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Ginsu Chikara
 
Approximate retail price:
$75
Summary: This model has been tested by our experts.
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Community icon5 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Fine-edge blade kitchen knives
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User Reviews

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
I have had them for over a year
5/7/2013
Pros
Comfortable Grip
Easy To Clean
Quality Construction
Stays Sharp Longer Than O
Cons
Best Uses
Bread
Meat
Veggies
Comment:
After having them for over a year the only bad thing I could say is they addvertized that they didn't dull<br />well the reasion I got these was because I like SHARP<br />and after some use these get dull in my book but it doesn't take much to get them sharp again. I don't mind sharping a knife if you aren't having to do it all the time and these hold an edge well and sharpen quick.<br />Now for the feel I love them they feel well made, not like cheep junk. they clean up well they are holding up very well so far. I don't have a bad thing to say would highly recamend.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Fantastic Value!
2/22/2013
Pros
Comfortable Grip
Easy To Clean
Quality Construction
Stays Sharp
Cons
Best Uses
Bread
Meat
Veggies
Comment:
I am so glad i purchased these instead of one of the pricier brands. They are comfortable to hold and perform fantastically. Thanks Consumer Reports!
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

(13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
7&quot; Santoku perfect except for handle
3/26/2012
Pros
Good Balance
Quality Construction
Stays Sharp
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
The 7 santoku cuts like a dream and holds an edge well. The blade is thinner than my heavy chef's knife, so it slices through soft materials like bread, cheese, or soft vegetables more easily, though it might not hold up to tough root vegetables or joints of meat. My only quibble is the handle, which is relatively skinny and stick-like, quite a change from my regular knife (a Cuisinart with forged blade.)
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
The Ginsu Chikara is part of the Kitchen knives test program at Consumer Reports. The Ginsu Chikara Kitchen knives features and specs include Blade type, Bulky, Heavy, Knives missing from set, Prone to corrosion, Warranty, Set size (pieces). In our lab tests, Kitchen knives models like the Ginsu Chikara are reviewed on Overall score, Handle comfort, Cutting performance, Handle balance. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Ginsu Chikara based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Ginsu Chikara include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Ginsu Chikara.
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