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Old 04-28-2017, 07:30 AM
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Old 04-28-2017, 08:57 AM
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I get a little spooked when the "made to order" price is 80% off the regular price.
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Old 04-28-2017, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by glc203 View Post
I get a little spooked when the "made to order" price is 80% off the regular price.
I know. But the link all checks out. I am going to try them...

Just ordered,,,
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Old 04-28-2017, 11:31 AM
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China shipping takes longer.
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Old 04-28-2017, 11:37 AM
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Originally Posted by skibum View Post
I know. But the link all checks out. I am going to try them...

Just ordered,,,
Good luck with them, for the same money you can get some very sharp Victorinoxs.
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Originally Posted by glc203 View Post
Good luck with them, for the same money you can get some very sharp Victorinoxs.
I have some nice knives, but none quite like these. Sometime in August I'll be surprised by a mystery package!
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Originally Posted by glc203 View Post
Good luck with them, for the same money you can get some very sharp Victorinoxs.
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Look pretty nice....I was reading some Amazon reviews and they seem to like them (and, it looks like they bought them at the $1000 plus price?)
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I'd be tempted to pull the trigger myself but dunno how I'd re-sharpen them????

"Each blade is carefully tapered on one side and hollow ground on the other."
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Originally Posted by rdmallory View Post
China shipping takes longer.
Made in Japan.

If shipped via container it generally takes 6 weeks from port (usually Kobe) to final destination in the US (usually SEATAC). Of course this all is determined in the end on how fast it passes Customs.
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Old 05-01-2017, 07:31 PM
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I'll second the Forschner Victorinox knives. Swiss made and affordable.
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Old 05-04-2017, 12:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Walleye Guy View Post
Made in Japan.

If shipped via container it generally takes 6 weeks from port (usually Kobe) to final destination in the US (usually SEATAC). Of course this all is determined in the end on how fast it passes Customs.
Japanese steel made in China, I believe. $220 isn't a lot in the grand scheme of things...
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Well....

They just came through my feed too. How are they? Reviews still seem positive, but im still skeptical
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Originally Posted by Godspeed View Post
Well....

They just came through my feed too. How are they? Reviews still seem positive, but im still skeptical
I am enjoying them. Really sharp - got to pay attention when using them. Overall I am satisfied with the purchase.
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Originally Posted by skibum View Post
I am enjoying them. Really sharp - got to pay attention when using them. Overall I am satisfied with the purchase.
​​​​​​​I think I'm gonna give them a try. Have you tried to re sharpen them yet?
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Originally Posted by Godspeed View Post
I think I'm gonna give them a try. Have you tried to re sharpen them yet?
I have not - Haven't cut anything too tough yet with them, and am kind of afraid to even steel them!
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Originally Posted by skibum View Post
I have not - Haven't cut anything too tough yet with them, and am kind of afraid to even steel them!
Steel away, you won't hurt anything.

Worth sending out for sharpening, particularly with asymmetric blades. Sharpening is cheap to have done right.

If you're interested in a couple of places specializing in maintaining Japanese blades, let me know and I'll dig up the links.
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