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Old 01-30-2014, 09:21 PM   #1
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Victorinox Fibrox 8" chef's knife

I'm considering getting this knife because it got high ratings on the Cooks Illustrated website. Does anyone have this knife, and if so how do you like it?

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Old 01-30-2014, 11:15 PM   #2
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I'm considering getting this knife because it got high ratings on the Cooks Illustrated website. Does anyone have this knife, and if so how do you like it?

It's a beauty! Money we'll spent! I own a few victorinox knives and they are great. This chef knife has a large blade which is great because fingers are more easily protected: the knuckles keep it away from the finger tips and the blade is easily kept vertical.
Bravo! Great choice :)
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Old 01-30-2014, 11:19 PM   #3
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It's a beauty! Money we'll spent! I own a few victorinox knives and they are great. This chef knife has a large blade which is great because fingers are more easily protected: the knuckles keep it away from the finger tips and the blade is easily kept vertical.
Bravo! Great choice :)

Glad to hear that! I don't have a good 8" chefs knife, so this one sounds perfect.
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Old 01-31-2014, 02:03 AM   #4
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It's a good knife for the price. Edge retention isn't amazing but for a home cook it should be just fine.
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Old 01-31-2014, 03:26 AM   #5
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It's a good knife for the price. Edge retention isn't amazing but for a home cook it should be just fine.

Hi! I have those and one chef knife by Globalknife, which is actually great. But what other knives are good? For me the big issue is the handle and the balance too and there are so many lines meant for home usage which I think to be simply wrong and bad designed!
Other interesting brands?
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Old 01-31-2014, 08:25 AM   #6
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I don't know if this is a sub-brand name or a series, but I have several Forschner knives I use for fish cleaning/processing. They are made by Victorinox. Except for the boning knives, the blades are curved like a scimitar.
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Old 01-31-2014, 12:24 PM   #7
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A picture is worth a thousand words. Here's the picture.

Victorinox Swiss Classic 8" Chef's Knife : Amazon.com : Kitchen & Dining
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Victorinox Swiss Classic 8" Chef's Knife : Amazon.com : Kitchen & Dining

Gorgeous! And super high ratings on Amazon!
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Old 01-31-2014, 12:31 PM   #9
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Personally, I don't like a chef's knife and haven't used one for years. My Amazon.com: Victorinox Forged 7-Inch Granton Edge Santoku Knife: Kitchen & Dining
does everything a chef's knife can do, only better.
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Old 01-31-2014, 12:41 PM   #10
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I have the Victorinox 10" chef's knife, the 7" Santoku and the 8" filleting knife. Love them all, a massive upgrade on my previous motley collection.
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