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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    Getting off the subject here, I have a full set of wusthof kitchen knives, I would recommend them to anyone, I use them daily and with proper care I have to sharpen them once a year and even less.
    That is what I have too. I love them. My set is 15, two include two types of sharpeners.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    That is what I have too. I love them. My set is 15, two include two types of sharpeners.
    I have 11 knives and the fork and sharpener also so I guess the set would be considered 14 with the block. I dont use the block I have my knives conveniently hung across a magnetic strip
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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    I have 11 knives and the fork and sharpener also so I guess the set would be considered 14 with the block. I dont use the block I have my knives conveniently hung across a magnetic strip
    I use the block, and put the knives in upside down. With the block my set is 16. I really like the kitchen shears.
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    I purchased the Gerber LMF II today on Amazon. I found it for $60 when all others are $75-$83
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmyz View Post
    I purchased the Gerber LMF II today on Amazon. I found it for $60 when all others are $75-$83
    Can't go wrong with it. It isn't the longest knife but is well built.
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    I have always considered the optimal blade length for most purposes to be around five or five and a half inches. The Gerber comes in just under 5".

    I think you made a great choice, Jimmy. I hope you like it.
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    The ginseau knife is wonderful; cuts all meats and also cuts metal (which I need if I'm eating my mother-in-laws cooking) so it's very versatile to have.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cletus View Post
    I have always considered the optimal blade length for most purposes to be around five or five and a half inches. The Gerber comes in just under 5".

    I think you made a great choice, Jimmy. I hope you like it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cletus View Post
    I have always considered the optimal blade length for most purposes to be around five or five and a half inches. The Gerber comes in just under 5".

    I think you made a great choice, Jimmy. I hope you like it.
    I used to cook when I was in school, so I'm used to a big knife. By big I mean 10 inch blades. Chef's knives.

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    I was given one of these by my brother for my birthday 8 years ago. The reviews sucked. So I've been trying to destroy it for 8 years.

    It's still here. It keeps an edge. It has no blade warping or chipping. I use it to dig, split wood, chop, clean fish...

    It kicks ass hard. The steel rating concerns were obviously over rated. The poorly rated saw back is great. And I've cut chain link with the serrated section of the blade.

    As free stuff goes the jungle predator has proven hard to beat. And I have absolutely no need for a hand axe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bethere View Post
    I used to cook when I was in school, so I'm used to a big knife. By big I mean 10 inch blades. Chef's knives.

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    I was given one of these by my brother for my birthday 8 years ago. The reviews sucked. So I've been trying to destroy it for 8 years.

    It's still here. It keeps an edge. It has no blade warping or chipping. I use it to dig, split wood, chop, clean fish...

    It kicks ass hard. The steel rating concerns were obviously over rated. The poorly rated saw back is great. And I've cut chain link with the serrated section of the blade.

    As free stuff goes the jungle predator has proven hard to beat. And I have absolutely no need for a hand axe.
    "cut chain link " with it? Sorry, calling BS on that. Not remotely like a hacksaw blade.

    Feel free to prove me wrong.

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