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    Question A question for Sal

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    Some years ago I bought a set of Cold Steel kitchen knives. They served me well and I was happy with them until I bought and started using the Spyderco Santoku.
    I am not here to bash CS products but when compared to the Spyderco knife they leave a lot to be desired. The Santoku has great edge retention, a comfortable ergonomic grip and a blade depth that affords knuckle clearance when cutting. It is a great "all rounder" yet I cannot help wondering what it would be like to have a full set of kitchen knives available to me.

    Is there any way that you would consider the idea of updating some older kitchen models with better steel and matching handles to sell as a full set?

    Regards, Ken

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    And I would add "How about a plain edge, 8 inches chef knife, for chopping???"

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    I think im getting a set for my mom.

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    Actually, I kinda like this idea. My kitchen knives are crap. I've been looking for a new set, but can't find anything I like, a complete set of Spyderco Kitchen knives would be nice, and buying them all as one set would be ideal.
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    i'm in too

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    ditto
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    I have the Santoku and the 9" Chef knife. The MBS26 in these knives is awsume. I have had them for a couple of months, use them every other day, and have not had to resharpen them. I just lightly use a steel on them every week or so. I would love to see the Santoku in a folder I probably would not buy a set, but I would love to see more kitchen models developed that I could buy ala cart! Keep using MBS26! ( I bought the catcherman for this steel)

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    That's all we use in the Kitchen.......K08 Santoku....It does it all and is an incredible kitchen knife...a whole set of them in different sizes...count me in.... and while your at it a set of steak knives SE in the same style? or with tappered point, I'm started to get all excited about the thought of it.....Doc
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    UK Ken,

    What would be a better steel? MBS-26 takes a great edge for real and careful chefs and survives the misuse of idiots like me. Are you looking for an upgrade with a harder steel, such as VG-10 or ZDP-189?
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    I already have some very nice kitchen knives and probably wouldn't want many more unless they were innovative in some way but one thing I could use would be a paring knife in some kind of premium steel - particularly I'm thinking of edge retention. The reason why is my wife uses the heck out of ours for pretty much every possible use and it spends a lot of the time rather dull.

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    Bring on the steak knives!
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    Might want to take a look at this thread regarding H1 Steak Knives from a couple months back, and especially at Sal's comments in it, as shown below.
    Quote Originally Posted by sal
    I'm afraid that Deacon has a pretty good finger on the pulse of the kitchen cutlery market.

    We've been discusing the market, but at Deacon mentioned, penetrating the market is tough. Lotta good kitchen knives out there.

    I'd be interested in hearing more about steak knives though, and H-1 is certaily a possibility.

    High line, low line, size, number in a set, etc.?

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    Hi Ken.

    It is being considered.

    sal

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    A Spyderco kitchenknife collection with the same handle material would be great. I have several Spyderco kitchenknives, they all work great, but the different handles are somewhat of an eyesore.

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    Great news!

    Quote Originally Posted by sal
    Hi Ken.

    It is being considered.

    sal
    Another reason to have more Spydies around the house!

    Cheers, Ken

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