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Old 04-15-2008, 05:57 PM   #1
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Looking for a knife like this

You would all be surprised how many stores don't carry a long serrated knife like this.

Lol...it's one of those knives you used to see on an info ad. "It cuts thru brick..and still cuts tomatoes thin as paper.
The flip side of this knife has "Sportsman Dream" inscribed on the blade.
It still works like a champ 20 years later but is getting long in the tooth.

When I go to local stores and try and buy a knife like this...nothing.

When this knife first came out in the early 80's, there were 30 minute infomercials about it. When I shop for a replacement, I don't see them on the shelves. I'd appreciate a link for a replacement of this type of knife.


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Old 04-15-2008, 06:22 PM   #2
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Might be a long shot, Caslon, but have you searched "serrated knives" on eBay?
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Old 04-15-2008, 06:25 PM   #3
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holy cow, Caslon, i have **2** of those at home, that i got, yes, 10+ years ago at an in-store demo wherein they demonstrated their tomato-and-brick sawing capabilities.

sadly, all i ever use them for is bread knives, for which they are wonderful, but not so much anything else. most lines of nice knives have something that'd be very comparable for that purpose, but without the pointy end. like, say:

calphalon bread knife set
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Old 04-15-2008, 06:29 PM   #4
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I'll do an Ebay search as we speak. Thanks

If it isn't on Ebay...it's crap! (or it is).

I like the pointy end for digging out the center of onions that have gone too green, lol.

But ya...that was a kinda a cool kinfe. hehehe...30 minute infomercial for it.
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Old 04-15-2008, 08:43 PM   #5
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I didn't know there was an infomercial on them. I inherited a few with the house. I rarely if ever use them, but manage to prick myself on the pointed thingies whenever I do go near them.
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Old 04-15-2008, 08:44 PM   #6
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looks like a big tomato knife with that fork.
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Old 04-15-2008, 09:20 PM   #7
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Lol...it's one of those knives you used to see on an info ad. "It cuts thru brick..and still cuts tomatoes thin as paper.
The flip side of this knife has "Sportsman Dream" inscribed on the blade.
It still works like a champ 20 years later but is getting long in the tooth.
Uh, after twenty years? LOL The impossible dream.
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Old 04-15-2008, 09:20 PM   #8
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Have you tried a bait and tackle shop or a hardware store?
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Old 04-15-2008, 09:32 PM   #9
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Hey, Caslon.....

I think your "sure thing" would be to ask some of the DC members who have some of these knives if they would part with them for you. It's worth a try.

At least you know where some are. Look. Stranger things could happen. I was the lucky recipient of some awesome potholders sent by one of our great members.
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