I have a colleague whose wife is a chef and he said she also thought they were better than Henkel, especially considering the price. He scared the hell out of me when he came into my office, closed the door, and pulled out a ten inch butcher knife. I thought I was a goner.

Ron_L 02-06-2010 07:53 AM

ooooooooo... shiny!

Nice knives, Pooh!

Bill-Chicago 02-06-2010 07:55 AM

Looking sharp!!!

(Get it, sharp. They're knives. Sharp)

(I need to spend less time with my kid and her 5th grade friends)

(Sharp. Still funny)

Bob S 02-06-2010 08:04 AM

They look great Pooh. I'm jealous.

Rick's Tropical Delight 02-06-2010 08:06 AM

i want!

Plowboy 02-06-2010 08:44 AM

Shiny, like the top of your head.

1_T_Scot 02-06-2010 09:00 AM

Cool Knives!

KnightOfTears 02-06-2010 09:07 AM

Superb set of blades ya got there! I need to invest in me some new ones as well.

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