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Nov 19, 2011 07:35 AM

Cordless electric knife....any good experiences?


We bought an "as seen on TV" model a year or so ago....terribly disappointed with the construction.

It fell apart and would not hold a charge.

However, BEFORE it failed, I enjoyed use of this type of product.

Does anyone have one that thrills them? I would appreciate recommendations by manufacturer and model number if you have that information available.

Many thanks, in advance.


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    1. re: ukjason

      Constructive, houndish input still being sought for the original question.

      The first-in reply speaks to the, potential, impracticality of the inquiry, but not to the universe of applicable options that might have been tried by thoughtful, experienced hounds.

      Jason, my question is in the spirit of the site...I doubt that your response is in the spirit of the site.

      Many thanks, in advance, for thoughtful and helpful replies.


      1. re: Monch

        Sorry buddy i had a bot yo drink when i first read you post.

          1. re: Chemicalkinetics

            yep., apparently scotch and I don't like electric knife,s LOL

    2. For more years than I care to admit, my father used a corded electric carving knife for the big dinners and parties. He loved it and as far as I know it is STILL holding up. I can't tell you what brand it is, as we won't see them again for another month or so. Probably something like Sunbeam.

      In general I am not impressed with cordless tools. Amazon has a bunch of them for sale, with HUNDREDS of user reviews. You may wish to take a look and see what you think.

      Personally, I'd rather have a really good slicing knife. I own two - one is best for traditional roasts and carving turkeys etc. And one is a single bevel long sushi/sashimi slicer, which I'm sure would do that job very well but I reserve it for delicate slices like sushi. It is seriously razor sharp.

      Good luck!