Got my Dec throwdown prize knife!

Discussion in 'SMF Throwdowns' started by smokinal, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    I received my prize knife about 1 week ago. It is a real beauty. Made in the USA, seriously sharp, and has a beautiful handle on it. It has a lifetime warranty that goes with it so if it breaks under normal circumstances they will replace it for free, If I break it using it as a pry bar or screwdriver they will still replace it but I would have to pay half price. Not only that, but the knife may be returned any time during it's life for a free tune up, which includes polishing & resharpening. All I need to do is include $3 for shipping.

    The knife is the best slicing knife I have ever used. You can slice an onion so thin you can see through it. It slices soft tomato's and soft bread effortlessly. The biggest surprise was how well it slices sushi. We make sushi all the time & it takes a special knife to slice it especially if you make it with the rice on the outside. This knife slices right through without moving one grain of rice. 

    Personally I would never pay $200 for a knife, but this knife is worth every penny. It looks like it will last a lifetime, I may have to put it in my will for my Grandson who is in Culinary School. Here's a couple of photo's of the knife.





    This is an unbelievable prize for our throwdowns. Thank you Brian, New West Knifeworks, and all of you that voted for me. This knife will be sitting on my cutting board for the rest of my life for all to see!
  2. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Thats awesome Al. Im glad its such a great knife.
  3. What a great prize!
  4. That sure is a beauty Al !!! I especially like the Made in the USA part !!!

  5. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

  6. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


    Now thats agreat looking knife there Al. Now I do have a 200.00 knife and I love them. I have never seen one with a wavy blade like that one has. I'm glad that you lke it and maybe one I might win one to.
  7. sunman76

    sunman76 Master of the Pit

    I will trade you a slap chop for it...[​IMG]   just kidn that is a sweet prize   [​IMG]
  8. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That baby sure looks sweet!
  9. sprky

    sprky Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Very nice looking knife. I am quite sure you will put it to GREAT use. 
  10. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Great looking knife glad to hear it works as good as it looks
  11. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    Great knife Al its a looker for sure... [​IMG]
  12. harleysmoker

    harleysmoker Smoking Fanatic

    Beautiful knife, and you earned it. I am curious what the 8 divots on the blade are there for.
  13. thoseguys26

    thoseguys26 Master of the Pit

    I think the divots are supposed to help stuff to not stick to your blade while slicing.
  14. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Thats great Al it sure is a nice knife...Congrats...
  15. boykjo

    boykjo Sausage maker Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Congrats on the knife Al and thanks SMF for such an awesome prize.......[​IMG]

  16. dirtyd

    dirtyd Fire Starter

    That is one beauty of a blade. I was admiring it when I first saw it was the prize, now hearing more about it I may have to buy one for myself. Do all their knives come with that warranty and service plan standard?[​IMG]  If so, that coupled with that USA stamp on the ricasso I think I may give them a shot.

    The part about not destroying my sushi doesn't hurt either.[​IMG]
  17. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Im pretty sure that warranty is standard for everyone.
  18. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

  19. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Man it looks sharp watch your fingers my friend .

    and enjoy it.
  20. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great prize Al - you will have a lot of fun with that baby. I belong to a Chefs Forum as well and those are highly prized knives with a great reputation for quality

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