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Progressive International Seafood Scissors


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  • This kitchen tool is a multi-tasker well suited to any seafood enthusiast
  • Stainless-steel blade; santoprene comfort handles
  • Features a curved blade to de-vein shrimp and a built-in shell cracker; cuts through crab and lobster
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Fantastic gift idea for the foodie who seems to have everything

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 7.8 x 2.5 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B00112ALA0
  • Item model number: GT-3156
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #138,904 in Kitchen & Dining (See Top 100 in Kitchen & Dining)
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Product Description

Progressive International is your source for the widest range of functional, inventive, and fun kitchen tools and great ideas put into practice. Our in-house designers spend hours in the kitchen coming up with ways to improve on a variety of traditional tasks and tools. Established in 1973, our commitment to quality and service allows us to offer a broad selection of quality kitchenware and other household products. Use the Progressive seafood to de-vein shrimp, and cut through crab and lobster shells. They feature a comfortable santoprene covered handle, a sharp curved stainless steel blade and a convenient built-in cracker. Dishwasher safe.

Customer Reviews

The scissors have curved, and you can split the shell.
junio
We love having dinner parties with Alaskan King Crab and these scissors work great!
Jodi
It makes shelling and deveining shrimp easier and faster.
S. Jo

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

18 of 18 people found the following review helpful By R. Rucker on January 19, 2010
Item Package Quantity: 1 Verified Purchase
OMG! This worked PERFECTLY! I made King Crab Legs this weekend for the Vikings game and I bought some OXO pickers, 3 of these scissors and a couple of nice crackers. Well we ended up only using the scissors! I never once had to use the crackers or the pickers. Becuase you can cut all the way down to the tip of the leg, I mean the VERY tip, the meat kept coming out in large, in tact chunky pieces - PERFECT! You don't need anything else when cracking open crab legs. This is a MUST buy for any crab leg lover. I would even go as far as to bring them to a restaurant if I knew I was havings crab legs. I am actually mad I bought all the other seafood items - LOL! We are looking forward to having crab legs again, very soon, because of the ease of getting all that sweet meat out - YUM - in record time!
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17 of 19 people found the following review helpful By G. Powell on July 12, 2007
Item Package Quantity: 1
These might be a tad big for Maryland blue claw crabs but for dungeness crabs (about 6 1/2 inches across at the shell) they are perfect. You may still want a nut cracker for crushing and the nut pickers or some crab/seafood forks for picking out the meat, but for opening up the bigger pieces without mashing the meat or spraying crab juice all over the place you can't beat these.

You'll probably want a pair of these seafood scissors per 3 people as you can easily share them around the table.

They are also great for opening up the back of the larger shrimp to pull the "vein".
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Park on April 23, 2013
Item Package Quantity: 1 Verified Purchase
Previously, i purchased this seafood scissor from Amazon in October 2012.
Yes ! This seafood scissors is well-made ​​things, and very useful.

At this time, i decided to buy three more same scissors.
But, after opened the box, I was disappointed to see the scissors ... It is different from screen photos.
This is not the scissors that I bought in the past.

It's shape is quite different. The blades are shorter.

After these scissors was delivered, I confirmed the internet photos(Amazone product detail) once again. There was a picture of scissor, I wanted to buy. not a deliverd thing.
I don't know what the problem is.

Anyway, I will return.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By ynotwalk on January 13, 2010
Item Package Quantity: 1 Verified Purchase
If you're like me, you've gotten used to eating cold crab meat because it takes 10 minutes+ to dissect your crab legs to get to it. I knew we were eating king crab legs for Christmas this year, and I wanted to actually enjoy it. So I did my research and eventually purchased the Progressive International Seafood Scissors. I can't say enough how good of an investment these have been! For the first time, I was able to enjoy warm crab meat! The Progressive International Seafood Scissors were huge hit with my family, and before long we were passing them back and forth like crazy. My father liked them so much, that I now plan to buy him his own as a gift for Father's day. Definitely buy this product!
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By trebe TOP 500 REVIEWER on March 17, 2010
Item Package Quantity: 1
These scissors can make preparing seafood a more trouble free, and enjoyable experience. The blades are relatively narrow, and slightly curved, so they can split shrimp, or easily slide into a crab leg. The blades are only about 2.5 inches long, so when you close the handles, you have good control, and plenty of cutting force is applied. The scissors will cut through most shells and joints without too much effort. Struggling with wet, slippery seafood is no fun. With this, you should be able to slice open crab legs, and other shellfish quickly, and more safely, reducing your food preparation time.

The blades are stainless steel, so with proper care, they should last for a long time. The handles have a nice orange rubber grip, that helps keep your fingers from sliding, even when they are wet. The orange handles are a combination of hard plastic, and a soft thermoplastic rubber at the fingerholes for a more secure grip. On the inside of the pivot point, there is a serrated saw-toothed section that can be used to crack shells.

Relatively inexpensive, and very well constructed and designed, if you prepare seafood, you will probably be very pleased with this tool. It also makes a great gift, and is currently eligible for Amazon's 4 for 3 promotion, and super saver shipping. So if you like, you can stock up and save big.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By S. Anderson on July 21, 2008
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These are really good. Lightweight and easily maneuverable. The curved blade works well with raw shrimp too. I would however, suggest shopping the web and you'll find these MUCH cheaper than the retailer here.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By last minute lynne on November 11, 2009
Item Package Quantity: 1 Verified Purchase
My first experience with these scissors was when they were provided at a restaurant. I have used them on Dungeness and Alaskan King Crab and they work very well. The tips of the scissors are small enough to pick small pieces of seafood out of its shell. I even bought two of them as a present for a couple who also loves seafood. I haven't seen them in stores where I live and was very happy to find them online. Amazon has the best price...especially if they are still running their "buy 3, get 1 free" special. Enjoy, enjoy!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Wilson Mark Jr. on October 4, 2009
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it works and it works well. does what it's supposed to, but crab shells do need to be a bit softer than that of a standard dungenous crab.
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