dealscuisinart kitchen pro 15-piece stamped triple…

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Pretty similar set at BB&B for $100.

We received the BB&B one from our wedding registry. I'm thinking about returning it and getting this one.

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Whats wid knives and woot today???

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Any find an amazon link? Is the BB&B one good?

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@karenozug: It seems almost exactly like this one. And it's $65 cheaper here not including tax from BBB.

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Saw these locally for the same price on sale. Actually got the set that was a bit nicer for $60. No shipping and no waiting.

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I grabbed this set and I'm returning the BBB one. I end up +$65ish.

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Ah, an alternative to Shun for the financially challenged . . . wait, Shun is the reason I'm broke!

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@kylemittskus: Congatulations on your wedding. I hope everything goes smoothly.

The difference between these and the knives in your registry are stamped vs. forged. Forged knives are thicker, sturdier and generally regarded as better, although there are reviews supporting both sides. I just googled "stamped vs forged" and found many articles on the subject. Have a look if you'd like.

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If you can handle waiting, housewaredeals.com is going to sell this for $35 with bonus knives on Oct 29th.

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This is what I have been looking for. It's not easy to find stamped blades with rivited handles at a good price. I like stamped better because the don't need sharpening. But you do have to be carefull not to damage the frail tips.

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According to google this set retails for about $40. Look up the model number

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I found this review (among several others that pretty much said the same thing) to be a readily understood explanation of stamped vs. forged: http://www.discusscooking.com/forums/f90/knives-forged-vs-machined-21028.html

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I have this set (paid $100 at Kohl's about five years ago). You need to buy a sharpener to go with it. The knives are high quality and have a great feel to them, but they dull quickly (every month or so under regular use).

When I say every month, that's about 30-40 meal preparations. A sharp knife is a safe knife so please keep them in good working order and you won't be disappointed.

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Similar sets are being offered at www.housewaredeals.com this week.

Tomorrow, Oct 22 - 14pc forged set $29 ($115 MSRP)
Tuesday, Oct 26 - 18pc set $44 ($180 MSRP)
Friday, Oct 29 - 14pc set w/8 bonus knifes $35 ($145 MSRP)

I believe it's $5 shipping on each.

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@guthwine: From the picture alone it's obviously a different set. We're offering the Cuisinart® 15 Piece Cutlery Set, theirs is a 14 Piece Set with a $145.00 MSRP, and our set has a higher MSRP: $199.99 They also have a disclaimer stating that the price is is only valid "When Daily Order Threshold is met." Which doesn't guarantee you will receive one if you wait till Oct. 29th

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@chriswald84: We were unable to find another vendor that comes close to our price on the Cusinart 5055775. If possible please provide a direct link to compare prices.

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the MSRP is kind of mis-leading. You can find this everywhere for $99, but even so . . $40 is a good price. I just haven't seen any reviews on them. Going to look further in. . .

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MSRP on Cuisinart's page is $79.99... http://www.cuisinart.com/products/preview/lifetime-not-live/5055775.html. Still a good deal. But I'm going to hang in until we can afford something like the Shuns

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I got this set from 1saleaday about a month ago for the same price. Not a bad set, especially for $45. My only complaint is they seem to rust up pretty easy. I left one in the sink which must have been slightly wet for about 2 days and it started to rust up a bit. Took the sharpener to it and was fine after that.

Then again, what do you want for $45 :)

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@magic cave: The review itself seems to be rife with inaccuracies as most of the following comments disagree and correct the original blurb.

The more modern stamped blades (such as these offered) have seen many improvements though, and with proper care and handling should provide a long useful life. Particularly at this price.

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Why would you ever need a chef's knife AND a santoku knife? Or a "serrated utility knife?" Or even a slicer? Better to buy a couple of solid knives - say, a santoku and a bread knife - than spent $45 on this.