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Over the years we've got too much.
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I really like the look of those knives, Janus, and the fact that they are carbon steel makes them very compelling.

(I wish you hadn't shown them. :oops: )

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You're welcome, Murray. :lol:

Also, if you'd like to add to your Sabatier carbon collection :wink: :

http://www.sabatierknivesuk.co.uk/carbo ... atier.html
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I'm not clicking on that link, I'm not clicking on that link, I'm not clicking on that link . . . . . . .
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At least I already have the Sabatier knives I wanted in carbon steel.

Here is another carbon steel cook's knife that has caught my eye:

http://www.cutleryandmore.com/henckels- ... fe-p123477

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Murray, I clicked on it, saw the knife and said wow that's a nice looking knife, then I saw the price! :D
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brothers wrote:Murray, I clicked on it, saw the knife and said wow that's a nice looking knife, then I saw the price! :D
Slows you down just a bit, doesn't it, Gary? :shock:

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PS. It is considerably more useful than a similarly priced shave brush. 8)
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Ooh, I hadn't considered the practical aspect Murray, hmm.
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Wouldn't it cost more for a Plisson HMW? So the knife is actually a bargain.
Just trying to help. :)
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There is that to consider Ron, another check in the plus column.
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rsp1202 wrote:Wouldn't it cost more for a Plisson HMW? So the knife is actually a bargain.
Just trying to help. :)
That's what I was thinking.

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I like the way you guys think . . . priorities.
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A couple of days ago I decided to sharpen my kitchen knives. I used a DMT D8C (coarse) and the results are some wicked edges. This experience seems like eating a piece of cake (or pie) as opposed to laboring to maintain a straight razor's edge. Makes me think I've been overlooking something when I set out to sharpen the straights. I've got the equipment and I think I should be able to figure out a different way of sharpening razors.
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I switched to a 15° chefs choice....blissful :D :D

https://www.amazon.com/ChefsChoice-Prof ... B0018RSEMU

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fallingwickets wrote: Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:07 am I switched to a 15° chefs choice....blissful :D :D

https://www.amazon.com/ChefsChoice-Prof ... B0018RSEMU

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That's what we use too FW' . Once you get the edge converted over to the 15° angle it's a walk in the park.

I love the thing. Our knives have never been sharper and I thought I was doing good with sharpening by hand. But now they are much sharper.

I watch cooking shows and when I see a chef abusing the edge of a knife by scraping the edge across a cutting board I mention to the wife that I'd never let that (deleted) anywhere near my knives. It's easy enough to flip the knife over for that use.
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ShadowsDad wrote: Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:34 pm That's what we use too FW' . Once you get the edge converted over to the 15° angle it's a walk in the park.

I love the thing. Our knives have never been sharper and I thought I was doing good with sharpening by hand. But now they are much sharper.

I watch cooking shows and when I see a chef abusing the edge of a knife by scraping the edge across a cutting board I mention to the wife that I'd never let that (deleted) anywhere near my knives. It's easy enough to flip the knife over for that use.
I'm in 100% agreement with you, Brian. I don't abuse my knives.

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to the wife that I'd never let that (deleted) anywhere near my knives
thanks for helping to start me day with a :D :D :D :D

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