Question about Wusthof Ikon knives

Discussion in 'Cooking Equipment Reviews' started by doctorjsh, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. doctorjsh


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    I recently got a set of Wusthof Ikon knives. I read on these forums that they have a 17 degree edge. However, I called Wusthof and they said that the Wusthof Ikon kinves have a 20 degree edge, and the only Ikon products that have a 17 degree edge are the Ikon Santokus. Does anyone know who is right? My experience is that customer service reps don't always know what they are talking about, so I figured someone here would know the truth.

    I am asking because the set came with a free Wusthof Ikon manual sharpener which has the same Ikon handle style but I don't know what angle it is set at since it did not come with any manual or documentation.

    Thanks for any help.