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Old 01-01-2009, 07:16 AM   #1
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Forschner. They are pretty much standard.
http://forschnerknives.net/
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Old 01-01-2009, 07:22 AM   #2
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So you're primary use for the knife is taking down primal cuts and not so much for final food prep I take it? If that's the case, Forschner makes a decent line, or even Sams's club has a decent line of catering quality knives that I've used for a few years now. Also, Dexter Russell has a decent line for what you're looking for. The key is in keeping them sharp and using a honing steel before and during use. Especially if you plan on doing a fair amount of processing.
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Old 01-01-2009, 07:33 AM   #3
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Forschner. They are pretty much standard.
http://forschnerknives.net/
I too highly recommend Forschner's! ALOT of bang for your buck! I have 'better' more expensive knives, but I prefer to use my Forschners.
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They are priced good right on the web site!! Thanks for the link... I love knives!!!

This is a good idea and deal: http://www.forschnerknives.net/eshop/10 ... e=FORMCHEF
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Old 01-01-2009, 09:42 AM   #5
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I like these: http://www.jahenckels.com/

They keep a great edge and you can usually find them at a reduced price at places like http://www.tuesdaymorning.com/indexCatalogOff.asp
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Old 01-01-2009, 10:16 AM   #6
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I have a few from every thing mentioned, I also have some from The Dollar Store that hold a edge longer than than the high dollar knifes.
Thing I look for is balance, and good steel so it won't loose a edge so quick.
Heck, I have two sets chef tony's too. But they work.

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Old 01-01-2009, 10:18 AM   #7
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I have a Wusthof Culinar's 8" Chef Knife, 6" boning knife, and steel. I have never had sharpin them cept on the steel in 5 years.
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Old 01-01-2009, 10:40 AM   #8
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I would go to a store that has all the above knives and hold them in my hand. Did alot of research on knives went to buy one set and didn't like the feel in my hand. Ended up getting another brand. Like pigs said balance in your hand means alot. Don't think you can go wrong with Henckels, Wusthof or Forschner. Even the better knife manufacutres have economy lines so do your reseach on price before you go. Just my 2 cents.
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Old 01-01-2009, 08:05 PM   #9
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Wittdog told me about the knive he uses from the sausage maker site. The price was right so I ordered a couple and have used them a few times. I have knives that cost twice as much and these work just as good if not better. Here is a link to the knife section of the site:

http://www.sausagemaker.com/index.asp?P ... tegory=108
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Old 01-02-2009, 07:50 AM   #10
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I like the knives the sausagemaker in Buffalo sells...they keep a good edge and the price is right..
http://www.sausagemaker.com/index.asp?P ... tegory=108
mudial (sp) is the brand name they keep a good edge shapren easy and the price is right I've been using my boning knive and skining knive for years.
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