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OXO Good Grips Pro Y-Peeler
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- Precision ground, extra-hardened stainless steel blade
- Longer blade for better maneuvering
- Blade is easily replaceable with the OXO Peeler Blade Replacement Cartridge, sold separately
- Sharp eyer easily removes blemishes in one scoop
- Non-slip, contoured handle for choking up or gripping farther back
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OXO's Peelers – An a-peel-ing alternative
The Swivel Peeler was the first of over 800 OXO tools introduced since 1990. OXO's founder was inspired to create a better functioning, more comfortable alternative to the traditional metal peeler after watching his wife struggle while peeling apples for a tart.
OXO's line of peelers includes options for all kinds of preferences, including the original Swivel Peeler, a Y-Peeler, a Serrated Peeler and a Julienne Peeler.
OXO's iconic Swivel Peeler has found a home in the permanent collections of museums all over the world, including New York City's Museum of Modern Art. Next time, tell your friends you own a bona-fide museum piece!
- Small, uncomfortable handles hurt users' hands during repetitive tasks and require strength to grip; Handles do not flex for comfort
- Materials used are slippery, especially when wet
- Inefficient blades with poor cutting angles and sharpness cut into edible parts of fruits and vegetables, resulting in significant waste
- During development, designers literally watched people of all ages and abilities (male & female, young & old, lefties & righties and people with special needs) interact with the product to identify precisely where on the handle users applied pressure while peeling.
- The design team explored hundreds of different handles and learned that a bicycle handle, with its large size and "grippy" material, was a very effective jumping-off point for the Swivel Peeler. Bicycle handles have to be sturdy enough to give riders a significant amount of control, a feature that was lacking in the world of kitchen tools.
- While sourcing parts for the original Swivel Peeler, designers worked with a blade manufacturer that was famous for creating Samurai swords. What better way to ensure the user would not have to expend much effort when peeling a carrot, apple or potato?
- Large handle fits comfortably in hand and elliptical shape keeps it from rotating; "Fins" on either side absorb pressure while in use.
- Durable, rubberized material provides a cushioned, non-slip grip and significant control, even when wet.
- Sharp blades are angled to remove only the minimum amount of peel necessary with little force
With the introduction of the Swivel Peeler, OXO set a new standard by creating a wonderfully effective, attractive tool that people of all ages and abilities were proud and eager to use. Consumers everywhere were taken with the "roly-poly, pudgy handles, " changing the look of kitchens the world over.
Ever wonder what makes an OXO product an "OXO Product"?
OXO employees believe there are two rules that should guide product development: First, every new product must deliver a significant improvement over the status quo. Second, the functionality should never be sacrificed to make the product more attractive – above all it should work well.
Top Customer Reviews
The Paderno World Cuisine Tri-Blade Vegetable Slicer Paderno World Cuisine A4982799 Tri-Blade Plastic Spiral Vegetable failed and was returned immediately. It mangled the zucchini, didn't make noodles but clunky, misshapen strings, and wobbled all over the place. The suction cup feet were a joke. The carrot I tried never did get sliced into julienne strips but stayed in thick bands. (Yes, I had the julienne blade in!) And after slicing, the teeth were bent in all directions!
I can only figure that the one a reviewer bought & raved over 3 years ago was made by a different supplier. This sort of thing happens all the time... companies change suppliers for one reason or another and the quality goes down. Possibly the "good" recent reviews are for machines which were made 3 years ago and just now found in an attic???
I also tested the Gefu Spirelli Spiral Cutter GEFU Spirelli Spiral Cutter. It was about as disapointing as the Paderno and was returned right away. Read some of the 1 or 2 star reviews to understand why it was bad. Really never worked at all! Very gimmick-y. Makes me wonder if anyone actually tests these things before manufacturing them!
A few months ago, I purchased an OXO julienne peeler OXO Good Grips Julienne Peeler and enjoyed using it for about 4 meals when I noticed the blades (teeth) which score the food before being sliced were all bent at different angles! The blade didn't seem all that sharp and dragging it over a carrot or parsnip was sort of difficult. However it had the widest teeth at 3.7mm making nice fat zoodles.
