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Best Brand of Mandolin Slicer

Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,984
edited June 2014 in EggHead Forum
I'm gonna get a mandolin for slicing so please tell me which one you have and if you like it.


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2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
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  • Hokie_SmokerHokie_Smoker Posts: 504
    I have a Fender with a pick up built in. Just for those times you want your bluegrass loud.

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    Johnson, Navin R... Sounds like a typical bastard.

     

    Belmont, NC

  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,984
    I edited cause I am looking for a mandolin slicer. But that's good info if I ever decide to pick n grin :D

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    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • stlcharcoalstlcharcoal Posts: 1,391
    edited June 2014

    I have a Bron. 

    http://amzn.com/B0001BMZ38

    My dad bought one of these in Paris in 1993--still going strong.  Be careful you don't take a finger off with it.

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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,360
    edited June 2014
    Mine is a Bron Eurodib. 20 years old and still sharp enough to take the fingers off to the knuckles in a single pass.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,984
    Thank you for the info. So I take it these thing aren't @hennaple safe!!

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    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,360
    If you use the sliding guard and holder they are fine. I start onions and potatoes without it cause they tend to wobble if they are long. Just keep an eye on it or get a kevlar butcher's glove

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 4,777
    They aren't @Canugghead safe either ...
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    nor @Bowhunr safe ...
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    canuckland
  • stlcharcoalstlcharcoal Posts: 1,391

    I've been meaning to buy a Kyocera ceramic one for quick slices, but the Bron is the only one really set up with multiple blades (French fries, etc.)

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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,347
    edited June 2014
    I had a Kyocera that I used at Eggfest until I darn near took a knuckle off (it slipped on the table).  I have an Oxo for the house.  Whatever you get use the guard, VOE  :-O
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
  • KtimKtim Posts: 364
    @Hokie-Smoker I Know you were trying to be funny, but it did not work, that was a stupid response to a serious question. Please don`t try humor again. >:P
    sumpter township Mi.
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,360
    Ktim said:
    @Hokie-Smoker I Know you were trying to be funny, but it did not work, that was a stupid response to a serious question. Please don`t try humor again. >:P
    New Sherrif in town?

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • KtimKtim Posts: 364
    No, Just a bad day and venting.
    sumpter township Mi.
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,984
    Ktim said:

    @Hokie-Smoker I Know you were trying to be funny, but it did not work, that was a stupid response to a serious question. Please don`t try humor again. >:P

    It could have been taken as the musical Mandolin until I edited. No harm no foul. Have an adult beverage and join the conversation on Mandolin Slicers.
    :D :D

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    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • HDumptyEsqHDumptyEsq Posts: 1,095
    Ktim said:
    @Hokie-Smoker I Know you were trying to be funny, but it did not work, that was a stupid response to a serious question. Please don`t try humor again. >:P
    New Sherrif in town?
    I thought it was hilarious.

    Tony in Brentwood, TN.

    Medium BGE, New Braunfels off-set smoker, 3-burner Charbroiler gasser, mainly used for Eggcessory  storage, old electric upright now used for Amaz-N-Smoker.

    "I like cooking with wine - sometimes I put it in the food." - W. C. Fields

  • HDumptyEsqHDumptyEsq Posts: 1,095
    BTW, I've had one of those cheap Japanese Beriners for 18 years. It's as sharp as @Little Steven's wit. No mishaps so far.

    Tony in Brentwood, TN.

    Medium BGE, New Braunfels off-set smoker, 3-burner Charbroiler gasser, mainly used for Eggcessory  storage, old electric upright now used for Amaz-N-Smoker.

    "I like cooking with wine - sometimes I put it in the food." - W. C. Fields

  • KenfromMIKenfromMI Posts: 742
    I have a Jaccard that was given to me as a gift at least 12 years ago and its still working great.
    Dearborn MI
  • KtimKtim Posts: 364
    Sorry if I made anybody mad, just had a bad day.
    sumpter township Mi.
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,984
    edited June 2014
    No mad here. Cheers & thanks for the Jaccard recommendation.

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    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • KtimKtim Posts: 364
    Thanks Mattman!
    sumpter township Mi.
  • Hokie_SmokerHokie_Smoker Posts: 504
    edited June 2014
    Ktim said:

    @Hokie-Smoker I Know you were trying to be funny, but it did not work, that was a stupid response to a serious question. Please don`t try humor again.

    Lighten up Francis.

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    Johnson, Navin R... Sounds like a typical bastard.

     

    Belmont, NC

  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,984

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 15,355
    Inevitably in every cooking reality competition show, at least once a season someone slices the bejesus out their hand on one of those.  Maybe more cuts with knives, but the mandolins are put in the kitchen by sadistic producers looking for ratings.  It's like running with sissors.
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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,984
    edited June 2014
    I take it you don't have one @nolaegghead ?? Or don't recommend the use of one.

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    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • stlcharcoalstlcharcoal Posts: 1,391
    I have the one that I linked to......not the one with the "chariot"

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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,984
    Thank you !!

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    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,360
    Inevitably in every cooking reality competition show, at least once a season someone slices the bejesus out their hand on one of those.  Maybe more cuts with knives, but the mandolins are put in the kitchen by sadistic producers looking for ratings.  It's like running with sissors.
    It's all fun and games till somebody loses an eye

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,984
    I may have to rethink this if I am going to loose an eye!!

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    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • xiphoid007xiphoid007 Posts: 369
    I like the pampered chef hand held one. It's the smaller of the 2 they offer. Best advice to avoid injury, toss the hand guard and get yourself a pair of kevlar gloves.

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000IGGBX6?pc_redir=1403027188&robot_redir=1
    Pittsburgh, PA - 1 LBGE
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 15,355
    I take it you don't have one @nolaegghead ?? Or don't recommend the use of one.
    Hell yeah, I have two of them.  They work great, I would recommend.  Don't use them very often but I'm not racing some other team with Gordon Ramsey screaming "hurry up, you donkeys!!!". 
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,984
    After my comment I thought about the rushed atmosphere.

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    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
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