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 Post subject: Mini Plating Spat.
PostPosted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:16 am 
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$20USD? Really? Ateco makes one that anyone can live with for about $3\$4. Does anyone have one of the Richmond models? Why the high $$$ price?



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 Post subject: Re: Mini Plating Spat.
PostPosted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:57 am 
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I made these for some pro cooks from a restaurant in Chicago and they wanted one that was a step up with nicer micarta handle. I've been surprised how well they sell. I could have made them in China for 2 bucks a piece with a crap plastic handle on them but I decided to have Lamson do them for me and they cost more from them.



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 Post subject: Re: Mini Plating Spat.
PostPosted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:32 am 
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DAN <> These have been on my short list for awhile now, but the way the money always works out in relation to the orders... it seems they never fit in. I've been dying to place an order, but I'm waiting for one of three high-dollar knives to restock. I hate having to hold out, but until then I don't know how much money I have to play with. Mine now is in wood, it's shot so I'm looking forward to replacing it, and for whatever it's worth, I'll be sure to mention my thoughts then.



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 Post subject: Re: Mini Plating Spat.
PostPosted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 3:17 am 
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Thanks Mel, The one I have is wood handled too, it is hanging in there, I don't run it through a dishwasher though. I would also get one to try if I could arrange an order that would need it. I just wiped my budget on a suji and carving fork though.

Mark, I get it dude, American made is great. I am adding them to my "wish list."



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 Post subject: Re: Mini Plating Spat.
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The real question is. How many $4 alteco mini spats will you burn through during the lifespan of one $20 richmond mini spat?


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 Post subject: Re: Mini Plating Spat.
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Considering how likely many cooks are to lose/break a mini spat, I think the $4 ones give the $20 one a good run. In their defense I have a pretty boss plating spoon and fish spatula, so I think it's probably another personal preference.


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 Post subject: Re: Mini Plating Spat.
PostPosted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 9:21 am 
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Nbles wrote:The real question is. How many $4 alteco mini spats will you burn through during the lifespan of one $20 richmond mini spat?


So far, one has lasted me about 10 years.

That said, the Richmond spoon is a boss.



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After you hit 500 posts put a request in with your next order for a free one and I'll give you one for free.



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 Post subject: Re: Mini Plating Spat.
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 Post subject: Re: Mini Plating Spat.
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chefknivestogo wrote:After you hit 500 posts put a request in with your next order for a free one and I'll give you one for free.


That is generous, thank you.



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