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#1031290 - 23rd Feb 2017 12:39pm Chef's knife.
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Hi folks, can anyone recommend a reasonably priced chef's knife? It needs to hold it's edge for a good time and have a largish handle for my big mitts, I've tried a few from Amazon but they've all disappointed in some way so I thought recommendations was the way to go. Ta!

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#1031311 - 23rd Feb 2017 3:26pm Re: Chef's knife. [Re: Beethoven]
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I have a couple of Heston Blumenthal knives not to bad price wise, I did have a set of Sabatier knives the best at the time which where 200 20 years ago nicked by a tenant.

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#1031314 - 23rd Feb 2017 4:11pm Re: Chef's knife. [Re: Beethoven]
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Thanks saltytom, but a bit more than I want to pay. I googled "Best chef's knife for large hands" and the Victorinox fibrox 10 inch chef's knife came out top so I think I'll give that a try.

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#1031315 - 23rd Feb 2017 4:34pm Re: Chef's knife. [Re: Beethoven]
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I bought a ridiculously cheap offer set of Richardson KYU knives at Aldi a few years ago and they have been magnificent.Dont think the handles are unusually large , but OH has no problem with it and has fairly big hands. The seem to come on offer every now and then . Not really noticed that much difference when using between them and our two Sabatier ones .

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#1031322 - 23rd Feb 2017 6:02pm Re: Chef's knife. [Re: Beethoven]
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His trousers are quite arty farty. Not art imo just an experiment.. Rock on Tommy!

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#1031326 - 23rd Feb 2017 7:10pm Re: Chef's knife. [Re: Beethoven]
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Hello fish old chap, what have my trousers got to do with a chef's knife?

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#1031327 - 23rd Feb 2017 7:26pm Re: Chef's knife. [Re: Beethoven]
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Lol, fish, sharpen up !

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#1031336 - 23rd Feb 2017 8:51pm Re: Chef's knife. [Re: Beethoven]
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Have you tried JML direct. I seem to remember them advertising super sharp knives on T.V

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