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Old 07-12-2020, 03:51 PM   #1
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I was thinking about buying some CutCo knives for my grandmother, and I was wondering what you all have heard about their knives? Any responses welcome.

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Old 07-12-2020, 04:02 PM   #2
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Old 07-13-2020, 10:10 AM   #3
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My husband gave me a set of Cutco knives for Christmas years ago, because his mother had a set. They're nice, although I have since acquired other knives I like better. I still use the serrated bread knife and the spreader. I got the pearl-handled set with serving utensils and I really like those. However, my primary knives are Henckels, from the line made in Germany.
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Yeah, good knives. Would never buy them. The handles are hideous.
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well.. that was a fun read..

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Yeah, whatever. Cutco knives are sold for an everyday home cook, not a professional chef. No reason to even compare. My MIL still has the set she got for her wedding. She likes it. Who cares about some "great" Knife_Reviwer and his dissertation (SP?).

Like I said, I would not but because of the handles being uncomfortable. It was definitely design way back when ..., well when women were home cooking.
But I would not buy any knife without trying how it fits in my hand. I got this beautiful Shun knife, I got as a present, it doesn't fit in my hand. It's just its in the drawer.
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I think the most serious issue is the pricing - being MLM they are very expensive as a "decent knife" goes.
I recall one owner was really impressed when he sent his knives in for sharpening - "They sent be a whole set of new knives!"
which is a clue on the actual cost/value of the product - they're 'disposable'
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I think the most serious issue is the pricing - being MLM they are very expensive as a "decent knife" goes.
I recall one owner was really impressed when he sent his knives in for sharpening - "They sent be a whole set of new knives!"
which is a clue on the actual cost/value of the product - they're 'disposable'
Well. I've used my MIL's set many times since she went into a nursing home about four years ago, and the knives are very sharp. She received them as a wedding gift in 1959. I received mine in 1996 and, while I prefer the Henckels, I still use them in a pinch. They're not professional quality but they're not disposable, either.
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