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Old 03-04-2009, 03:22 PM   #1
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Hampton Forge

Is the Hampton Forge knife set at Costco any good? It is very cheap price wise and I always say u get what u pay 4.


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Old 03-04-2009, 06:11 PM   #2
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Never heard of them, which doesn't bode well. I am no knife expert, but I am familiar with most of the quality brands.

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Old 03-04-2009, 07:13 PM   #3
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I think you've answered your own question - you usually get what you pay for. Knives are one of your most important kitchen tools. You don't have to spend a fortune to get a couple of decent knives and they'll last a lifetime. Why bother with cheap junk? Forget about knife sets. They may seem like a better bagain because you get more knives, but you don't need most of them. Buy a good 8" chef's knife and a 4' to 6" utility knife. That's all you really need.
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Old 03-05-2009, 07:44 AM   #4
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thanks for the input folks, I will stick to completing my Grohmann set.
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