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Old 07-29-2015, 01:38 PM   #41
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Thanks but I found nothing comparable at the sites you suggested. It is frustrating that such a fine product is no longer available. I have had mine for 30 years and every year or two I have to cut off a few mm because of nicks and cracks so now the spatula is only about 8cm long. Even at that length, it is still better than all of the other spatulas I have purchased over the past few years, including the stainless steel spatula from Dexter-Russell. In any case, I appreciate your help and definitely sympathize with your fondness of the old carbon steel types.
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Old 07-30-2015, 07:24 AM   #42
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What seems like a lifetime ago, when I was in the army, going through the chow line at breakfast I noticed the cooks often had spatulas that were only a couple of inches long, maybe three or four inches, some even shorter. It seemed odd. Now I understand why they were holding on to good quality tools rather than replacing them with something inferior.
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Old 07-30-2015, 01:37 PM   #43
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What seems like a lifetime ago, when I was in the army, going through the chow line at breakfast I noticed the cooks often had spatulas that were only a couple of inches long, maybe three or four inches, some even shorter. It seemed odd. Now I understand why they were holding on to good quality tools rather than replacing them with something inferior.
Those army line cooks!
When they entered a kitchen mess for the first time they were handed a bunch of utensils and told to "watch them like a hawk and treat them like your beloved children".
Spring carbon steel turners were only long enough to do the job.
Literally there were 'time and motion experts' who came up with the most efficient way to flip 500 burger patties. The length of the turner was just long enough to get under the patty. 'Time and motion'. The second most important rule in the military.
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Old 09-15-2015, 06:44 AM   #44
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Gonna be hard to find something newly made that's better than the old warrior in the picture.
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Old 12-02-2015, 03:18 PM   #45
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Think I found them. I asked f these were the same high carbon steel as the last ones I ordered, they said yes. Dexter Russell 2386H-6 Dexter-Russell 6" X 3" Hamburger Turner, High-Carbon
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Old 12-02-2015, 06:00 PM   #46
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I'm going to order a couple more of them and see if they are the real goods.
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