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    Knife Set Question

    So I'm having a Pampered Chef party next month and we need a good knife set. Pampered Chef has one but it's $400, granted I'm not paying that much (getting it for 60% off) but wanted to know if anyone has this and if its a good deal?

    Is there a better knife set out there for cheaper, that's good and will last?



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    Re: Knife Set Question

    Cutco. Great product. Still use it daily.... still as sharp as day one.

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    Re: Knife Set Question

    I've got an old but reliable set of Ginsu knives. Cuts through a nail, and still slices tomatos paper thin.


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    Re: Knife Set Question

    I like Chicago Cuttlery


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    Re: Knife Set Question

    Get the Laurana Bobbit set.



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    Re: Knife Set Question

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone06 View Post
    Get the Laurana Bobbit set.
    Not sure if ISUFan22 will be enthralled with that one....



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    Re: Knife Set Question

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone06 View Post
    Get the Laurana Bobbit set.
    DrEvil would love that


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    Re: Knife Set Question

    Quote Originally Posted by Bubbahotep View Post
    I've got an old but reliable set of Ginsu knives. Cuts through a nail, and still slices tomatos paper thin.

    That's a big surprise. Does it cut through a Snuggie?


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    Seriously the Cutco knives we have are amazing.

    the best meat carver, best meat trimmer, best chef's knife, best scissors and best hunting knife I have ever owned. bought them 93'ish? still in great shape.

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    Re: Knife Set Question

    I agree with keepngoal that Cutco has a good product. I've had my set for 10+ years and it's still sharp. I doubt if a set would be cheaper than Pampered Chef, though. Another brand that I like the paring knife, is Rada Cutlery. Be warned that the dishwasher will darken it's silver handle.



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    Re: Knife Set Question

    I've looked at some of the suggestions here and there seem to be cheaper sets out there that look good. Thanks everyone!



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    Re: Knife Set Question

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    That's a big surprise. Does it cut through a Snuggie?
    A snuggie and a sham-wow, AT THE SAME TIME!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrs.ISUFan22 View Post
    I've looked at some of the suggestions here and there seem to be cheaper sets out there that look good. Thanks everyone!
    My suggestion is to make the leap for a better product, not a cheaper product ... one that will last forever.

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    Re: Knife Set Question

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    My suggestion is to make the leap for a better product, not a cheaper product ... one that will last forever.

    -keep

    I would agree with this on any product we were to discuss here. It's always better to step up with quality.

    And Bubba, good news!


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