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Old 01-19-2009, 08:00 AM   #1
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Wusthof Knifes

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I am new to this forum but I have been into cooking for a while now and I love cooking and taking my time and making fancy foods...

I just been and got myself 3 different Wusthof Knifes in the Classic Range.. Are these good knifes? Alot of people told me to get them, as I was going to go for global but after borrowing one on the Global I just did not like it gave me blisters and the handle I did not like at all..

I am hoping you guys who knows about these things are going to say what I have got are Great

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Old 01-19-2009, 08:19 AM   #2
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Great is a kinda high rating. Good or adequate might be a more appropriate adjective. Wusthof steel is somewhat softer but less brittle than some other lines of cutlery. This tends to make them somewhat easier to sharpen and also easier to dull.This should not be a problem if you can develop some sharpening and edge maintenace skills.
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Old 01-19-2009, 08:22 AM   #3
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Then what would you of gone for?
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Old 01-19-2009, 08:29 AM   #4
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For the average home cook they are very good knives. There are much better knives out there, but Wustoff is a very decent knife. It is kind of like buying a Toyota. Sure you could get a better car that performs much better than the Toyota, but for the average person the Toyota will do what it is supposed to do and do it well.
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Old 01-19-2009, 08:31 AM   #5
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Ok point taken but out of interest what knifes would you of gone for and would they been more money than the Wusthof?
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Old 01-19-2009, 08:34 AM   #6
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I actually own Wustoff. Knowing what I know now, I probably would have gone for a Japanese knife. I have gotten into sharpening knives recently and you can get a much better edge on a Japanese knife than on a German knife. If I were not into sharpening I would not mind sticking with Wustoff. As for brand and price, that I am not sure. I am not familiar enough with Japanese knifes to know which brands to look at yet. Price can vary from less expensive than what you have now to more expensive than your car.
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First choice is learning how to sharpen and maintain knife edges. Second choice shelling out big bucks for RC 61C + powdered metal alloy like the Shun Elite line.
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And I guess Global are the Jap range?
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First choice is learning how to sharpen and maintain knife edges. Second choice shelling out big bucks for RC 61C + powdered metal alloy like the Shun Elite line.
What range that show us a link please on this... Money not a issue for me just want the best...

Is there a website to show us how to sharpen blades properly?
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