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Old 02-04-2010, 10:31 AM   #21
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The last time I was there was in '86. I do not remember any of the places we ate. I got an app for my iPhone which lists all the restaurants and menus so I have been spending time looking through all of them. There is a lot to choose from. I will have to check out Bahama Breeze. Thanks for the recommendation.
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Old 02-04-2010, 10:34 AM   #22
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Not really related, but thinking of DIY solutions made me think of this bike rack I made in about 10 minutes.

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Old 02-04-2010, 10:37 AM   #23
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I am new here and had already ordered my Edge Pro. I cannot wait for it to arrive next week. I have a set of Cook's knives form JC Penny and look forward to sharpening them to learn with until I order a real set of knives.
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Old 02-04-2010, 10:39 AM   #24
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Welcome to the site luisc202. You are going to love your sharpener and it is good that you have a set of knives to practice on. I learned on my good knives and did just fine, but I would have been a lot less stressed that I was going to do some damage if I had a beater knife to play with first.
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Old 02-04-2010, 10:47 AM   #25
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Welcome to the site luisc202. You are going to love your sharpener and it is good that you have a set of knives to practice on. I learned on my good knives and did just fine, but I would have been a lot less stressed that I was going to do some damage if I had a beater knife to play with first.

I thought these were a good se of knives when I bought them. I have been researching knives for the last week and wow I was blown away by some prices on knives.lol

My knives are not sharp at all so I ventured out to research knife sharpening and stumbled on some sites and most talked about the Edge APex, but I figured buy the best now and be done with it. I seen what it can do personally and it is an awesom set up.

I just need to know what knives and cookware to invest in. I don't mind spening the money just want to make sure I get good quality up front.
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Old 02-04-2010, 11:07 AM   #26
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You will be amazed once you get your first high quality knife. It will be unlike anything you have ever handled before. The good news is that you do not have to take out a loan to get a very good knife. Yes you can spend thousands on one knife if you wanted to, but you can also spend 1 or 2 hundred and get an excellent blade.

The latestt rend is Japanese knives. Look through the knife forum here and you will see many brand names to look at that are reasonable in price. My first foray into Japanese knives was a Tojiro. I do not recall how much I spent, but it was under $200. It was probably closer to the $100 side. I love the knife. It gets very sharp (I have sharpened it at 10 degrees on both sides) and it holds its edge much longer than my Wustof knives (which I do like for what they are).

Once we know more about you and what and how you cook then we will be able to give you more specific recommendations on both knives and cookware, if you want.
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You will be amazed once you get your first high quality knife. It will be unlike anything you have ever handled before. The good news is that you do not have to take out a loan to get a very good knife. Yes you can spend thousands on one knife if you wanted to, but you can also spend 1 or 2 hundred and get an excellent blade.

The latestt rend is Japanese knives. Look through the knife forum here and you will see many brand names to look at that are reasonable in price. My first foray into Japanese knives was a Tojiro. I do not recall how much I spent, but it was under $200. It was probably closer to the $100 side. I love the knife. It gets very sharp (I have sharpened it at 10 degrees on both sides) and it holds its edge much longer than my Wustof knives (which I do like for what they are).

Once we know more about you and what and how you cook then we will be able to give you more specific recommendations on both knives and cookware, if you want.
my apologies for tkaing te thread off topic. I have a friend with an Apex and he hates the suction cups. I wish they would have used the same kind of base from the Pro on the Apex. I would have bought it then. The idea of the base moving around on me would drive me nuts.


I made a thread on this forum about knives thanks for the advice and if you want to post please feel free in it.
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Old 02-04-2010, 11:47 AM   #28
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Hey don't worry about the thread moving off topic. It is all related as far as I am concerned

Had I know then what I know now I would have splurged on the Pro model. I guess when it is time to upgrade I will know better.
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Well I don't know if they are letting me out, but I am certainly escaping. We are taking my daughter (who turns 5 today) to Disney. There will be plenty of sun I hope!
As a Floridian and a "Disney Nut" who loves Bahama Breeze for their seafood chowder and the blackbean soup, we used to visit three times a year and had resident passes. If you can't get into the BB near Disney, drive up to Altamonte Springs on your way home and eat at the mall there. We love Fulton's Crab House in downtown Disney at lunch for their calimari (its from the bell instead of the tentacles) I'd love to be your guide. Our nest visit is in April as DVC members
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As a rule I don't really care for onion rings, but I get them at Bahama Breeze. Matter of fact I never really cared for them until I had them there. One order is enough for the whole family, trust me! Can't remember what else I got there, probably shrimp and something. Everything I've had was good though.
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