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Zip Zap knife sharpener

Posted by gellchom (My Page) on
Tue, Feb 7, 06 at 17:23

These little ceramic sharpeners were the BEST. But it seems they are no longer available.

Does anyone know where to get a similar item?

What do YOU like best for sharpening?


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RE: Zip Zap knife sharpener

Spyderco tri-angle. Ceramic elements. Relatively inexpensive. Works wonderfully and simply. Clean easily and last long. I've had mine for 20 years. Still works like new.

Picture here: http://www.knifeworks.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=1215


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RE: Zip Zap knife sharpener

Lanskey sharpening system.

Properly sharpened and honed after every use, most knives will only need to be sharpened every 6 months to a year, depending on how it's used.


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RE: Zip Zap knife sharpener

We use a Diamond Vee sharpener we bought from A Cook's Wares years ago. It keeps my carbon steel Chinese chef's knife so sharp it scares people.


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RE: Zip Zap knife sharpener

I have an old Zip knife sharper that used to sharpen knives when I was a kid , my mother said she used it with her mother. I'm 62 now and it still will put a pretty good edge on a knife
The unit is about 7 inches and long and all metal. Anyone know the history of this sharpener?


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