Next I compared the Kuhn Rikon Kuhn Rikon Julienne Peeler with Blade Protector, Stainless Steel Handle and the MIU France MIU France Stainless Steel Swiss Peeler, Julienne Blade peelers. They both worked very well for hand-held tools. (Remember to anchor the base of the veggie, as one other reviewer noted, with a carving or large fork so you don't nick the fingers holding the veggie.)
The MIU worked great, easy to use, but a relatively short handle which I found harder to hold on to. Comes with no protective cover for the blade, but I made one out of 3" of clear plastic 1/2" diameter tubing slit all along the long side. The teeth are 3.3mm apart which makes a thin spaghetti-type noodle, but thicker than angel-hair.
The Kuhn Rikon has a nice long handle which I liked, and a cover for the VERY sharp blade. The teeth were only 2.2mm apart which makes a sort of angel-hair noodles rather than a spaghetti-type. Nice for root veggies like carrots and parsnips, and sweet potatoes; they cook quicker.
I hope this helps anyone wading through the julienne peeler swamp!
This peeler far outperforms any other general store peeler I've ever owned, straight or Y shaped The i-Series is also known as the "pro" series in the Oxo line, so don't get confused, there are just two series, the standard and the i-Series.
Since I feel this peeler's only competition, from my experience, is the aforementioned standard Oxo peeler, I've tried to identify similarities and differences between these two Oxo products below.
If you are buying through Amazon, they frequently run "4 for 3" promotions on kitchen items so you may find you can get the i-Series, or another item for free, if you are buying three other qualifying items.
It's a simple fact that all blades dull over time. The i-Series also accepts replacement blades, whereas the standard series does not. The replacement blades are about $4.99 for a 2-pack, so it's less than buying a new peeler, and still economical if you own both the OXOi-Series straight swivel and Y peeler, as the blades fit on either i-Series peeler.
I would say both peelers perform about the same, although the i-Series does seem to peel away tough skin like that of an eggplant with slightly more ease.
When peeling a lot of items, multiple potatoes, eggplant, etc. I find that the i-Series is more appropriate for this task, as the handle is a bit more comfortable over time. Both peelers are comfortable, but for prolonged use, the "nubs" on the handle of the standard made that peeler just a little less comfortable.
Both peelers have a stainless steel blade; both have non-slip handles, and are a similar shape and size.
The i-Series is made of die-cast zinc and weighs about 4 ounces, compared to approximately 2 ounces for the standard peeler.
The handle of the standard peeler has little nubs along both sides near the top. They weren't particularly uncomfortable, but as noted above, during prolonged use I seemed to notice them. The handle is smooth and contoured on the i-Series.
These differences are ever so slight, and it is not like the standard peeler made my hand ache or anything for prolonged, repetitive use.
In closing the performance and cost differences are not huge, so depending on your own peeling frequency, you may find it better to go with the standard.
I would say anyone needed a good quality peeler would be happy with either Oxo peeler.
Among the Julienne peelers out there, this is a pretty great one. Stainless steel blade, dishwasher safe, works great, several well-designed safety features built-in.
For those not familiar with the term Julienne, this means the strips it makes are skinny width-wise not just skinny thickness-wise regular peelers offer. This is an easy way to add skinny carrot strips to a salad, for example.
The only negative I can think of is that I'm so used to a side movement for peeling it seems kind of odd and unfamiliar to peel this way.
(1) BLADE GUARD
The blade guard is heavy duty. It swings down and stays solidly in place and comes off easily when pushed without slippage. It doesn't just slide on and off, it has stickiness at both the on and off positions.
(2) HAND GUARD
This peeler is shaped in such a way as to help dissuade the entire hand or fingers from slipping down the handle closer to the blade.
(3) GRIPPY WHERE FINGERS LAND
The handle doesn't just rely on a grippy/rubbery surface to hold the fingers in place on the handle, there are grooves created by flexible fins in the grip of the handle that add more grip for the fingers.
- There has been some disagreement out there about the size of this item. The actual size is 4.75" long. It has a 3" wide front, 2" of which is the blade.
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