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View Poll Results: What is your favorite knife manufacturer?
Wusthof 25 25.00%
Henckles 23 23.00%
Global 11 11.00%
Messermeister 2 2.00%
other 39 39.00%
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Old 08-26-2004, 03:22 PM   #11
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i'd prolly have to go with Global

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Old 08-26-2004, 09:49 PM   #12
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I love My Chroma-FA Porche designed 10-inch Chef's knife. I have use many knives, some heavy, some light, some super sturdy. But for ease of use, ballance, and hand fit (at least for my hands) this is the finest knife I have ever used. I have literally used this tool daily since Christmas Day, on a maple butcher-block, and have only had to pass it across a steel to keep it razor sharp. It's the most used tool in my home, and my most impressive one. :D

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Old 09-02-2004, 10:45 AM   #13
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Sabatier Carbon steel knives
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Old 09-02-2004, 11:16 AM   #14
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My Henckles are resting nicely on the magnet strip because the one knife I keep going back to is the 12" chef's knife I found 20 years ago under the sink of my apartment. I cleaned it up and had it sharpened and its always ready for me.

The brand name is Ontario Knife Company.
I did a google search and found the manufacturer and I believe its a really old model of their current line.

My nick name is from that - I am often called in to finish some cutting job. Refusing to work with someone else's toy, I yell "Get me the big knife. Plus, its a great line from Moonstruck.
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Old 09-02-2004, 06:03 PM   #15
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I like knives that I dont have to sharpen. That are somewhat inexpensive and after a year or 2... dont mind tossing in the garbage.
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Old 09-06-2004, 02:28 PM   #16
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oops. duplicate post
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Old 09-06-2004, 05:24 PM   #17
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I practically worship the four Wusthof Culinar knives my husband gave me for my birthday. And a dear friend gave me one of her mother's very old chinese cleavers a few years ago -- the thing weighs a short ton and stays deadly sharp...and slices so thinly you can read through whatever you've sliced. Yep. Really love that one!
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Old 09-06-2004, 06:45 PM   #18
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Global knives

Global knives are the best for the ease of holding if you need a lighter knife, due to older hands. Okay, arthritis -- it's a problem sometimes, well, most of the time; the sharpness and balance of the Global is really great.
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Old 09-07-2004, 06:17 AM   #19
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I'm very pleased with my Wusthof Grand Prix.
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Old 01-16-2006, 04:43 PM   #20
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Can't vote because I don't have any listed, and I hate the ones I have. Some set from JC Penney or something like that. Wood handles, which I hate because once they get wet, they look like crap.Glad to hear some good words about the Miracle Blade. A friend of mine and his wife have them, and speak highly of them. Likely to invest in a set with the storage block and free extra 4 knives. Frankly, I think the set should come with all 8 steak knives, but Chef Tony has got to make money somehow . . . . . . The Miracle Blade is the next set of knives I will own. If they are as good as I've heard, my vote will be "other" to cover for them!

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