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Was the Zyliss Control 3-Piece Knife Set. Bought the set for $33.00 total including then free shipping. Was not expecting to like this set as much as we do. The knives are well balanced have enough weight to aid in chopping and came very sharp. The handles are very well contoured with well thought out grip areas.I have steeled them once for giggles and produced hair popping edges. They are dishwasher safe and are a joy to use. A whole lot of bang for the buck in my opinion. And the blade cut out towards the tip does help with those rocking dicing cuts. Very well pleased indeed.
Added: Just looked at my reciept and the price was $34.95 shipped

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Posts: 3140 | Location: White City, Florida | Registered: January 11, 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I would spend that in belts grinding these!!!!!!WOW!
 
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I would spend that in belts grinding these!!!!!!WOW!


Well yes, but these won't be a hand me down item like the ones you make. And I would not put a handmade expensive knife in a dishwasher as these are made to do.
 
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Despite what they say, don't dishwasher them. The hot, blasting water filled with dirt is tough on the edge. And the heat of the drying cycle isn't good for the handles, long term.

They look like a good value.




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I'm going to experiment with these in the dishwasher as they are supposed to take it. So far I have not seen a problem. If the handles do degrade or I have to touch up the edges more than I normally do I'll stop. At these prices, if they fade away or require more sharpening effort after the warranty I do have other, better, knives in the wings. ( - =
 
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I have to agree with NO dishwasher..... no good outcome at all..
 
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There does seem to be several different schools of thought on why a dishwasher would dull knives. Most seem to think it's caused by being mingled with other silverware and bouncing about, others think it's the water pressure. Evidently others think it's the dirt from food. I just bought a new dishwasher that has a top tray that separates all the knives spoons and forks individually. So I will see what water pressure and dirt does as these won't be banging about. Again these are not high carbon blades. Those get hand washed and dried and put away. These are stainless steel that the manufacture says are good to go in the dishwasher. After a bit I'll let you know how the blades and handles hold up to the various dulling water,dirt and heat cycles that may come from the dishwasher. I tend to favor empirical evidence rather than theoretical. If any of you have direct evidence I would like to hear it.
 
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