How worn are the blades? I find that the OTS system does need a cleaning and tightening up from time to time. I also give a tap to the blades in a closed position with a mallet to make sure they are somewhat tight to the kettle surface
I'm feeling bearish, and I'm packing a Wusthof Grand Brisket slicer from MABA
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