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favorite food prep spyder

Postby Popsickle » Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:24 pm

What's your favorite food prep spyder? I used my para 2 20cp tonight to cut limes and lemons at the bar and I felt like the blade wastoo short....still though it blew right throug them with a quickness

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Postby catamount » Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:36 pm

This one.

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I had Tom Krein regrind it to increase the edge length, and thin it to .01". Fantastic slicer.
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Postby gbelleh » Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:43 pm

I only use kitchen knives for food prep. The idea of using a pocket knife to cut food is kind of gross to me.
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Postby ozspyder » Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:47 pm

I use my Millies or Large Persian where I have to on picnics. Otherwise in kitchen the Spyderco Santoku or various other kitchen implements usually makes short work of foodstuffs
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Postby dgulbra » Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:10 pm

I'll use my street beat for food prep when camping but otherwise I use kitchen knives at home
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Postby Popsickle » Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:39 pm

i should have specified lol..... it wouldnt be used at home. im a bartender and i cut lots of fruit lol. lemons, limes, oranges, etc

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Postby Popsickle » Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:48 pm

just got home and realized how tough lemons and limes really are on knives lol..... it may still be sharp but at a 30 inclusive it still took some damage. hopefully a few passes on the sharpmaker should fix that

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Postby chuck_roxas45 » Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:02 pm

jwrickma24 wrote:just got home and realized how tough lemons and limes really are on knives lol..... it may still be sharp but at a 30 inclusive it still took some damage. hopefully a few passes on the sharpmaker should fix that
Hey Josh, what kind of damage? Maybe from the cutting board?

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Postby Popsickle » Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:15 pm

ill take pics and show you chuck... im at my families house right now. going home tomorrow

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Postby Popsickle » Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:17 pm

and it would be my geuss that it was from the cutting board.... its more near the tip area

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Postby chuck_roxas45 » Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:41 pm

jwrickma24 wrote:ill take pics and show you chuck... im at my families house right now. going home tomorrow
Thanks Josh.

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Postby Popsickle » Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:49 pm

chuck_roxas45 wrote:Thanks Josh.
get in chat if you can :p

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Spydie Military

Postby cr123 » Wed Jun 22, 2011 12:04 am

Hi:

I use the Spydie Military Lefty model for food duties. I don't like cutting steak with those single use serrated steak knives. I do make sure to slice the steak horizontally so the blade never touches the ceramic plate. Or if rice or noodles are available, i place the steak on top and slice away using the rice/noodles as an edible cutting board.

and i do make sure the blade is food friendly before and after use.

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Postby yowzer » Wed Jun 22, 2011 12:53 am

My Chokwe works well in the kitchen. I've found the Military's blade is too thick for chopping vegetables but is otherwise okay. Barong, Stretch, Lum Chinese have all given good results too. Dyad's PE blade is nice for delicate work.
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Postby The Deacon » Wed Jun 22, 2011 7:11 am

Stretch has been my go-to knife for food prep away from home for years. Partly because it's what I carry but, then again, I carry it partly because it's so good at food prep.
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Postby 224477 » Wed Jun 22, 2011 7:22 am

catamount wrote:This one.

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I had Tom Krein regrind it to increase the edge length, and thin it to .01". Fantastic slicer.
This knife should have this kind of blade from the beginning. :cool:
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Postby DallasSTB » Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:08 am

G10 Endura with FFG, VG-10 blade. Excellent size, ergo's, stainless, grippy - what's not right about it? I've used mine for camping and food prep for a couple of years now and love it.

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Postby dd61999 » Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:17 am

I love my spydies......but when it comes to food prep my japanese fujiwara petty kitchen knife blows them away. During camping I use a fillet knife, out on the trails will be whatever knife I have on me, but I find the narrow blade knives like the ladybug peels fruit better than some of the wider blade spyderco's

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Postby phillipsted » Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:27 am

I tend to use two of my kitchen Spydies more than any others - the short Wharnclif paring knife and the santoku. Beautiful knives - I've got a couple of other kitchen Spydies, but these are my go-to tools.

I wish Spyderco would have made a serrated general purpose chef's knife - somewhere between 5" and 6" long. Most of the cutlery lines have these in their lineup now - and they are extremely useful. Maybe next time! :-)

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Postby bh49 » Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:01 am

My most used :spyder: for food preparation is Yang. Distant second is fully serrated K05.
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