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Unread 01-23-2013, 04:15 PM   #16
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I have a range of German & Japanese knifes that are excellent knives but I find I keep coming back to a couple of Dexter Russell knives. The Dexter Russell knives are a good value quality product.
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Unread 01-23-2013, 07:12 PM   #17
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I have a lot of knives and think the Vitorinox are the best value of those I have. I like how they feel and the price is pretty decent I think. I actually have a few Shun knives and have been disappointed, they did not hold an edge and I have not been able to get a good edge on them when I try to sharpen...maybe I just dont know what I am doing -- which when it comes to the knives is entirely possible
I have a handful of Shuns. Would be willing to sharpen one of yours for you.
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I have a handful of Shuns. Would be willing to sharpen one of yours for you.
Once you get the edge it's easy to keep them sharp. I use a fine ceramic hone that works wonders.
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I am the wacko who wanted old-school French pattern carbon steel. I ordered directly from the K-Sabatier factory in France:

http://www.sabatier-shop.com/kitchen...-vintage_.html

They have stainless models as well if you prefer low maintenance. The prices are good, but the shipping stings a bit. The bonus is that they will engrave your name on the blade for free.

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Rather than go for a set I'd get one good chef knife.....look here:

http://www.cutleryandmore.com/wustho...-knife-p113604

I'd get the 8 inch if I were you - I did already and love it. If you get a Wusthof get one from the Ikon line as they are superior to the normal ones and only abit more cash. Cutlery And More is a great place to shop for knives and they offer free delivery to the States on orders over 49 bucks. I live in Canada and must pay for shipping but still have ordered from there and saved a bundle. Their sales are smokin' as well. I got stuff from there cheaper than what I could find on eBay used!!!
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My 3 Kiwi knives that I picked up for less than $15 total are doing pretty well.
I gotta agree with that,good and cheap and sharp.
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