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Shun Knife Sale

Big Lake, Minnesota

2X Large BGE, 1 Mini Max, Stokers, Adjustable Rig


  • mguzikmguzik Posts: 19
    No idea , I got my classic knifes on amazon and ebay. Check ebay and amazon
  • real good deal, I always think about ordering them when they are on woot.  Never pulled the trigger though
  • bigguy136bigguy136 Posts: 1,161
    I have a set of Wusthof knives and I like them. Those who use the Shun knives, are they a must have?

    Big Lake, Minnesota

    2X Large BGE, 1 Mini Max, Stokers, Adjustable Rig

  • LitLit Posts: 6,856
    The premiers are nice. I prefer having a chef knife over a santoku but if you like santokus those knives are nice.
  • RaymontRaymont Posts: 687
    I have the chef's knife and love it. It is a a piece of art and functional! This is a good deal, 2 knives and a cutting board for $179.

    Small & Large BGE

    Nashville, TN

  • I'm wondering  about the half serrated portions on the knife. You would only be able to sharpen the center part
    Jefferson .GA.  
    Been egging since 1985 on a medium egg
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 12,860
    edited December 2013
    I would pass. I don't care for the santoku style to begin with (but that's just me) and this one is only 5 1/2" long. Also, I'm not thrilled with the partially serrated edge on the utility. Maybe good for tomatoes? But how do you sharpen it?

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!


    Central Connecticut 

  • I think my wife would like these. I bought her a 8" Wustoff chefs knife for christmas and the first thing she did was remove her fingerprint on her index finger. She has had a Wustoff santoku for years but the shape of the chefs blade threw her a curve.
    Nowhere Indiana
  • buzd504buzd504 Posts: 2,521
    edited February 2014
    I know there has been talk about Shun off and on here.  I don't own any or have an opinion on them (or know anything about pricing), but there is another woot sale here:
  • tksmoketksmoke Posts: 776
    I have the Shun Premier 6" Santoku, and like it very much. If you haven't owned REALLY sharp knives, there is definitely a period of adjustment. The Premier Santoku is not only an excellent tool, it is also a work of art - very beautiful. It needs to be handled carefully - no throwing in the sink, or perish the thought, the dishwasher. I'm not sure a serrated Shun is in my future,but you can be sure of the quality. I'm really lusting after a couple of the Reserve line knives - the slicer in particular.
    Santa Paula, CA
  • MaskedMarvelMaskedMarvel Posts: 1,955
    edited February 2014
    Well, crap..  The second link had the 5 inch Santoku and that weird utility knife for only $160..  Woot's REALLY been slipping - I haven't bought anything from them in over a year and I used to order several times a week.  Especially the wine.  But ....

    ... the Shun Premier line is, imho, a SIGNIFICANT value.  Lots of features there, but what I go for is the Hand Hammered tsuchime finish. I have a few classics, and am picking one of those Debas you linked up there up tomorrow off a Craigslist deal.  The quality on the premier line is dramatic. The handmade hand hammered effect makes each piece unique.

    @fishlessman also posted a pretty cool knife for $100  -  look to his thread.  I'll link when I find it.

    There it is!
    Large BGE and Medium BGE
    36" Blackstone - Greensboro!

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