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Victorinox Fibrox Straight Edge Chef's Knife, 8-Inch
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- 8-inch multipurpose chef's knife designed for chopping, mincing, slicing, and dicing
- High-carbon stainless steel blade provides maximum sharpness and edge retention
- Blade is conical ground lengthwise and crosswise for minimal resistance while cutting, laser tested to ensure optimum cutting power.Swiss item #5.2063.20 printed on the Blade.
- Patented 2-inch Fibrox handle is textured, slip resistant, and ergonomically designed
- Hand washing recommended, lifetime warranty, expertly made in switzerland
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|Material||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel|
|Item Weight||0.5 pounds||3.69 pounds||0.6 pounds||1 pounds|
|Size||8 Inch||SINGLE CHEF||8 Inch||10"|
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Top Customer Reviews
This is one of those knives.
I haven't been able to determine whether this knife is forged or stamped. The price makes me think it must be stamped, but the Victorinox site implies it's forged. No matter--either way, this is a fantastic knife.
It weighs a bit less than my Calphalon 8" chef's knife, and while I don't think the Calphalon is too heavy--many people do--I find that the Fibrox knife just feels better over the long haul--easier to manuever and control. It doesn't have a traditional bolster (another reason I wonder if it was stamped) but I find that it makes little or no difference--it's so well-balanced that gripping the front of the handle is perfectly adequate for control. (And you know what? The fibrox handle is very, very comfortable.)
Sharp? Yes, very. The reviewer who found hers to be dull must have had a knife that was damaged in some way, or somehow got past quality control, because out of the box this knife was exceeded in sharpness only by my Shun santoku.
Over the last two days, I've used this knife to trim and cube chuck steak and Boston butt, chop kale, slice chorizo, and dice roasted red peppers. I used it to carve our turkey at Thanksgiving, and it's equally at home doing a chiffonade of basil or dicing carrots. At this price, I'm likely to buy duplicates to keep both at my parent's and in-law's houses for when I cook there, because it's rapidly becoming the knife I can't work without in the kitchen.
Yes, I paid more for that santoku, but I think I like this knife better.
Update on this review: I was beyond the Amazon 30-day return period, but Victorinox was more than happy to replace it, emphasizing that all their products have a lifetime guarantee.
Sounds like something a married couple would say eh??? I don't feel I can add any more positive-ness to this knife but here I go. The reviews don't lie people this is a great knife, vary usable hardness, sharpens well, has not even begun to fade or rust, the handle is perfect for someone with large hands or small hands, the blade has a nice fine taper to the back of the blade (no multiple sharpening angles which I hate!!!), on and on it's just a good knife... I got this knife right when it hit the market and glad I did. I've recently ordered a new one as a valentine gift to a certain someone(:D). I would give them mine but how would we knife fight as a couple? LOL!!!
I truly don't think I'm going to be buying another one unless:
A. It get's stolen or lost.
B. It get's so old the handle dry rots.
C. I have to defend myself with it and I break it off in an intruders rib cage.
D. I'm drunk and take out in the back one day to bang on concrete (lol).
E. I accidentally leave it soaking in meritic acid.
(are you getting the picture???)
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This is my GOOD knife. I wont share with hubby either! I pamper it and sharpen it, and it cuts like a dreamPublished 11 hours ago by LizFromNYC
This knife has quickly become a favorite in the kitchen for all cutting tasks from fruits and vegetables to slicing and cutting meat. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Tom English
This is a no frills but exceptional knife. It cuts as good or better than other knives that I own that cost way more. Read morePublished 1 day ago by MWillow
America's Test Kitchen said this knife is almost as good as ones costing hundreds of dollars. They were right. Great knife with good balance and blade.Published 2 days ago by Alan Dayley
Performed as expected. High quality knife. Would highly recommend it.Published 2 days ago by Franklin C Haskins
Delivery time was OK. It was very sharp when I first used it but after few days the knife lost its sharpness gradually.Published 4 days ago by Amazon Customer
Good weight, wicked sharp. Would expect nothing less from Victorinox. It lives up to their brand reputation which tells you everything you need to know.Published 4 days ago by Netlurker
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