Sabatier Loire?

Discussion in 'Cooking Knife Reviews' started by ntosaj, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. ntosaj

    ntosaj

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    SO, I know that all Sabatiers are not born equal, far from it...I know some are just bad knives wasting the unprotected name...

    On that note I just picked up a Sabatier Loire stainless bread knife on ebay for 9$ was it worth it?

    Does anyone have experience with these knives?

    Also, any suggestions for sharpening serrations?
     
  2. pohaku

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    Sabatier Loire 8" Slicer goes for $9.99 on Amazon, which also includes shipping if you have Amazon Prime.  I don't have first hand experience with this line, but I don't believe that it is one of the recognized French Sabatier manufacturers. At least one comment I saw on the web indicates it is of Chinese origin.  So, my guess is that you paid approximately the going rate for the knife and that it is probably a Chinese "copy".
     
  3. boar_d_laze

    boar_d_laze

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    Pohaku's covered the basics.  It's not a traditional Sabatier "brand."  So it's not like a regular Sabatier moved production from France to China.  It's impossible to set a value on a knife without seeing and playing with it in the flesh, but all of the indicia say it's junk. 

    Worth what you paid?  $9 is a fairly low hurdle to clear; only you can say. 

    BDL
     
  4. ntosaj

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    Alright so its unanimous! I had come to same same conclusions via amazon for some but this one seems to be an older piece, here's hoping it's a decent rip off!

    Otherwise, it was 9$, not so bad if it's an ok knife! And pretty enough to be gifted (hehehe)

    Thanks again guys!
     
  5. stipcarters

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    So it's been a half year since you got the knife, how is it performing?

    I have the same brand 8in. chef knife, and it's a dull knife, but easy to use and pretty nicely balanced. Easy on the eyes too, as it's identical to the Sabatier Provence.
     
  6. ntosaj

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    I'd love to tell you about it but I took the easy way out...Christmas gifting it ;)